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Forum: Framing 06-23-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,274
Posted By griz
WTF????? Anybody left that can cut a REALLY...

WTF?????

Anybody left that can cut a REALLY chopped up roof??????

Makes me feel like I should be on Jurrasic Park for carpenters.....

Suck my DNA out and create a young guy that can cut...
Forum: Framing 04-10-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 38,931
Posted By builditguy
They didn't used to be too heavy. They must have...

They didn't used to be too heavy. They must have gotten heavier over the years. There's no way I've gotten weaker?

Now I prefer a light skil saw. Go ahead and call me old and weak. At the end...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-03-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,575
Posted By TxElectrician
Who in America watches soccer anyway

Who in America watches soccer anyway
Forum: Excavation & Site Work Picture Post 04-03-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,863
Posted By dayexco
Yeah, that'll hold it.

Friend saw this in Wilson, nd today and sent to me.

Clowns like this kill peoplehttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160403/027169544909cd2c29bff6d16bbb4fc0.jpg

Sent from my SM-T217S using...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,639
Posted By Robie
I'll reply and take myself out of the running...

I'll reply and take myself out of the running immediately.:laughing:

I recently had to change out a combination microwave and convection oven wall unit for a customer. Long time and great...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-29-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,725
Posted By dayexco
Who has it in their proposal? Typically, I...

Who has it in their proposal?

Typically, I want the GC to set it up, pay for it

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Forum: Framing 02-03-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,500
Posted By Texas Wax
Beer tastes really extra special good after a day...

Beer tastes really extra special good after a day of hand nailing. Nobody will buy a whiny arse nancy a beer. Do the math. Bad habit to develop.
Forum: Business 01-25-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,274
Posted By Texas Wax
Regionally speaking 35-40/hr for sub contract may...

Regionally speaking 35-40/hr for sub contract may very well be the going rate. Not suggesting the OP run with that number, but if bidding to sub. Don't be surprised that $75/hr bid as a sub will get...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,158
Posted By EthanB
If they're doing things legally, why wouldn't...

If they're doing things legally, why wouldn't they just work for $10 an hour as an employee and skip the headaches of being a sub? That's the part that doesn't add up to me.
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By JAH
Unbelievable, the challenges of contracting.

My current job has been some age in place modification at my good customer and friends new house. His family takes care of an elderly relative.
With short notice the glass company was able to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-23-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,612
Posted By Youngin'
We work all year round. I was putting up aluminum...

We work all year round. I was putting up aluminum railing in -22F a couple years back. No sitting around.
Forum: Framing 01-07-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,049
Posted By griz
This is sounding more like a "Tract" custom.... ...

This is sounding more like a "Tract" custom....

We also evidently have very different ideas of what "Custom" is.
Forum: Framing 01-07-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,049
Posted By carp.addict
$5 a square for custom? Those guys must be...

$5 a square for custom? Those guys must be desperate.
Forum: Business 01-04-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,071
Posted By CENTERLINE MV
I get paid weekly......very weakly.

I get paid weekly......very weakly.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-02-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,938
Posted By Warren
It amazes me the number of guys here who have or...

It amazes me the number of guys here who have or would hire someone who is here illegally. I will find another way to make a living if it ever comes to that here.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-30-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,922
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
Get him some Ted Nugent DVD's.

Get him some Ted Nugent DVD's.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-27-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,550
Posted By wallmaxx
Bought board games for Christmas

I'm surprised at how much fun it is to sit around the table and play board games with my wife and son. He has banned all forms of technology from some of the games. (so there is no sneaking off to...
Forum: Framing 12-23-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,588
Posted By Donohue Const
Why would you not splice on a stud? I was...

Why would you not splice on a stud?
I was always taught to spice on a stud, and only nail next to or over a stud
That way you don't have nails in the middle of the studs for someone to drill into
...
Forum: Framing 12-22-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,844
Posted By Warren
A ridge beam is different than a ridge board....

A ridge beam is different than a ridge board. With a flat ceiling, typically only a ridge board is needed. When you see these super high cathedral ceilings, that's where the ridge beam is needed....
Forum: Welding & Steel Trades 12-19-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,748
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
I would try to fill with a 50/50 bar or something...

I would try to fill with a 50/50 bar or something similar.

You start striking an arc on old ass tin cornice and you will quickly be fixing 5x what you started with.
Forum: Framing 12-19-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,770
Posted By greg24k
Some framers put them at the top plate height,...

Some framers put them at the top plate height, but when dealing with larger openings on a long and unobstructed wall, best practice to keep the header right above the door or window because you have...
Forum: Framing 12-19-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,897
Posted By Builders Inc.
And most important. Don't be the guy who's always...

And most important. Don't be the guy who's always late. I absolutely hate bad attendance records.


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Forum: Framing 12-18-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,897
Posted By thehockeydman
For framing hand tools, the bare essentials are: ...

For framing hand tools, the bare essentials are:

Tape measure (a good one for outdoor work, I like FatMax)
Framing Hammer
Speed Square
Chalk Line
Cat's Paw
Pencil
Utility Knife
Tool Bags
Forum: Framing 12-18-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,770
Posted By heavy_d
I rather put header tight to top plates and block...

I rather put header tight to top plates and block down to window r/o.
Forum: Framing 12-18-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,852
Posted By thehockeydman
Most here in Manitoba do two. I do three on 2x6...

Most here in Manitoba do two. I do three on 2x6 studs. Two for 2x4's.

Five nails per 2x6 is just stupid.
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