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Forum: Kitchens & Baths 01-22-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,710
Posted By Live_oak
The good brands let you combine cabinets to avoid...

The good brands let you combine cabinets to avoid that double stile and seam look. Omega (step up from Dynasty) will do that, and Showplace, and several others.
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,147
Posted By Live_oak
The GC on the job is responsible for the overall...

The GC on the job is responsible for the overall site conditions. In the absence of a true GC, with the homeowner acting as one and not knowing what that means, it means that no one will own the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,464
Posted By Live_oak
Did you remember to factor in the weight of the...

Did you remember to factor in the weight of the shipping crate as well as the vanity? Did you crate it yourself, or did they? My husband has a bad habit of putting more wood in the shipping crate...
Forum: Remodeling 03-10-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,169
Posted By Live_oak
I helped a girlfriend do an entire bathroom off...

I helped a girlfriend do an entire bathroom off of Craigslist finds. And I've never had any issue either buying or selling anything. I've picked up a $30 cedar chest in a working class section of...
Forum: Remodeling 03-06-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,169
Posted By Live_oak
Start down that road and we'll see you on...

Start down that road and we'll see you on Hoarders! (I oughta know, as I have a garage so full of "too cool to trash" that no car fits into it.)
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-25-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,361
Posted By Live_oak
Lot of high dollar building happening in...

Lot of high dollar building happening in Birmingham. That's commuting distance for the right amount of money. Only an hour and a half. Lots of folks in the NE commute that every day. People in...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,204
Posted By Live_oak
I'm just too damn old. I don't even know what a...

I'm just too damn old. I don't even know what a "bitcoin" IS. And now it's already gone. I feel like my grandma. "Back in my day, we used REAL money. The kind we buried out back in mason jars."
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,954
Posted By Live_oak
Where in TN? TN has 3 distinct sections, with...

Where in TN? TN has 3 distinct sections, with different geology and climate for each. Up in the mountains around Chattanooga is a lot different than down in the flat mud around the Mississippi.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,153
Posted By Live_oak
Sunday nights is a conflict now! I don't know...

Sunday nights is a conflict now! I don't know whether to tune in to True Detective on HBO, Walking Dead on AMC, or Shameless on Showtime. They are all programmed to come on at the same time,...
Forum: Remodeling 02-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,168
Posted By Live_oak
Nice work! I like how the charcoal floor grounds...

Nice work! I like how the charcoal floor grounds the space, and I've always liked the toilet tank with the center actuator. Toto Rowan?
Forum: Tiling 02-24-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,147
Posted By Live_oak
Get a used egg carton and after every job, put...

Get a used egg carton and after every job, put some of the grout in the indents for samples. Pretty soon, you'll have all of the colors on hand as a "library" of actual samples rather than a chart. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,391
Posted By Live_oak
30 miles? Do you have a local Two Men and a Truck...

30 miles? Do you have a local Two Men and a Truck franchise? They specialize is small moves for apartment folks and small deliveries for those without trucks. Speaking of which, don't you have a...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 02-24-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,594
Posted By Live_oak
Done. But I didn't appreciate the hijack...

Done.

But I didn't appreciate the hijack that wouldn't let me proceed without doing it. Just like I don't appreciate the popup blurbo suggesting I use the mobile app when I access with a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,945
Posted By Live_oak
I want a TARDIS phone. Bigger on the inside than...

I want a TARDIS phone. Bigger on the inside than out. :) I don't want a giant tablet type phone to carry everywhere. It's got to be small enough to fit in a jeans pocket easily. But it's got...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-13-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,742
Posted By Live_oak
Maybe some Kevlar gloves would come in handy.

Maybe some Kevlar gloves would come in handy.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-12-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,061
Posted By Live_oak
Um, KAP, how do you feel about polygamy?...

Um, KAP, how do you feel about polygamy? :whistling Thems some fabulous treats for your lady that you have thought about. I'm low maintenance, but damn, I'm not no maintenance! Just one of those...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-12-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By Live_oak
OMG that's awful! I've been there several times...

OMG that's awful! I've been there several times and can't imagine how awful those folks feel.
...
Forum: Flooring 02-08-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,940
Posted By Live_oak
Not likely to be very successful with red oak as...

Not likely to be very successful with red oak as it has much less tannin than white oak. Could still prove to be interesting to try. And probably a pretty lucrative job for you!

The variation of...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-08-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,061
Posted By Live_oak
I would just like to come home to a house that I...

I would just like to come home to a house that I didn't have to clean (housekeeping service) and a meal that's edible that I didn't have to cook (catered dinner?) and someone that would rub my feet...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,912
Posted By Live_oak
You're the GC. You set the tone and the...

You're the GC. You set the tone and the parameters for behavior. You're not their friend (at work). You're their boss. If you want certain behaviors from them, or for certain behaviors to cease,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-05-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,744
Posted By Live_oak
GSD's are super smart as you said, so have a plan...

GSD's are super smart as you said, so have a plan in place to channel that to constructive channels or it could result acting out from boredom. As far as getting along with the kids, just have the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-30-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 52,761
Posted By Live_oak
People who would rather finance a poorly designed...

People who would rather finance a poorly designed and lesser quality project through Home Cheapo than buy something better (and cheaper) outright. If they are that strapped on cash, why are they...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,780
Posted By Live_oak
Could you build more than one 600 sf shed? Make...

Could you build more than one 600 sf shed? Make one your storage area for stock, one for X tools, and one for finishing, etc. It might be kinda Clampett looking to string them all out like that,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,382
Posted By Live_oak
You have to have a pipeline to get you through...

You have to have a pipeline to get you through the slow months. Did an estimate back in September? Call them up and tell them that you have a slow month, so you can fit them in, and you'll give...
Forum: Remodeling 01-28-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By Live_oak
Can't make a hole in the schedule. Would love to...

Can't make a hole in the schedule. Would love to be there though.
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