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Forum: Drywall 08-05-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,876
Posted By D.Foster
Thanks Guys. Got a call back from USG tech...

Thanks Guys. Got a call back from USG tech support. The new Mold Tough Green board can be installed on bath ceilings, up to 24" o.c. Just not directly over a shower head or steam shower. They said...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,653
Posted By D.Foster
Typically i would start at the highest point on...

Typically i would start at the highest point on the floor, to avoid cutting cabinets. Or center the sinkbase under the window and work out in both directions, if that is the design. Any range or DW...
Forum: Carpentry 05-10-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 391,608
Posted By D.Foster
The simple act of making a story stick. The...

The simple act of making a story stick.
The simple task of making a perfect scribe.:thumbsup:
Forum: Carpentry 04-25-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,623
Posted By D.Foster
Well wood shrinks the most across its width,...

Well wood shrinks the most across its width, thats why all the un-glued casings open up at the short point of the miters over time and the tips stay tight. Glue helps with that, even when its nailed...
Forum: Carpentry 04-25-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,623
Posted By D.Foster
Im with the others for glue. But the carpenter...

Im with the others for glue. But the carpenter needs to be aware of his pencil marks as well as the glue. I have used warm water with a tooth brush to get into the nooks and crannies of casings with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 17,616
Posted By D.Foster
You goin for your RN? No? Could have fooled me...

You goin for your RN? No? Could have fooled me the way your nursin that job...
You grow up on a dairy farm? Cuz you REALLY know how to milk it...
You wanna sub that out?
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-17-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,058
Posted By D.Foster
If i dont have alot to do i use a story stick...

If i dont have alot to do i use a story stick with the reveal for the top of the door marked on the top, and the hinges layed out on the stick. Butt the stick to the top of the jamb,mark it, then on...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,345
Posted By D.Foster
Inspector: "Do you have a ladder?" Builder:...

Inspector: "Do you have a ladder?"
Builder: "Why?"
Inspector:"I need to check something."
Builder: "What?"
Inspector: "SOMETHING"
Builder: "No i don't....."
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-06-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,209
Posted By D.Foster
:laughing::clap:Note to self, no deck parties in...

:laughing::clap:Note to self, no deck parties in south jersey!!:party: Unless Lone framed it!!
Forum: Carpentry 03-19-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,812
Posted By D.Foster
Gene made a good point about efficiency with...

Gene made a good point about efficiency with every step. Even if you can't physically add more to a task while retrieving a tool, or lumber, take that time to think.... Think about the next step or,...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-28-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 47,170
Posted By D.Foster
Anyone who tries to pattern nails 8" apart must...

Anyone who tries to pattern nails 8" apart must think the nails in the trim are holding the door up. And that shouldnt be the case.....Unless its a split jamb:whistling:laughing:
Forum: Framing 02-28-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,010
Posted By D.Foster
Nice tip Lone!!! I will have to remember that for...

Nice tip Lone!!! I will have to remember that for sure!!:thumbsup:
Forum: Carpentry 02-28-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,889
Posted By D.Foster
the rest of the process.....

the rest of the process.....
Forum: Carpentry 02-28-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,889
Posted By D.Foster
Shallow Arch layout

There are four nails in this layout, two along the base line at the ends,the total width, one in the center at the determined rise of the arch, and one over the right nail at the same rise as the...
Forum: Carpentry 02-20-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,506
Posted By D.Foster
Gave a price to a pakistan Dr. once to hang crown...

Gave a price to a pakistan Dr. once to hang crown in a dining room. Two hours work tops. Told em 200.00 labor the crown was there already. The next day i come to do it and there is another pile of...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-16-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,864
Posted By D.Foster
@ Brian,I've had the same experience here...

@ Brian,I've had the same experience here too.........S'all gooooood:thumbsup:
Forum: Carpentry 02-15-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 53,192
Posted By D.Foster
Early in my career i worked in a mod home company...

Early in my career i worked in a mod home company on the finish end. All they used were split jambs(no shims).They wanted those boxes movin!!! I was not a fan:no: Runnin Base in closets with no...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-14-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,864
Posted By D.Foster
Naturally as a "high end refurbisher" you will...

Naturally as a "high end refurbisher" you will feel this way. But a production mentality does not equal a non professional result and deficient attention to detail. Example, high end victorian...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-13-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,864
Posted By D.Foster
It took me a while to learn to start with a cope...

It took me a while to learn to start with a cope against a scrap piece, that will eliminate the double cope. Leave the cope loose, then slide in the butt end of the last piece.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,554
Posted By D.Foster
As the Boss Yes. Not as an employee who answers...

As the Boss Yes. Not as an employee who answers every ring and text.
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 02-12-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,194
Posted By D.Foster
Beautiful!!! I love inset doors. Those transoms...

Beautiful!!! I love inset doors.
Those transoms are cool too, have'nt seen that before.Sweet end panels too.
Well Done.
Forum: Framing 07-27-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,907
Posted By D.Foster
Get your heads out of your asses , just because...

Get your heads out of your asses , just because your in denial .........It doesnt mean reality doesnt exist:thumbsup:

And yet you seem sooooooo comfortable with your head up yours:thumbup:
Forum: Carpentry 07-26-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,172
Posted By D.Foster
Looks good to me!! I have seen a design using two...

Looks good to me!! I have seen a design using two hollow core doors hinged together with a cut out for the saw to fit flush with them when unfolded. Then it folds away with some folding horses... I...
Forum: Flooring 07-21-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,555
Posted By D.Foster
Thanks Bud for putting tile setting and brain...

Thanks Bud for putting tile setting and brain surgery on the same level. I don't know what i was thinking. If i was gonna shoot from the hip i would not have even bothered looking for advice. Thank...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,117
Posted By D.Foster
What is your concern? If it is closed it probably...

What is your concern? If it is closed it probably wont rattle as much but....
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