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Forum: Technology 07-02-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By Matt0034
Switching to MAC

I'm in the market for a new laptop and am seriously thinking a mac. Anyone switch from pic to mac for business use? What accounting software did you go with? Any software issues that make you wish...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-08-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,356
Posted By Matt0034
I have a poly from HD and it's ok and a...

I have a poly from HD and it's ok and a flexzilla. I like them both really. When I was framing and roofing I ran 3/8 for 50' then 1/4 for 50'. 1/4 at the gun is a lot easier to maneuver around when...
Forum: Flooring 06-08-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By Matt0034
Always cement board behind in showers. Schluter...

Always cement board behind in showers. Schluter is an awesome SYSTEM, I'd love to get a job to use it but budget is a huge factor in most of my work so far so I'd probably go with the red guard as...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-22-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,329
Posted By Matt0034
Thoroseal typically for CMU, Carlisle is about...

Thoroseal typically for CMU, Carlisle is about norm for commercial use. Both make some great products. Newest one I was very impressed with was poly-wall. It could be residential or commercial,...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-22-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By Matt0034
I used the framing gun and it seemed to jam all...

I used the framing gun and it seemed to jam all the time with ring shank 8d nails, shot 16's awesome but stunk on the 8's. have you had any issues with that? Grip rite nails


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Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-22-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By Matt0034
Milwaukee Fuel Nailer

Anyone have the new battery powered finish nailers from Milwaukee? Tool plus has the 15ga for $260!
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-08-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,227
Posted By Matt0034
No way with demo, new footing, setting posts on...

No way with demo, new footing, setting posts on the anchors- concrete takes a little to cure, framing probably was simple but the ledger needed some care to flash, then lay all the composite decking....
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-07-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,227
Posted By Matt0034
Looks fairly simple, depending on weather and...

Looks fairly simple, depending on weather and scheduling and access to everything, I'd guess at 2 weeks if all went easy and no issues


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Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-31-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,188
Posted By Matt0034
I get sick of all the yelp offices calling me....

I get sick of all the yelp offices calling me. I've never paid for there advertising and I know if I did it would double or triple the calls from YELP!!!!!

But... I have gotten business from...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-26-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,769
Posted By Matt0034
Not real sure why it did either, i think it...

Not real sure why it did either, i think it happened when I was aligning the frame to the cabinet and hit a little hard with the dead blow or something... It's been awhile

Anyone have and use a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Matt0034
I got mine online also... not many stores will...

I got mine online also... not many stores will carry a $200 hammer! I get busted on all the time for having a $200 hammer but man is it sweet!!!!


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Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-25-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,769
Posted By Matt0034
Definitely use 2 dowels per joint if there's...

Definitely use 2 dowels per joint if there's room, I did one one a 1-1/2 face frame and after I glued it up and clamped it let it dry. I was able to twist the face frame, that was with glue on the...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-24-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,769
Posted By Matt0034
For quality nothing beats the mortise and tenon....

For quality nothing beats the mortise and tenon. The longevity of the joint is time tested and is the strongest. Next in line is the domino which is 2 mortises with a separate tenon to join them....
Forum: Masonry 03-08-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,053
Posted By Matt0034
Absolutely, required by code. Only place it might...

Absolutely, required by code. Only place it might not be is a garage, been awhile since I checked out the irc on that subject... my preferred specs in a crawlspace is to also insulate the walls with...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-16-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,010
Posted By Matt0034
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170217/86e58aff...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170217/86e58aff2bf5df9ef0e53e9ffc42ea68.jpg

Most simplified organized look I've seen... just waiting for time to get my new 7x14 outfitted. I figured 2 or 3 of...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-13-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,410
Posted By Matt0034
I've used the sherwin williams eminence ceiling...

I've used the sherwin williams eminence ceiling paint and I really liked it. Never compared it to other ceiling whites but i know it rolls nice, covers nice, and is fairly bright for a flat paint

...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-13-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,293
Posted By Matt0034
If you get the aluma brake let me know how it...

If you get the aluma brake let me know how it works. I saw it shortly after it came out and it looks like the cats meow! Just waiting for a couple big siding jobs to justify the purchase of a brake....
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,301
Posted By Matt0034
Ill say that is one difficult area to properly...

Ill say that is one difficult area to properly protect from water damage. Probably should have done. Different flashing detail, what idk though.

I'll say I absolutely love huber advantech, it's a...
Forum: Architecture & Design 02-04-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,324
Posted By Matt0034
I'm a fan of chief architect. Easy to learn,...

I'm a fan of chief architect. Easy to learn, there's a ton of videos online. Also they have an extensive manufacturer catalog to download, gotta pay of course. It's very realistic for renderings and...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 01-24-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,929
Posted By Matt0034
Definitely charge more. Harder to handle, longer...

Definitely charge more. Harder to handle, longer to install because there in the corner, heavier, and if any door adjustments need made it takes longer... but I always give a bid price, never per...
Forum: Architecture & Design 01-08-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 28,585
Posted By Matt0034
The thing about Chief Architect I love is the...

The thing about Chief Architect I love is the cabinet design. I've done several kitchens and baths with it and it is so powerful for that. I can give a client a rendering of it not just a 2d line...
Forum: Architecture & Design 01-06-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 28,585
Posted By Matt0034
I've used many different design programs in...

I've used many different design programs in school and out of school... AutoCad is extremely powerful and the interface has changed but learning it again I think would be like riding a bike...
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Forum: Drywall 07-24-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,353
Posted By Matt0034
Drywall knife

Any of you guys ever use these??? Need a new knife and was thinking of giving them a shot
...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-21-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,530
Posted By Matt0034
They felt the posts were to high. Being where...

They felt the posts were to high. Being where they were mounted they ended up close to 50" high I think. They looked bad to them, if it was a smaller post I don't think it woulda been near the issue....
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 07-20-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,336
Posted By Matt0034
Ckbd

Thinking of working towards becoming a CKD, my college courses would qualify for the hours I'm sure... Any of you guys a CKD, and did it boost your business noticeably? I know any certification that...
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