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Forum: Flooring 09-08-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,959
Posted By PrecisionFloors
If its 5/16 I bet it was stapled down. The...

If its 5/16 I bet it was stapled down. The problem with stapling the thin stuff is there is very minimal meat for a tongue. What you are hearing is probably the fasteners popping or the tongues have...
Forum: Flooring 09-04-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,717
Posted By pinwheel
Silicone & poly don't mix. :(

I'm gonna post this in case someone else has the same problem down the road.

My SOP, on new construction, is to put the first 2 coats of poly on & turn the job back over to the GC, then come back...
Forum: Business 08-27-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 63,487
Posted By ChrWright
I think it's a lawsuit waiting for a place to...

I think it's a lawsuit waiting for a place to happen.

It's focusing on the negative, which IMHO is the wrong way to run a business.

Far better to focus on who your ideal client is, and learn...
Forum: Flooring 03-18-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By jamestrd
... huh? take equal measurements of...

...

huh?

take equal measurements of border size off each wall..mark the floor and chalk line all the way around..then across measure the width of border corner to corner..mark that same...
Forum: Flooring 03-12-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By PrecisionFloors
They have to....expenses are damned sure not...

They have to....expenses are damned sure not creeping, but rocketing up :censored: If people would only realize that the goal of getting **** for as cheap as possible is one of the biggest reasons we...
Forum: Flooring 03-10-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,268
Posted By PrecisionFloors
Rosin paper has no place in any flooring assembly...

Rosin paper has no place in any flooring assembly period. Its a dirt cheap slip sheet that's it. As Opie pointed out - read the directions. Probably the most overlooked aspect of this trade. Some...
Forum: Flooring 03-02-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 24,547
Posted By PrecisionFloors
You can say it - doesn't mean it's true. I've...

You can say it - doesn't mean it's true. I've found the opposite. Look guys this has been debated on every flooring forum in the known universe for years. The ONLY people that claim cleats have...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 03-02-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,467
Posted By jamestrd
hey pin, its 2011.. the days of...

hey pin,

its 2011..

the days of handwiping are over..buff the stain on and off...;)
converted about 4 years ago...=)
Forum: Flooring 02-21-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 45,078
Posted By Jackpine Savage
He did three coats I think. I had him do my own...

He did three coats I think. I had him do my own floor as well as customer's floor. I had a white oak strip floor and he was out of there in two days. Water based.

I didn't know enough about...
Forum: Flooring 02-19-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,039
Posted By NEhardwoodfloor
Sorry prestige but your way off. Most...

Sorry prestige but your way off.

Most bamboo is not veneered. And straight oak is a bad idea as well.
Solid oak will warp and bow.

Your BEST option is engineered floor. That is a thin 3/16 of...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 01-13-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By QuarterDozen
Wow! Thats awesome!

Wow! Thats awesome!
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 01-13-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By PrecisionFloors
Beautiful work :thumbsup: Love the mixed species...

Beautiful work :thumbsup: Love the mixed species floor. Do you take any precautions or use any different install techniques when doing a floor like that due to varying expansion rates, or does it...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 01-13-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By HandyHails
I didn't even notice that until you pointed it...

I didn't even notice that until you pointed it out. Nice work!!
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 01-12-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By tcleve4911
Beautiful work, Doc...........:thumbsup:

Beautiful work, Doc...........:thumbsup:
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 01-12-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By jason.
Looking good :thumbsup:

Looking good :thumbsup:
Forum: Flooring 01-05-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,245
Posted By astor
Bona also offer Amber Seal...

Bona also offer Amber Seal (http://www.bona.com/en-gb/United-States/TopMenu/BonaSystem/Coatings/Finishes/Bona-Amberseal1/) finish for who is looking for that look. Check with your Bona dealer.From...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-29-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 23,969
Posted By Bjackson3
Guess I wasn't clear. I use the fence to measure...

Guess I wasn't clear. I use the fence to measure but with the sacrificial board it gives me a zero clearance spot to line my pencil mark up with. Looks like Gus's set up just with clamps and scraps...
Forum: Flooring 12-25-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,658
Posted By mbryan
I have done this type of work once or twice so...

I have done this type of work once or twice so here's my opinion.

The insurance company asking for atmospheric and structural readings is very common. The adjusters like to look at the readings...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By Leo G
I'm sure you've run into this guy

A good read on how a customer can step out of bounds and thin they are the most important thing.:whistling


A Sandwich, A Wallet, and Elizabeth Taylor's Cousin

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Forum: Flooring 08-07-2005, 06:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 30,830
Posted By Marco
Anybody who doesn't know the relationship a...

Anybody who doesn't know the relationship a floorguy has with his scraper shouldn't be offering advise on floor refinishing. "Old school", it is not! It is one of the most basic, necessary and...
Forum: Flooring 08-07-2005, 12:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 30,830
Posted By Teetorbilt
I prefer a 1" Red Devil, readily available at box...

I prefer a 1" Red Devil, readily available at box stores. Get a diamond sharpener to buff the edge as it will roll in time. It's work, but not hard.
Everybody else filled you in on the furniture...
Forum: Flooring 08-06-2005, 07:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 30,830
Posted By Teetorbilt
Those of us that work on yachts, fine homes and...

Those of us that work on yachts, fine homes and furniture rely on scrapers. It can be faster than sanders in many applications and don't forget the dust cleanup.
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