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Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,795
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
And you didn't even say anything about...

And you didn't even say anything about SPIDERS!!!!! :eek::gun_bandana:
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,451
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
When I was in college, we had a party to...

When I was in college, we had a party to celebrate the end of the year. Next morning, the carpet was saturated with beer and there were 3 fist-sized holes in the walls. And that afternoon, we had...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-21-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,519
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
This scenario still sounds weird to me. I've...

This scenario still sounds weird to me. I've dealt with weathered primer before. . . years ago I painted a house that had pre-primed Hardie that was installed and ignored for 2 years. I used...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,816
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Anyone else buy one of those GE Cafe over-range...

Anyone else buy one of those GE Cafe over-range microwaves with the fancy programmable touch screen? I bought one 7 years ago for $1,000 and it was nothing but trouble. The screen would become...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,793
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
I'm installing an invisible fence with one of my...

I'm installing an invisible fence with one of my helpers, using a walk-behind edger. After about 30 minutes,

Him: "So what do you normally use an edger for?"

Me: "Uhh, edging."

Him: ...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-25-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,666
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
The first time somebody commented on my kid, I...

The first time somebody commented on my kid, I was less than a block behind with his younger brother. She had stopped her car and was like, "Oh, I just wanted to make sure that boy was with you." I...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-24-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,666
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
This topic is near and dear to my heart because I...

This topic is near and dear to my heart because I have 3 little boys. I would LOVE to just send them outside to play - our neighborhood is safe, we know a lot of people and my kids are very...
Forum: Business 04-15-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,621
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
I just have to chime in because one of my best...

I just have to chime in because one of my best friends was recently audited by the IRS. She is a very successful real estate agent and used a reputable accountant for her bookkeeping and taxes every...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-06-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,890
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
We only really have garter snakes around here. ...

We only really have garter snakes around here. They aren't poisonous and when I was a kid, I used to catch them and keep them as pets (until I lost one in the house for about a day and a half -...
Forum: Construction 04-01-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,596
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
I don't think you want drain holes or you'll...

I don't think you want drain holes or you'll slowly wash out the soil under the slab. It would be better to keep the water out in the first place. How about flashing under the exterior wall in...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 03-31-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,817
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Ssshhhh!

Ssshhhh!
Forum: Tiling 03-31-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,630
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Nice work! It must have been confusing to...

Nice work! It must have been confusing to install all that slate without arrows on the back!!! :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,619
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
I'd call and talk to your local BI. Any...

I'd call and talk to your local BI. Any information you get here - even if it's from somebody who works in the same jurisdiction that you do - may be wrong. I wouldn't want to waste the extra...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-31-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15,854
Views: 862,636
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Rango made me think of it. . . . I love...

Rango made me think of it. . . .

I love vegetable gardening! Last year, I built a raised bed in the front yard, next to the driveway. Nothing beats the convenience of coming home and picking...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-30-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,877,863
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
I spent this last Saturday morning (as part of an...

I spent this last Saturday morning (as part of an organized volunteer group) hauling big bags of garbage out of a public forest area near my house. I swear that if every high school student in...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,190
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Did you ask him why he wants it? I've never had...

Did you ask him why he wants it? I've never had a sub ask for customer info - and it would be a little weird - but maybe he's just filling in all the boxes on his accounting software or something.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-30-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,655
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Good Lord! :eek: I think the term, "Architect...

Good Lord! :eek: I think the term, "Architect Designed" is actually real estate code for "weird-azz house" just like "Designer Colors" means that all the paint colors are going to hurt your eyes. ...
Forum: Electrical 03-30-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,906
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Wow! Looks cool but that's a lot of light! In...

Wow! Looks cool but that's a lot of light! In the city where I live, we actually have an ordinance limiting "light pollution." All newly-installed outdoor lighting must be fully shielded and...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-29-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,675
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
In Olympia, we have Bayview Lumber. They are...

In Olympia, we have Bayview Lumber. They are local and cater more to framers that finish guys but I find some interesting stuff there sometimes. Worth a call?

http://bayviewolympia.com/
Forum: Excavation & Site Work Picture Post 03-28-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,560
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Now that's a retaining wall! Looks like a nice,...

Now that's a retaining wall! Looks like a nice, clean project. But don't you need a railing up top? It's making me nervous just looking at the pictures!
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,311
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Lol! I'm just messin' with ya! As a mountain...

Lol! I'm just messin' with ya! As a mountain biker who does construction, you are probably an exception to the scrawny-arm rule!

It's just funny being the only female on-site. The white guys...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,311
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
I just realized this thread was started by a...

I just realized this thread was started by a mountain biker. If you look like this guy - or any of the guys I ride with - please keep your shirt on! :eek:
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-27-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 33,091
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Don't worry, Johnny, I've got your back!!!! ...

Don't worry, Johnny, I've got your back!!!! :thumbup:
Forum: Pressure Washing 03-27-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,052
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
Hi Amber! It sounds like I'm in your...

Hi Amber! It sounds like I'm in your neighborhood and I frequently need to employ labor positions. In my experience, the requirements of a clean driving record and that your candidates be drug free...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,311
Posted By Chopsaw Chick
This thread was a total disappointment. . . . I...

This thread was a total disappointment. . . . I scrolled through 3 full pages and no pictures!!!! I can't possibly give an opinion on the topic without more information. :whistling
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