Looks like a fine frame job from the pictures.
So what were the tribulations and trials?
Like i said i will elaborate at a later date, my CT presence has taken back seat lately, busy busy, gotta get my hammer video done and then this :jester:
You think you're busy now.....:whistling
Wait until you discover girls....:laughing::laughing:
And a ratio of 36:22:34/ 5'-10" span will ruin you.....:laughing:
That "trick" is called triangulation. GPS works in a similar fashion. Everything looks nice there Nick. How much time did you spend on this? Turrets take an incredible amount of time. Hundreds of cuts for such a small area.
Alrighty, finally have some time to catch up on CT.
The framer on this house was taking too long so Chris got the guy who i worked with on the town houses in 2009 to come in and finish up. He was pretty impressed to see how i progressed . The past 2 weeks i have been there with another guy when the other framers were not there and we finished the main roof, I knew what and how to do the framing so i kinda took charge. Even the framers there had to ask me how to do the irregular valley
I did not do the cricket, i had to get back to the city to work on my job, so i had my framer friend finish it up. It looks damn good, i was trying to figure it out, and it was just one of those days where i was better off going home early so i left it for him. I was sort of ashamed to have to surrender to it, but i was burning out and it was best to stop.
In the 5 minutes that he was there watching me sheet, he taught me a trick i will never forget, so simple but so effective, i was cutting in ply to fit on the octagon, with the hip angle, and the valley angle where it tied into the main roof with a rip. He took a series of measurements from one point (reference) and on the sheet just swung intersection arcs, connected the dots and boom. I thought it was the most awesome thing ever.:jester:
We were building 23,000 square feet of slab on grade towns when I noticed this pimple faced kid standing at the side of the road just watching us work.....for what seemed to be hours.....I could see he had interest and so I asked him if he wanted something to do.....and away he went. Was refreshing to find such a genuine love for framing in another person and to see how far he has progressed since then makes me feel proud. So I call him Nuke Skywalker now. I'm laughing too my young apprentice....
No you didn't whistle boy.....you showed up when we were already on the 3rd floors (remember there were 6 of them) :laughing:
Oh i was lurking when that first floor deck was going on. I was very intrigued by the speed :thumbup:
But in all seriousness.. do you consider them slab on grade because the lowest floor not exactly below grade is a slab or... Because those first floor decks were wood. I remember that much.:jester: