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Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-26-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,492
Posted By StrongTower
Thinking corrugated fastener gun

Done a lot of mdf build on the wall, incorporate casing as stiles. In that application I run a 1/4 dado on all the rails and stiles about a fat 1/16 off the wall. Then I can just slide the 1/4 in...
Forum: Flooring 06-26-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,132
Posted By Tannurrrr
Lol the builder didn't want to pay us to do it...

Lol the builder didn't want to pay us to do it right so he had his regular "crew" do the floor. So while I was there finishing up the two master baths he had his crew pour the floor. They did...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-26-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,492
Posted By hdavis
Spencer's customer is the GC, period. The HO is...

Spencer's customer is the GC, period. The HO is a stakeholder, and the paint guys would be stakeholders, too. Customer says FJ poplar, FJ poplar it is.

The skill set he's developing translates...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 06-25-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,492
Posted By Spencer
Lighten up. It's called a joke. We all have to...

Lighten up. It's called a joke. We all have to start somewhere. These rat holes with fj trim is the best I can do at the moment.

What am I supposed to do? Seriously what? That is what is getting...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-23-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,226
Posted By m1911
Bosch didn't make stuff in Sweden, and many don't...

Bosch didn't make stuff in Sweden, and many don't know that Sweden is not Switzerland, and Swiss made does not mean made in Sweden...:laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,458
Posted By fjn
Well,I 'll subscribe to the mindset of Winston...

Well,I 'll subscribe to the mindset of Winston Churchill,for he said "it is far better to win glorious triumphs,even though checkered by defeat than to join ranks with those poor souls who neither...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,842
Posted By hdavis
I've bought lifetime supplies of some things when...

I've bought lifetime supplies of some things when I got the right deal, but so far I'm living too long.:laughing:
Forum: Carpentry 06-22-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,168
Posted By m1911
Theives are stupid...they'll steal it...and...

Theives are stupid...they'll steal it...and you're still out a tool...:blink:
Forum: Vehicles 06-19-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 68,296
Posted By rrk
A friend of mine went from a 08 Sprinter to a gas...

A friend of mine went from a 08 Sprinter to a gas Promaster, his mileage now is 14-16 always hauling a lot of weight and he has a heavy foot. He was getting about 18 with the sprinter.

Everyone...
Forum: Framing 06-18-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,061
Posted By greg24k
It is, but some States use same code book with...

It is, but some States use same code book with minor code modifications for their own state.
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By Morning Wood
Neither? 1

Neither?
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Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,369
Posted By gbruzze1
Ok but I need you to get liability and workers...

Ok but I need you to get liability and workers compensation. It's going to be better for you if I 1099 you and treat you as a sub. Oh yea, you're still getting $15/hour, but hey their won't be any...
Forum: Tiling 06-04-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,268
Posted By CCCo.
Yep Its best to just dangle it over the end...

Yep

Its best to just dangle it over the end :thumbsup:

But I thought an ugly piece of trim might be nice!

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Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,069
Posted By LI-Remodeler
No we are not and we never will be at that point....

No we are not and we never will be at that point.

You're either not looking in the right areas, not looking at all, not looking hard enough and/or not going through the vetting process...
Forum: Tiling 05-24-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,335
Posted By charimon
If we are looking at shower installation...

If we are looking at shower installation standards there is only one reference.

...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,581
Posted By Creter
Exactly. I don't micromanage my employees. Here...

Exactly. I don't micromanage my employees. Here is what needs to get done, here is how I would go about doing it but regardless this is how it needs to turn out.

And off they go.

It's up to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,581
Posted By hdavis
This can be an issue with any age. I talked to...

This can be an issue with any age. I talked to one guy that only had problems with the older people - same thing, they knew it all and knew it better.



I always tell people that I have a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,581
Posted By shesbros
How to handle new young guys. (pulling my hair out)

Had to fire a new guy today.

We are a painting and remodeling company that does only residential work. We are a very small shop. Been in business 22 years.

I'm getting very frustrated. I...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-17-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,885
Posted By SmallTownGuy
"As a carpenter I will do my best, caulk and...

"As a carpenter I will do my best, caulk and paint will do the rest".

That's the axiom I learnt working on old relics - excuse me, I mean historically significant architectural gems.

The walls...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,838
Posted By Unger.const
It can open the door to not dealing with things...

It can open the door to not dealing with things too. Seen that all to often.
Forum: Tiling 05-09-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 147,930
Posted By GO Remodeling
[QUOTE=CO762;4714985]Maybe if you used ditra...

[QUOTE=CO762;4714985]Maybe if you used ditra under the pan? :D I think we're told that ditra should be used for everything.

So if the logic is drying between the plastic and the tile, why does...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By AGullion
I'm confused. Do you want to be a tradesman or a...

I'm confused. Do you want to be a tradesman or a remodeler? If you want to be a tradesman, pursue a trade you are interested in, excites you and you 'd be proud of . For me, tile was attractive...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,344
Posted By AGullion
My guess is it's all basically a crock to drum up...

My guess is it's all basically a crock to drum up some money . I 'll say this , though .....most of us that know how to use our tools and make money with them keep them under lock and key when we...
Forum: Tiling 05-01-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By gowings
There probably more truth to that then we...

There probably more truth to that then we think:clap: I had the plumber come in and finish off the shower trim hookups. Laid his tools inside the tile niche while working on the hookups and nicked...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,344
Posted By KAP
Yes, but grandpa's hammer is worth more... ...

Yes, but grandpa's hammer is worth more... :whistling


I don't know.... the more I read and how people are responding and the more I looked at his work, is he a guy down on his luck, a scammer...
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