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Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,698
Posted By Lettusbee
Always used electric shears, ceptin when I'd use...

Always used electric shears, ceptin when I'd use a skil saw. Didn't use shears then. :jester:
Forum: Business 05-26-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,340
Posted By sparehair
Explain during the sales meeting who your lead...

Explain during the sales meeting who your lead carpenter is, how long he has worked with you, and how good he is at what he does.

They are probably getting snarky for one or more of the following...
Forum: Electrical 05-25-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,606
Posted By 480sparky
We have no idea what the existing wire is being...

We have no idea what the existing wire is being used for. Is it power? Is it switched or not? Is it a switch loop? Where does it come from?

Showing us a wire is like us showing you a gallon of...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,804
Posted By SectorSecurity
Just goes to show the guys who have it all won't...

Just goes to show the guys who have it all won't even share their toilet with people they feel are below them.

While the guy at the bottom would give you the shirt off his back if he thought it...
Forum: Remodeling 05-18-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,425
Posted By griz
Wingits, but i think they need min 5/8 thickness...

Wingits, but i think they need min 5/8 thickness to work.

Be careful, you could end up with one hell of a mess and some huge liability...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-16-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,791
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Another jamb trick. Modified a couple quick...

Another jamb trick. Modified a couple quick clamps with ply triangles. The clamp jaws are mortised into the ply and bolted on as well. A pair clamps the jamb in plane on both sides. Replaces a shim...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-14-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,183
Posted By RobertCDF
Not really. I've never coped a piece of...

Not really.

I've never coped a piece of crown in my life, in fact I've never even installed a piece of crown in my life. But I do build these.
...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-13-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By Robie
Selling your old phone...

My brother told me about ...
usell.com

You go to the site...enter what model phone you have and the condition and they give you a price of what they will give for it.

I'm not sure what my...
Forum: Business 05-13-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,593
Posted By NJ Contractor
Sigh, this business is getting tougher every...

Sigh, this business is getting tougher every day...there should be a nationwide licensing requirement for all trades.
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 41,755
Posted By blacktop
How do they think sparky's and plumbers make most...

How do they think sparky's and plumbers make most of there money . Fixtures!
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 05-10-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,486
Posted By Leo G
In this case, it's if you have to ask. The...

In this case, it's if you have to ask.

The slab itself was about $7500, plop, here ya go. I'll probably end up with 35 hours into it.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-10-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,681
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
I once drilled the wrong girl. I ended up...

I once drilled the wrong girl. I ended up marrying her though.


Andy.
Forum: Carpentry 05-10-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,387
Posted By TimNJ
I won't put new doors in old jambs. I tell the...

I won't put new doors in old jambs.
I tell the customer it's change everything or change contractors.
I can't be responsible for somebody else's work.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-10-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,841,882
Posted By RangoWA
That was a field full of red flags. Don't get...

That was a field full of red flags. Don't get pissy, be happy you found out before you got sucked into her meat grinder.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-09-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,841,882
Posted By griz
My best results have been with the CTFP...

My best results have been with the CTFP method....:thumbsup:
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-06-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By KAP
Good catch... :thumbsup: I was distracted...

Good catch... :thumbsup:

I was distracted by all the other things in the pic... :laughing:

Sometimes a pic like that, and the chutzpah (or maybe naivete) it takes to post it, makes you...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,159
Posted By Driftweed
Dreadfulhead: What they are saying is true....

Dreadfulhead:

What they are saying is true. But they are not telling you why it is true. But I will TRY.

The rule of thumb is triple your hourly rate: $15 =$45/hr billed to customer and so on....
Forum: Business 05-06-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,179
Posted By casey344
Under Contract

I held firm at my 63k price and he decided we were the best fit for his project. He actually had some glowing compliments about how great a salesman he thought I was and commented about how I took...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,159
Posted By 480sparky
It appears you have no concept of what it...

It appears you have no concept of what it actually costs to run a business. You've got to get this employee mentality out of your head. Just because you are working doesn't mean you're making...
Forum: Plumbing 05-03-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,048
Posted By hdavis
I can't tell from what you posted whether it...

I can't tell from what you posted whether it could be a stuck mixing valve in the shower cointrol.
Forum: Business 05-02-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,179
Posted By casey344
We install a license plate sign by default and...

We install a license plate sign by default and probably get more business from those than any other. If he were in a busier area I may consider offering a discount for a banner size attractant but...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-02-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By BTDTBinRentals
Thank you.

I'll actually be heading out to see Tim sometime in June. Your feedback is great as well. Thank you.
Forum: Business 05-01-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,179
Posted By KAP
Just keep in mind referrals will be looking for...

Just keep in mind referrals will be looking for their discount as well...

If the competitor was at $55K and you were at $63K, where is he getting that he is coming up 15K to use you?

He is...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,413
Posted By Jaws
If you do get a shop commit the time or assign...

If you do get a shop commit the time or assign someone to take care of it. Don't be like me . Lol. Added a 1000 ft on for a store room and there is just random **** on the shelves everywhere. Got...
Forum: Carpentry 05-01-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,387
Posted By gbruzze1
Doesn't make sense to change the slab and remove...

Doesn't make sense to change the slab and remove all the casing, but keep the jamb. We're in the same area, so a pre-hung door only costs a little more then a door slab. It's cost effective to keep...
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