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Custom metal flitch plates and you can keep everything there and keep things just as strong or more.
 

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Double doors needed a piece in the middle. I guess the trimmers thought the painter could make it look nice, and the painter didn't think at all 🙄

I'll try to put lipstick on this pig with some more sanding and fill, but it just makes me shake my head.

This is a 5k sqft custom in a high end neighborhood - pretty close to the top end of homes in this city.

But the owner is using his normal spec home subs. Pay peanuts, get monkeys I suppose.
 

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thankyou Meta .Has been so long that i had to pad out an' I beam' that have forgotten peramiters .i did notice that the material used to pad out out webbing seemed thinner then the depth of 'I beam' that would seem off . Also it looks like the pads are cut a bit loose ,that seems just sloppy .
 

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thankyou Meta .Has been so long that i had to pad out an' I beam' that have forgotten peramiters .i did notice that the material used to pad out out webbing seemed thinner then the depth of 'I beam' that would seem off . Also it looks like the pads are cut a bit loose ,that seems just sloppy .
The other note here is it looks like it is a single upper top plate with the window above the lower side of joists. That IS garbage.

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Who would design/install a window with the top of the glass higher than the bottom of the joists? That will take some creative sheetrock work to do the ceiling.
Little fiddling around , but would not really be that hard. Whoever built the house was not a very good builder if the rest of the house is anything like this.
 

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Double doors needed a piece in the middle. I guess the trimmers thought the painter could make it look nice, and the painter didn't think at all 🙄

I'll try to put lipstick on this pig with some more sanding and fill, but it just makes me shake my head.

This is a 5k sqft custom in a high end neighborhood - pretty close to the top end of homes in this city.

But the owner is using his normal spec home subs. Pay peanuts, get monkeys I suppose.
I was doing doors/base/case/crown for a builder that rhymes with BR Thornton for a bit early in my career. Their philosophy was that anything less than 1/4" was the painters problem. They also expected me to hang/case 3-2 doors per hour.
 

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This was 25ish years ago. I was green. Wood framing, cheap prehung hollow core doors. Case 1 side, slam it into opening, nail it off with casing, case other side. Scatter busted shims around to make super think you were actually using shims.
Learned a lot in the couple months I worked for that company.
Found better mentors to work with.
 
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