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  1. Finish Carpentry
    Hey guys, I'm a first year carpentry and joinery apprentice, and this is a stool I built, took me a few days, extremely proud although I did make some mistakes in building it. I really like furniture building but for my career I want to work on building/renovating homes.
  2. Carpentry
    Hello everyone, I have created this post to share my woodworking projects. Feel free to share yours too. Recently I have designed and built my own double bed, contructed from oak wood. What do you think?
  3. Contractor Licensing
    I have no experience in the contraction field i only have a carpentry career diploma from ashworth university.How can i get a general contractor license with just a career diploma from ashworth.Or do you people know of any other way i can start working on my own with the carpentry career...
  4. Tools & Equipment
    Has anyone seen a nail set/punch like this before. If you have or haven't would you use one? ****
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello, my name is James, I work for a small contracting company, J&J Stafford, LLC. We do roofing, siding, drywall, all kinds of general carpentry/new construction/remodeling. We prefer to serve other builders as a sub-contractor, but work directly for homeowners as well. :thumbsup:
  6. Framing
    I am a Sac State student and am working on a project that deals with developing a pre-plan for exterior light wood framing wall. The 1 story 13' high wall has a 5' parapet and an 3' extra bottom frame layer on the corners of the building. I was wondering if any of ya'll would give a better idea...
  7. General Discussion
    We dont do alot of metal work but the few we have done have always turned out really nice. WE are doing these 3 gables and the metal looks perfect untill we put it up and it looks wavy from the ground. We have taken it down 3 times and redone it. What may be causing this? It looks great straight...
  8. Marketing & Sales
    I have just started with a new company in a lead position for a contractor. We specialize in commercial contracting, mostly retail up fits. I need to bring in some new clients for the boss. Do you have any tips on finding and getting qualified with nation wide contractors to get on there bid...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Good evening. My Name is Jeffrey Hatch and live on the seacoast of New Hampshire. I have been in business for myself for eight years. I am the jack of most trades from basic repairs to additions and also have worked on many multi million dollar homes doing finish/trim carpentry as a sub. I...
  10. Remodeling Picture Post
    Hello, I have a fairly new remodeling business. I have been doing mostly small jobs (less than $1,000) but I would like to kick it up a notch and do more long-term/higher profit jobs, such as framing bids. However, I am brand new at estimating such a large project as framing an entire home. I...
  11. New Member Introductions
    J & J Construction is a fully licensed and certified construction company located on the west coast of British Columbia, in Prince Rupert. check out our website, http://www.jandjsanpal.com we offer full service in carpentry and construction focusing mainly on residential and commercial projects...
  12. General Discussion
    What kind of hammer do YOU use? Do you prefer a light or a heavy hammer? Do you like a straight handled hammer, or do you like the curved handle? What material of shaft and head is your hammer? Do you like a grip? Do you actually use the starter on your hammer or is it just there to look good...
  13. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    Hello, I am the owner of a commercial contracting company located in Minnesota. We are new to this site and love the information exchange. We are always looking for work and will bid any job large or small. We take bid invites by fax, E-mail, or through the Blue Book. Visit our website...
  14. Carpentry
    I Have a current opening 4'8", interior passthrough going from 9' ceiling kitchen into two story family room, and want to increase the size 4 more feet for a total of 8'8"( two feet on each side without support). Currently, there is a 2x10 header and I am thinking that I may be able to get by...
  15. Finish Carpentry
    My friend's 30th birthday and he is getting a 4'x2'x2' aquarium. It's nice to just do something to make my mind off of a slow couple of weeks, if you know what I mean.
  16. Carpentry
    Twenty weeks with Satan--and his wife parts 1-3 I should have listened to the alarm bells going off in my head after I received the estimate I had worked on for three days with six additional pages and no check attached. Ok, I said to myself you’re one of those clients, you want every...
  17. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    Competative prices. everything BUT HVAC, electrical and plumbing. We will replace anything from a payne of glass to a fire wall. We do pressure washing/painting to roofing/concrete. Installing new appliances to tub/shower units to wood floors and blinds. Steve 770-354-8984 Bob...
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