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Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-16-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,872
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Another jamb trick. Modified a couple quick...

Another jamb trick. Modified a couple quick clamps with ply triangles. The clamp jaws are mortised into the ply and bolted on as well. A pair clamps the jamb in plane on both sides. Replaces a shim...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-19-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By RobertCDF
Should have bought the dewalt 20v framing gun no...

Should have bought the dewalt 20v framing gun no gas to buy ever, and uses your paslode nails.
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By MarkJames
Both? :D

Both? :D
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-13-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,293
Posted By mrcat
That's what I was looking for. Most of my special...

That's what I was looking for. Most of my special bends I get from my roofing supplier, so I won't be doing it all the time, just when I unexpectedly run into something odd, or can't get the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,301
Posted By SmallTownGuy
This is you, right? ...

This is you, right?

http://www.huberwood.com/assets/user/media/ZIP-JLC-Article-Feb-2011.pdf

i read, reread, then read s'mores & talked to my framer long time to make sure he could do it by the...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-15-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,181
Posted By TG Deck
Pressure applied by human foot or other temporary...

Pressure applied by human foot or other temporary force seems to work well.
If the 1st board/s are started correctly inline and spaced evenly, the others follow the original set path, and there is...
Forum: Architecture & Design 06-28-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,643
Posted By greg24k
On the toolbar called Leader Line

On the toolbar called Leader Line
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-04-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,030
Views: 2,881,089
Posted By Artworks
More pics and less talk !!

More pics and less talk !!
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-25-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,030
Views: 2,881,089
Posted By Randy Bush
Personally when I buy new tools I like the case....

Personally when I buy new tools I like the case. For me anyhow much easier to store. After a bit you know what is in what case and if not mark the case so you do.
Forum: Drywall 03-18-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,499
Posted By Xtrememtnbiker
So for me personally, I have no problems getting...

So for me personally, I have no problems getting a nice corner with paper tape on a 90. It's much cheaper than SF so I see no reason to use SF on a 90.

On off angle corners, whatever they may be,...
Forum: Accounting Software & Discussion 03-11-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,839
Posted By Philament
I am in the midst of setting it up right now and...

I am in the midst of setting it up right now and it is pretty time intensive to get the whole thing setup right (and this is coming from someone who is quite good with computers).

In order to get...
Forum: Remodeling 03-03-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,907
Posted By PCI
Need ideas for stairs

I have a 3 season porch that the customer wants stairs. I'm looking for ideas from all of you. I was thinking of stone stairs,as in slabs, so they would move with the pavers/ground. What say you?
Forum: Framing 01-08-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,257
Posted By jlhaslip
Yup. It states how thick the walls of the...

Yup.

It states how thick the walls of the Igloo need to be and the allowable number of Polar Bear skins required for flooring.

:eek:

:laughing::thumbup:
Forum: Business 12-25-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,234
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
I want to play with machinery until the day I...

I want to play with machinery until the day I die, it's just too much fun.

I like large margins though.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-24-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 54,632
Posted By J L
We've taken pre-assembly to a new level. We've...

We've taken pre-assembly to a new level. We've pre-built and pre-finished all of the interior trim throughout the house including the window frame trim, interior doors, ceiling beams, and everything...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-24-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,096
Posted By rrk
You are working with a poor supplier, it may be...

You are working with a poor supplier, it may be the designer has poor communication with the person who does the ordering. A good designer/order person can make a semi custom cabinet line into a full...
Forum: Framing 12-23-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,576
Posted By thehockeydman
If I were a builder I would want to see it over a...

If I were a builder I would want to see it over a stud as well. I've never done it any other way.

I have no idea if it's against code or not, since we always break over a stud, but to me seeing...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-22-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,096
Posted By Spencer
I am currently installing a bunch of Haas...

I am currently installing a bunch of Haas cabinets for two kitchens and an office.

They have a back that is recessed about 3/8".

Yesterday I had to cut every single base cabinet because the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,965
Posted By Spencer
I keep my tools and vehicles the same as I will...

I keep my tools and vehicles the same as I will keep your house. Clean, well maintained, and professional. I drive nice enough vehicles and have nice enough equipment for the customer to know that I...
Forum: Business 09-06-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,348
Posted By Spencer
This is something I'm working on now. I like Dave...

This is something I'm working on now. I like Dave Ramsey's baby step principles for personal finance and am taking a similar approach in my business. I don't have a problem with dept if it is...
Forum: Business 09-06-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,348
Posted By Jaws
I agree with Leo on the hours, when your doing...

I agree with Leo on the hours, when your doing more thsn one job, you got to work more.

I paid myself about half my current salary for 4 years, and worked 7 days a week for the most part for 5+...
Forum: Websites and SEO 07-01-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,754
Posted By TNTRenovate
Seriously painful how? I will lose rank for a few...

Seriously painful how? I will lose rank for a few months? Only a fool relies on one form of lead generation. I could take my site down tomorrow and be just as successful. I just choose to be apart of...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 06-07-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,783
Posted By aptpupil
My understanding is that it's just too make the...

My understanding is that it's just too make the width work. I've heard people use rigid foam instead.
Forum: Websites and SEO 05-31-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,754
Posted By Texas Wax
Before you hire a just a "web" guy consider...

Before you hire a just a "web" guy consider finding a marketing proffessional/s who have a proven track record in web/online advertising, branding,exposure, what ever. They are more than a 'Jockey...
Forum: Websites and SEO 05-31-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,754
Posted By TNTRenovate
IL isn't a key word I am using. So I'm not going...

IL isn't a key word I am using. So I'm not going to show up. You are also not local so google doesn't display the same results as a local search.

I'm first page on all my keywords and usually in...
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