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Forum: Framing 11-29-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,354
Posted By Warren
I guess we live the good life here. I would never...

I guess we live the good life here. I would never subject myself or my employees to that. Certainly not a safe practice.
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,310
Posted By rselectric1
Contact any moderator to open this thread back up...

Contact any moderator to open this thread back up tomorrow morning once cooler heads prevail. For now, this thread is closed.

Unlocked per request. Keep it civil please.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-15-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,629
Posted By griz
Never had this problem with redwood or...

Never had this problem with redwood or cedar....:whistling
Forum: Business 11-13-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,386
Posted By KAP
The craps already in their mouth, so it's just...

The craps already in their mouth, so it's just flavoring to the food... :whistling :laughing:
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-11-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,478
Posted By Wes Harville
There was some interest in my half mitered dovetails so I decided to do a tutorial

Here is a link to the tutorial
https://youtu.be/XlY7owmtMPw

http://i.imgur.com/eoRvAgu.jpg
Forum: Finish Carpentry 10-17-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By Big Shoe
👍 For every action there is a reaction. Good...

👍
For every action there is a reaction. Good luck.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-04-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By Wes Harville
Easy and Economical Custom Interior Doors

I have low ceilings in my basement, so I needed doors that are about 6" shorter than standard. I would have just bought them, but the factory would just cut 6" off the bottom leaving me with a 2"...
Forum: Framing 06-23-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,232
Posted By griz
WTF????? Anybody left that can cut a REALLY...

WTF?????

Anybody left that can cut a REALLY chopped up roof??????

Makes me feel like I should be on Jurrasic Park for carpenters.....

Suck my DNA out and create a young guy that can cut...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-15-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,212
Posted By Warren
You are selling yourself way short if you insist...

You are selling yourself way short if you insist on sticking with just one brand. I have tools of many colors. I know that different manufacturers are better at making different tools. Price also...
Forum: HVAC 05-15-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,827
Posted By flashheatingand
Excell is a great program to help design your own...

Excell is a great program to help design your own bidding process. I am sure there are books out there, but it's not all that difficult.

You need to figure out how much the materials will...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-03-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By Deckhead
Use Garapa, let it petina, and be pleased when...

Use Garapa, let it petina, and be pleased when your feet don't burn on plastic fake grey.

Budget but plastic isn't a good idea. Fiberon and transcends are both good. Timbertech scuffed and and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,736
Posted By Creter
Years back when I first got out of the trades, a...

Years back when I first got out of the trades, a friend of mine and myself would trade work.

We were doing a siding project he got and he was asked by a neighbor to give him a price on sky light...
Forum: Flooring 04-18-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,861
Posted By pinwheel
I made the mistake several years ago, of buying...

I made the mistake several years ago, of buying rollers for my primatech 250. Now my wife is constantly running over me when I'm placing wood.

We have 2 primatechs. One with wheels, one without....
Forum: Decks & Fencing 04-16-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,004
Posted By Warren
Could you please follow up on this? What talent...

Could you please follow up on this? What talent would that take? Either I have it and take it for granted, or somehow I have missed some critical geometry over the last 30 years.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 04-07-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Needles
Appleply.

Appleply.
Forum: Electrical 03-22-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By griz
You asked a question and got schooled by an...

You asked a question and got schooled by an EXTREMELY knowledgable Sparky.

You didn't like the education.

Put on your big boy pants and move on.....

and hire an electrician.....
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-20-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,721
Posted By Leo G
Yellow glue, 23ga nails, Mohawk Fil-Stik. ...

Yellow glue, 23ga nails, Mohawk Fil-Stik.

You'd have to look very hard to see the nail holes. And even so, you need to put nail holes in the rest of the trim to attach it to the wall/cabinets. ...
Forum: Roofing 02-23-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,075
Posted By dougger222
We taper 1-4in in the valleys. We tear off some...

We taper 1-4in in the valleys. We tear off some roofs where they taper it 3 inches on the top and 6 inches on the bottom with mill valley, UGLY!!!

The theory behind it is more water will flow...
Forum: Framing 02-22-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,579
Posted By XJCraver
Just like everything else, it depends on what...

Just like everything else, it depends on what your exact AHJ has currently adopted and is enforcing.

Here, we're still on the '09 and wrote out the section on sprinklers - so that above section...
Forum: Architecture & Design 02-17-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,804
Posted By terrymod
Some thoughts on Modular and Prefab: I have been...

Some thoughts on Modular and Prefab: I have been building since the 1970's , yes that makes me old. I built my first modular home as a builder in 1984. I opened my own plant in 1998.

I would like...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-15-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,685
Posted By Spencer
I shopped around for it. Never found anything....

I shopped around for it. Never found anything. Stumbled upon it by changing looking for something else from one of my suppliers. Koetter makes the product I found.
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,215
Posted By dayexco
red head a D-ring above the door in the concete,...

red head a D-ring above the door in the concete, weld another D-ring on top of the door, attach a cable come along, torch the hinges, lower it down onto a cart, get it out of there.

nothing to...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-02-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,685
Posted By Spencer
Why don't you post a link to your website,...

Why don't you post a link to your website, facebook page, maybe post some pics of jobs in progress?

We come here to learn and be better. Obviously your working on a very high level. I'd love to...
Forum: Framing 02-01-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,432
Posted By griz
So now we have Carpenters who can't hand nail to...

So now we have Carpenters who can't hand nail to save their ass...

The days of a Carpenter being able to finger a handful of nails and drive them efficiently with a steady rhythm are gone...
...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-31-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,685
Posted By Jaws
If it is a custom a lot of those are the choices...

If it is a custom a lot of those are the choices of the HO, you can sell quality until your blue in the face, but if they have a set budget and sq ft needs ( most clients ) you have to make the best...
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