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Forum: Contractor Swap 06-26-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 608
Posted By dcphinney
WTB: looking for a quality cabinet table saw

I am looking for a quality cabinet or possibly hybrid table saw. Would like to find a 5 hp somewhere near the Pacific Northwest, willing to work out shipping or pick up for the right saw.
Thank You...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-19-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,460
Posted By dcphinney
16 is as wide as I have gone with a lumber, but...

16 is as wide as I have gone with a lumber, but have gone as far as 20 with a magnesium screed.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-18-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
Yeah, I went back over on my own dime to make...

Yeah, I went back over on my own dime to make sure that the home owner was satisfied, because quality concrete is all I do. And yes single with no kids so I am thinking now is the time to jump out on...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-17-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
I would love to just quit but like all of us I...

I would love to just quit but like all of us I have bills. But I will definitely be done with him soon.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-17-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
I was not aware that this was the case and so...

I was not aware that this was the case and so gave the boss the money thinking that he had made some arrangements for payment. After giving him the money he made the comment of doing it for free, and...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-17-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
Sorry guys I have been busy and have not had the...

Sorry guys I have been busy and have not had the time to respond. I guess there is a different understanding of a side job than I have, what I meant was this was a job where the home owner paid me...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-13-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
Already crossed my mind. Thanks

Already crossed my mind.
Thanks
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-13-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
Thank you VinyHanger

Thank you VinyHanger
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-13-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
Fair enough RS, but my name is not sport as was...

Fair enough RS, but my name is not sport as was clearly posted in the first place. Secondly I posted a simple question and instead of answering you choose to make snarky comments. Fine fine I get it,...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-13-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
Thanks Katoman

Thanks Katoman
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-13-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
And as far as securing work for myself goes,...

And as far as securing work for myself goes, thats the reason I am asking the question what would you do?

Edit to add: I notice its all electricians that are replying, I am a concrete finisher...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-13-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
No the side job was today the rest of this has...

No the side job was today the rest of this has been going on since I hired on over a month ago, but I am not new to him as I have been working around him for the past 10 years.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-13-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
As far as the home owner goes I went back over...

As far as the home owner goes I went back over there today on my own time, did a little clean up, and secured a pretty good chunk of work with him and also their neighbor under my own name.

Well...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-13-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,786
Posted By dcphinney
Should I Stay Or Go?

Background:
I have 9 years experience in the concrete business, plus another 2 working for a GC. I am a Finisher and Form setter with lots of experience in both residential and commercial concrete....
Forum: Concrete & Paving 06-06-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 21,225
Posted By dcphinney
In my experience guys that think they know how to...

In my experience guys that think they know how to do concrete call it a screet, and guys that know how to do concrete call it a screed or rod board.
Forum: Construction 06-04-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,629
Posted By dcphinney
1. Portland cement, aggreagte, sand, water, and...

1. Portland cement, aggreagte, sand, water, and possibly high early.
2.No and 40 years later unless requred they still don't (doesn't make it right just the facts).
3.Yeah , compaction,...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-28-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 60,611
Posted By dcphinney
Best bet would be to tear out and replace, and...

Best bet would be to tear out and replace, and even though its a pole barn it should not effect the level of finish. It is dissapointing to see but many people do concrete a few times then think they...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-10-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,039
Posted By dcphinney
Let me know how it goes, we have a similar job...

Let me know how it goes, we have a similar job coming up.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-29-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,920
Posted By dcphinney
Duburban, Thanks for all the awesome info, I...

Duburban,
Thanks for all the awesome info, I had not heard GFRC before, looks interesting.

Cole,
Thats the plan so far.

Thanks Guys,
Cole
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-29-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,920
Posted By dcphinney
Duburban, Thank you for the reply, I have 8.5...

Duburban,
Thank you for the reply, I have 8.5 years in the concrete industry and have no interest in giving the industry a bad name. I am also aware of the fact this will take plenty of trial and...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-29-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,920
Posted By dcphinney
Concrete Counter Tops

Hi Everyone,
I have become increasingly interested in trying to do a few concrete counter tops and had a couple questions for those of you out there with experience:
Are there any good books or...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-19-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,403
Posted By dcphinney
With proper tooling there should be no need to...

With proper tooling there should be no need to use a jitterbug, and unless experienced you do run a strong chance of pushing the aggregate done to far causing popping, spalling, surface cracking, and...
Forum: Construction 04-15-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,268
Posted By dcphinney
See post above, I have two differnt w.h.'s I...

See post above, I have two differnt w.h.'s I carry regularly.
Forum: Construction 04-15-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,268
Posted By dcphinney
I use hand drives every day.

I use hand drives every day.
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-15-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,252
Posted By dcphinney
On an approach I could see this being possible...

On an approach I could see this being possible but I still must defualt to improper compaction as being the reason why. Furthermore I don't see how "street creep" would have any effect on the...
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