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Forum: Carpentry 01-22-2015, 01:23 AM
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Forum: Carpentry 01-05-2015, 06:25 PM
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Posted By mastersplinter
What brand cabinets?

What brand cabinets?
Forum: Carpentry 01-04-2015, 07:38 PM
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Posted By mastersplinter
you aren't familiar with the drywall spoon? check...

you aren't familiar with the drywall spoon? check this out....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAd2Wcp1f_8#t=467
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-02-2015, 10:15 AM
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Views: 15,744
Posted By mastersplinter
i know what your saying leo about the criss...

i know what your saying leo about the criss cross Leo, but i feel if i get a 21 gauge nailer the nail hole will probablly be around the same size as the criss cross hole. That on top of the fact...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 01-01-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,338
Posted By mastersplinter
it really depends on the type of tub and tile. I...

it really depends on the type of tub and tile. I have shimmed over the flange+screw head and my tile damn near was floating at the center of the tub due to a narrow shelf around the tub and thicker...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-01-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,744
Posted By mastersplinter
To the best of my knowledge, grex doesn't make a...

To the best of my knowledge, grex doesn't make a 21 gauge nailer, I believe they are all 23.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-01-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,744
Posted By mastersplinter
21 gauge nailers

Hello, I have been in the market for a 21 gauge nailer and wanted to get your opinions on these things. I will primarily be using it to install prefinished crown to cabinets although I would use it...
Forum: Carpentry 12-31-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By mastersplinter
^^^^can't really tell what that picture is but it...

^^^^can't really tell what that picture is but it looks like the plugs are a different species of wood.
Forum: Demolition 12-22-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 25,322
Posted By mastersplinter
i see this is an old thread but here is what i do...

i see this is an old thread but here is what i do in these situations. chalk line. score the line with a utility knife, hit it with a rotozip+ dust extraction. the rotozip will follow the...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-19-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,162
Posted By mastersplinter
They were fixed casements at least, or I guess...

They were fixed casements at least, or I guess technically picture windows.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-19-2014, 12:48 AM
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Views: 4,162
Posted By mastersplinter
It's actually in a really nice area. It was one...

It's actually in a really nice area. It was one of those "sunroom specialists" companies. I think the concept is to allow enough sun into the space to allow proper evaporation for all the water...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-18-2014, 11:53 PM
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Views: 4,162
Posted By mastersplinter
I'll tell them if they don't want to replace...

I'll tell them if they don't want to replace their 2 year old makeshift skylights I can just build a roof over them. We will see how they like that idea.

The roof is also done in frp. I am...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-18-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,162
Posted By mastersplinter
They want me to make it stop leaking if possible.

They want me to make it stop leaking if possible.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-18-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,162
Posted By mastersplinter
I am pricing ripping the whole thing down and...

I am pricing ripping the whole thing down and building a proper addition. Something about the 2x4x16 roof rafters doesn't sit right with me.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-18-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By mastersplinter
just built a 2'' thick poplar barn door with...

just built a 2'' thick poplar barn door with similar hardware as you are describing.


I cut a dado in the bottom of the door to recieve an L shaped bracket which kept everything in line.

You...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-18-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,162
Posted By mastersplinter
It was what i assuming was a nailing flange...

It was what i assuming was a nailing flange covered with some type of white roofing material . there was also about 5 pounds of caulk on it. and it was leaking. go figure.... It also didn't...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 12-18-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,162
Posted By mastersplinter
Casement for skylight?

Hey guys, recently i looked at a job with a casement windows installed in a sunroom roof as skylights. Is this common practice? Is there a difference in glazing\weatherstripping on a skylight vs...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 87,153
Posted By mastersplinter
You know your a contractor when the first thing...

You know your a contractor when the first thing you notice in a bathroom is the border tile cuts to see how far out the walls are from square
Forum: Carpentry 11-12-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8,262
Views: 1,591,315
Posted By mastersplinter
Its still done for the same reason. We usually...

Its still done for the same reason. We usually left then about 3/4 and didn't fasten the end stud on the partition .Then once drywall was ran behind, the stud was slapped tight to the drywall and...
Forum: Carpentry 11-12-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8,262
Views: 1,591,315
Posted By mastersplinter
Leaving a half inch gap between partitions is...

Leaving a half inch gap between partitions is used In commercial construction so you can run a full board of drywall behind the stud. It avoids having to make 4 unnessesary drywall cuts in those...
Forum: Architecture & Design 11-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,493
Posted By mastersplinter
i had to explain to this homeowner that dust is...

i had to explain to this homeowner that dust is part of construction. i got so damn frustrated i grabbed a piece of drywall and and ripped it open and crumbled it in front of her eyes. "its...
Forum: Carpentry 11-06-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8,262
Views: 1,591,315
Posted By mastersplinter
in a lot of commercial framing the corner studs...

in a lot of commercial framing the corner studs (metal) are just screwed to drywall on an angle. holds pretty damn well tbh
Forum: Architecture & Design 11-06-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,493
Posted By mastersplinter
iam working for one of these types now. i have...

iam working for one of these types now. i have the bathroom gutted currently, floor protection down throughout the entire pathway from entrance to work area. plastic'ed off the entire work area etc....
Forum: Carpentry 11-06-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8,262
Views: 1,591,315
Posted By mastersplinter
http://images.craigslist.org/00f0f_8XDDPExiYno_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00f0f_8XDDPExiYno_600x450.jpg

Guy on craigslist advertising picture.... looks good to me
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,089
Posted By mastersplinter
hey, just picked up a used one of these puppies...

hey, just picked up a used one of these puppies and threw some 3 1/4 full head nails in it. I couldn't get one nail to sink below the surface, let alone flush. what kinda nails are you using with...
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