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Forum: Business 12-29-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,857
Posted By KAP
I guess what it really comes down to, without any...

I guess what it really comes down to, without any new arrangements of being paid ahead of the draw on the next job (i.e. - as opposed to being paid AFTER he is paid), he is asking you to trust him...
Forum: Business 12-29-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,857
Posted By griz
this guy has no respect for you and evidently...

this guy has no respect for you and evidently does not care about your history etc...

if he is that broke he needs to disappear anyways...

imo, do not worry about burning a bridge, it has...
Forum: Health & Safety 10-27-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By rrk
110 mph gusts ? and someone thought it would be...

110 mph gusts ? and someone thought it would be a good idea to use that scaffold :no:

A couple pairs of underwear were lost in that choice
Forum: Health & Safety 10-26-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By Stunt Carpenter
Suspended Scaffold

From what I can remember about using a swing stage like that is the only have support from the top. They are heavy units thought so they donít get moving much.

Iím a few hours south of Edmonton....
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,326
Posted By greg24k
You're barking up the wrong tree. I'm a...

You're barking up the wrong tree.

I'm a General contractor also and I don't make money on my subs, I make money off the job management and making sure the job is completed on time and my customers...
Forum: Construction 04-17-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,167
Posted By fjn
Here is a video of the prep and installation of...

Here is a video of the prep and installation of the Superior concrete walls.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vyv_Kf9uftc
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-26-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By redwood
I built a lot of decks back in the day with deck...

I built a lot of decks back in the day with deck to wall spacers and ledgerloks. All these projects were solid wood sidings or T1-11. In most cases, it saved having to tear back the existing siding...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 02-10-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By Rooster Cogburn
This is what we use.No flashing needed.

This is what we use.No flashing needed.
Forum: Business 01-23-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By builditguy
I almost did that once. Sort of. A golf course...

I almost did that once. Sort of. A golf course decided they didn't want to pay for some concrete work. I had the excavator lined up and was on my way. I was taking the concrete back.
My lawyer...
Forum: Framing 01-11-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
I would add only one small thing to what Seven...

I would add only one small thing to what Seven said.
Do not nail the top plate to the bottom of the truss chords.
Use truss plates so that the trusses can move up and down as attic air gets more...
Forum: Framing 02-07-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,921
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
The best response so far, in my opinion anyway. ...

The best response so far, in my opinion anyway.

Andy.
Forum: Framing 01-25-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,921
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Don't do hokem pokem. There's no reference for...

Don't do hokem pokem. There's no reference for gluing up stuff on the sides of joists.

Chewing the cud on "possibles and might be's" is all well and good, but its no way to conduct business.
...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 01-02-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,349
Posted By Calidecks
Do people actually read the plans?

That's why I have my designer write on the plans (or equal) gives me some wiggle room.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
Posted By Krok
Commercial--I get paid to install it. I'm not...

Commercial--I get paid to install it. I'm not the architect, I'm not the GC, I'm the installer and I install. If you want it undone, I'll undo it after I install it, then install something else,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
Posted By hdavis
Sometimes two is a crowd.:whistling

Sometimes two is a crowd.:whistling
Forum: Electrical 12-18-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,067
Posted By 480sparky
News flash, everyone: EVERY receptacle will...

News flash, everyone: EVERY receptacle will eventually get loose.

A lot depends on how often you insert and remove cords. If you do this two or three times a day (like a razor, hairdryer etc in...
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 02-11-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,229
Posted By koa
This is probably the best squeegee. It has a...

This is probably the best squeegee. It has a spring and can be tilted to a steep angle. Use on a short telescoping pole. Should be able to do those horizontally, walking down the deck. If they...
Forum: Framing 01-09-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,877
Posted By muskoka guy
This is what I have found as well. Guys say they...

This is what I have found as well. Guys say they have this much experience and have ran crews, so you hire them only to find out you already have three or four employees with more knowledge then the...
Forum: Masonry 01-08-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,960
Posted By dom-mas
If your bldg code says that a masonry structure...

If your bldg code says that a masonry structure needs to be built with reinforcement then it needs steel and grout. A brick wall with a header course would be difficult and expensive to build with...
Forum: Masonry 01-07-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,960
Posted By dom-mas
It's not a pissing match, it's information. like...

It's not a pissing match, it's information. like telling someone that a joist is called a joist not a stud


Fred would have to tell us for sure but I don;t think that he built any of the homes...
Forum: Masonry 01-06-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,960
Posted By SmallTownGuy
rowlock

rowlock
Forum: Carpentry Picture Post 12-03-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,229
Posted By Ducatidave
Wow! That really looks incredible. That's a very...

Wow! That really looks incredible. That's a very interesting and unique design, great work.
Forum: Decks & Fencing 11-04-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,396
Posted By Calidecks
As others have mentioned. That hasn't been...

As others have mentioned.

That hasn't been in the codes for several years now. Not the IRC anyway. And not the CRC either. NADRA fought that and got it removed. It upset all the cable railing...
Forum: Framing 09-28-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By river rider
Yeah, it needs to be supported. Structural...

Yeah, it needs to be supported. Structural ridges.

Residential home builder eh?
Forum: Framing 07-23-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,429
Posted By wallmaxx
You are doing the right thing. This is how you...

You are doing the right thing. This is how you set yourself above the fray. You just upped the game. Thank you!

I love to see innovation.
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