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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-01-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,201
Posted By Texas Wax
Don't believe it's the cost, $30-50K per year for...

Don't believe it's the cost, $30-50K per year for "colleges" as I understand it. That would be like the school of architecture, fine arts etc all need individual accreditation. Individual Nursing...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Texas Wax
That is the formula for when they strike. Often...

That is the formula for when they strike. Often the obvious the precipitating conditions exist long enough that many start to believe they aren't a factor. Then all of a sudden (normal recession)...
Forum: Drafting & CAD Forum 06-23-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 295
Posted By Texas Wax
Strangely makes me feel good, nothings changed...

Strangely makes me feel good, nothings changed much in a couple decades ;)

Might want to check out and put a little time into sketchup, if you haven't. Free for personal use version. Just to have...
Forum: Vehicles 06-23-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Texas Wax
I'd be more concerned with DOT standards. Highway...

I'd be more concerned with DOT standards. Highway Popo might starting gunning for ya. Being the sticklers they are.

Might consider a federally approved and mounted fuel cell in that application....
Forum: Framing 06-22-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,846
Posted By Texas Wax
:laughing: Nighder, jeese lious, west side land...

:laughing: Nighder, jeese lious, west side land of uffda and garden gnomes.
Forum: Drafting & CAD Forum 06-22-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 295
Posted By Texas Wax
Softplan 2016 has an export option to Sketchup. ...

Softplan 2016 has an export option to Sketchup.

Export to CAD or AutoCad is typically-native 2D. You need to export to a 3D format (file extension) for most other applications to interpret the...
Forum: Framing 06-21-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,846
Posted By Texas Wax
Makes sense now, Ya der hey yuouse from da cadahy...

Makes sense now, Ya der hey yuouse from da cadahy sout side or nort woods?

:jester:
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,030
Posted By Texas Wax
You must be one of those cord cutting Nazi's....

You must be one of those cord cutting Nazi's. :jester:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-08-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 3,937
Posted By Texas Wax
Form through function - It's a church, not a...

Form through function - It's a church, not a monument to ancient construction practices, that can not be reproduced. You really believe that the tradesman of that era wouldn't have been sporting wood...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,304
Posted By Texas Wax
There is one in Franklin Wisconsin, verified by...

There is one in Franklin Wisconsin, verified by drywallers. Didn't have to trim an edge anywhere to fit. Good tight rockers too. 5 Stars in his book of framers. Outside of that, nobody gave a gnats...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-01-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Texas Wax
1974 - They would be wood

1974 - They would be wood
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-31-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,297
Posted By Texas Wax
Wash it washing machine, laundromat. HOT HOT,...

Wash it washing machine, laundromat. HOT HOT, will get the wax out,bleach may help with the stains. LOL works with the tightey whiteys LOL No different than getting that chit on & off your jeans.

...
Forum: Business 05-31-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,168
Posted By Texas Wax
.... no money no :censored:

.... no money no :censored:
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-31-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Texas Wax
Are you in the "moraine", being in MN. Sandy...

Are you in the "moraine", being in MN. Sandy clay, gravel, rocks and boulders generally. Sump can run constant next door and your excavation could be bone dry. Just never know how the veins and...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-30-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 616
Posted By Texas Wax
All I can offer is 'Godspeed', the journey is...

All I can offer is 'Godspeed', the journey is just beginning. Last October was working on a final wrap up of home Damaged in the Christmas 2015 tornado in Rowlett Texas very strong F4. So many hard...
Forum: Carpentry 05-30-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,021
Posted By Texas Wax
Exactly why I mentioned it. Done a lot of retail...

Exactly why I mentioned it. Done a lot of retail fit-up like that. Just the thought makes me want to slit my wrists. Given "ANY" easier way and I'd be down with it.

Shoot it with a laser mark...
Forum: Carpentry 05-30-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,021
Posted By Texas Wax
Z bar, anodized or painted to match walls. Get...

Z bar, anodized or painted to match walls. Get the spacing right on the walls... every rack could be jig marked drilled and hanging zbar clips applied all at once in a single area for efficiency....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-28-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,044
Posted By Texas Wax
Albino's look tan compared to my legs. Wore...

Albino's look tan compared to my legs. Wore shorts once while framing, never again. Between the icthy hem-fir sawdust on sweaty legs and sawdust in the boots ... :no:
Forum: Tiling 05-26-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 458,654
Posted By Texas Wax
Just finished one. Thought about doing individual...

Just finished one. Thought about doing individual setting :no: Still recovering from a travertine 1x1 mosaic that I had to set in strips and individuals. Crap tile, from a crap store supplied by the,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 639
Posted By Texas Wax
You associate a thermos with bad experience, Me...

You associate a thermos with bad experience, Me the Joy of not killing people :whistling
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-22-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 971
Posted By Texas Wax
Because you never fight with a child. You assert...

Because you never fight with a child. You assert your adult dominance. They have their place in the pecking order and you have yours. Your job is not to win, but to be an unmovable opposing force to...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-19-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By Texas Wax
Tremco-Dymonic is paintable, with a few...

Tremco-Dymonic is paintable, with a few exceptions I understand. Glaziers I know and have used typically have access if not use it daily. Painted exterior latex over it a number of times after it's...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 18,479
Posted By Texas Wax
My Old Friend 'Speed...'

Got a call that went like this. Need some redwood 2x6 handrail milled up. Around 80 feet. Know you have the shaper cutters somewhere in your drawers full of them.

Turns out I had some router bits...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 986
Posted By Texas Wax
Looks to be on the rough/sloppy side of normal...

Looks to be on the rough/sloppy side of normal compared to up here in Dallas.

Seen some really neatly stacked and some not so much. Whole process always looks hinky, but that's how it's done.
Forum: Carpentry 05-12-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,562
Posted By Texas Wax
Much of it, I believe is regional and influenced...

Much of it, I believe is regional and influenced by the big box builders. Vast majority of buyers are 'not' all that concerned with full trim window package. Here in DFW, I stopped asking, nobody...
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