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Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-02-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,208
Posted By wallmaxx
I use black......never looked back. If I...

I use black......never looked back.

If I need to make a "correction" then out comes RED.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-18-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 645,462
Posted By jetdawg
I just cannot fault anything occidental makes the...

I just cannot fault anything occidental makes the quality is outstanding. Having dealt with other brands they've always been good like old mcguire nicholas and currently r&j, the oxy stuff is a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-18-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,931
Posted By Easy Gibson
When I frame I like to start the cut, then when I...

When I frame I like to start the cut, then when I get about 3/4 of the way through, I throw the board, with the still-running saw in it, at the ground. That usually finishes the cut, and puts the...
Forum: Framing 11-21-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 60,117
Posted By thehockeydman
Aside from basic hand tools, the boss is doing...

Aside from basic hand tools, the boss is doing you no favours by "letting" you use his tools. That's part of doing business and quite frankly, should be on the clock. Those tools are being used to...
Forum: Framing 11-28-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,728
Posted By CATSKINER
I built this platform with miter saw attachment /...

I built this platform with miter saw attachment / cut table
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-13-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,748
Posted By WilsonRMDL
I can hang a pre-hung and case in about 25min if...

I can hang a pre-hung and case in about 25min if the opening is good, if it's off or I have to do extension jambs on one side, or it's a pos door it could take 2 hours, if my boss is standing over me...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 06-23-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,878
Posted By SuperiorHIP
Better be careful with trying to stick latex to...

Better be careful with trying to stick latex to oil, in my experience it doesn't adhere very well if at all.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-06-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,829
Posted By FrankSmith
Hand Tool Organizer

I have been wanting to find a better way to organize my hand tools for a while now. We had a lot of snow in the Midwest yesterday so I took the opportunity to build this carrier. It does have a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,075
Posted By mbryan
Love the smell of smokers. Then after you eat you...

Love the smell of smokers. Then after you eat you get to smell your hands for the rest of the day. What do you do with your ribs? I love baby backs and will smoke for 2 hours, foil with apple juice...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-02-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,381
Posted By EricBrancard
You are making the false assumption that heavy =...

You are making the false assumption that heavy = good/quality, light = bad/cheap.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 10-31-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 18,547
Posted By keith mathewson
I've met Gary several times and what has...

I've met Gary several times and what has impressed me is his integrity, civiality and passion for the industry. Whatever your opinion may be with regard to his abilities as a carpenter he has done a...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 10-30-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 18,547
Posted By Gkatzz
HDavis, I can't help but wonder what it is that...

HDavis,
I can't help but wonder what it is that you find so appalling about my work and my website. But you didn't mention anything specific.

I wish I could understand what it is about this long...
Forum: Carpentry 08-11-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,931
Posted By hillbilly512
I ask cause the boss gets frustrated and short...

I ask cause the boss gets frustrated and short when we ask how his way is and not do it how I was taught cause he does things different than I was taught. But somedays he grabs me and says come on...
Forum: Construction 08-05-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,264
Posted By jamesdc
I would NOT, under any circumstance, go cut a...

I would NOT, under any circumstance, go cut a trench in a 2nd floor slab. This is has been done before but will require an engineer, and would best be done by a cutting company. A few outfits have...
Forum: Carpentry 07-20-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 52,548
Posted By Dmitry
I think, amateur is when people can't figure out...

I think, amateur is when people can't figure out how to rip a few studs at an angle to make a nice nailer at intersection of the walls that are not at 90.
Sometimes I even see them with the piece...
Forum: HVAC 07-10-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,074
Posted By beenthere
RH goes to R on the furnace.

RH goes to R on the furnace.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-25-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,980
Posted By Tom Struble
your name isn't Rich Dewalt is it:shifty:the...

your name isn't Rich Dewalt is it:shifty:the rebel heir to the big Dewalt fortune?:whistling:phone:
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,253
Posted By Astrix
Depending on how unemployment insurance works in...

Depending on how unemployment insurance works in your state/province, it most likely is not worthwhile to get short term disability for your employees. The brokerage I work at has a very large Group...
Forum: Vehicles 04-19-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,507
Are you the guy formerly known as Jawtrs? ...

Are you the guy formerly known as Jawtrs?

And just when I figured out what Jawtrs meant: Jacob Andrew Wilson, Total Remodeling Solutions.

Or, Jonathan Appolonius Wickenstam, Total Remodeling...
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