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Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-07-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,452
Posted By Spencer
15 gauge nails. Remove hinge and put screws in...

15 gauge nails. Remove hinge and put screws in behind the hinges. If you put the screws through the hinges before finishing the painters will take them out and jack them up.

IMO its not acceptable...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-07-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,277
Posted By Spencer
You definily can't go wrong with rixon pivot...

You definily can't go wrong with rixon pivot hardware. Take a look at the panel molding at the pivot point in video I posted....notice how the miter is split on one of the pieces...its also massively...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-07-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,277
Posted By Spencer
The best hidden doors swing in. Thats the key....

The best hidden doors swing in. Thats the key. Its easier to hide the moving parts in shadow lines if it swings in. In my case, I had to swing out due to a vault door being directly behind. And to...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-07-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,277
Posted By Spencer
Rixon pivot hardware was the only way to go for...

Rixon pivot hardware was the only way to go for me. Nothing else would would swing an 8' solid core with paneling attached without deflection and inconsistency.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-04-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,277
Posted By Spencer
https://www.contractortalk.com/f13/hidden-safe-room...

https://www.contractortalk.com/f13/hidden-safe-room-door-stained-hickory-wall-paneling-211617/
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-04-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,277
Posted By Spencer
You've got a nice looking room. I'd walk away...

You've got a nice looking room. I'd walk away from the secret door unless you feel really good about your execution plan.

There is probably a thread with pics of the one i did on here. Would have...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-29-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,064
Posted By Spencer
http://www.quickerpitch.com/PROFESSIONAL_RESULTS.h...

http://www.quickerpitch.com/PROFESSIONAL_RESULTS.html

https://www.picclickimg.com/00/s/MTYwMFgxMjYx/z/DHkAAOxycmBSsPSz/$/Quickerpitch-handrail-fitting-upeasing-cutting-tool-Proudly-made-_1.jpg
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Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-21-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,189
Posted By Spencer
I've had mine for a while now. Its a very...

I've had mine for a while now. Its a very addicting tool. Slipping a door into a perfectly shimmed opening, nailing it off, and then seeing perfect margins is like a crack addiction for me.

Its...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-23-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,105
Posted By Spencer
I got an oneida 5hp thinking that it would be big...

I got an oneida 5hp thinking that it would be big enough when I upgrade and build a shop. It won't be... :no:
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-11-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,233
Posted By Spencer
I have their zero clearance auxilary fences for...

I have their zero clearance auxilary fences for my 12 inch fixed. They are nice. Allows me to cut 5/8 solid base vertical whereas with 1/2" aux fences I couldn't make the right hand miter all the way...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-23-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 20,736
Posted By Spencer
DW716 $249 with light. ...

DW716 $249 with light.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077HPKBGW/ref=gno_cart_title_0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-11-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 20,736
Posted By Spencer
I like to keep fresh tapes. I must bend them too...

I like to keep fresh tapes. I must bend them too much or something because they get worn out and don't go out straight anymore. I switched to using 16'. As a trim guy once its over 11' i'm using a...
Forum: Drywall 10-22-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,670
Posted By Spencer
That's fun to watch. First I've seen guys run...

That's fun to watch. First I've seen guys run coil cords off their belts like that. Pretty cool. I wonder how well those screws were getting set...lol
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-21-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,296
Posted By Spencer
Justin got me the Leica Disto D2 a couple years...

Justin got me the Leica Disto D2 a couple years back. I've been really happy with them and their accuracy. Its about $140 less than yours it looks like. Its an important enough tool that I keep one...
Forum: Drywall 10-21-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,670
Posted By Spencer
Its crazy to me that you guys have a four year...

Its crazy to me that you guys have a four year apprenticeship to learn how to hang drywall.

My thoughts, your body is gonna hurt real bad in due time with hanging as a career choice. There are a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-15-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7,334
Views: 855,076
Posted By Spencer
Matt, the HKC 55 has also been amazing for me if...

Matt, the HKC 55 has also been amazing for me if you're looking to blow some money.

Cutting shiplap and carsiding,

Cutting finished stair treads and risers, just mark with collings stair gauge...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-15-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7,334
Views: 855,076
Posted By Spencer
I have the RO 125. I'm glad I have it. It works...

I have the RO 125. I'm glad I have it. It works well for a lot of tasks. A hard pad is a must. Can't comment on the 6" rotex. I'd imagine it would be a beast to control.

I'd recommend the ETS EC...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-15-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 2,001,553
Posted By Spencer
I was doing some research this week trying to...

I was doing some research this week trying to find some aftermarket blade options for the HKC. I ended up just ordering two more of the festool blades. Man I love that saw. Its a money maker.
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,357
Posted By Spencer
It does take time. I look back at myself and...

It does take time. I look back at myself and shake my head.

Personal development is very important. Once he really starts to understand himself, his gifts, his weaknesses, his goals....he can...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,357
Posted By Spencer
Yep. You can go back and search for the first...

Yep. You can go back and search for the first thread I had here on CT...I would have been either 16 or 17 when my plan was..."How do I become a contractor" :laughing::laughing:

That was always the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-01-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,006
Posted By Spencer
I here you. I have walked onto the job to find...

I here you. I have walked onto the job to find masons cutting form 2x covered in dried concrete. Plumbers helping themselves to my miter saw to cut pvc... Nice thing is the kapex has that blade...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,357
Posted By Spencer
That right there is something I haven't heard...

That right there is something I haven't heard before but I really like it. No BSing with the guy. No trying to keep a guy crippled once he reaches a certain level so that he has to stay with you....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-01-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By Spencer
If nothing else the thread title gave me the idea...

If nothing else the thread title gave me the idea to get a compression sleeve for my forearm for when I'm moving doors.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-30-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,006
Posted By Spencer
When you look at a blades value in the light of...

When you look at a blades value in the light of multiple sharpening it makes sense to spend money up front on a quality blade. Doesn't make any sense to me to have lower quality blades resharpened.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 09-30-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,006
Posted By Spencer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJc-J-Jhg1g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJc-J-Jhg1g
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