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Forum: DIY - Forum Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Rmarsh
A few days last month in the single digits was...

A few days last month in the single digits was enough to freeze up one zone of hot water baseboard that hardly ever calls for heat...has a short section that should not have run a few feet through an...
Forum: DIY - Forum 02-02-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Rmarsh
New shop heater

Picked up a Mr Heater 30,000 BTU heater for my workshop.
Last couple of weeks with my old piece of crap heater shutting off or not even lighting was enough.

Happy with this unit so...
Forum: Political Threads 01-27-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 889
Posted By Rmarsh
A mentor of mine, older guy who I got advice...

A mentor of mine, older guy who I got advice from, once told me,
"Bob, if you ever want to get ahead, 40 hours a week wont cut it"

So I got two minimum wage jobs and doubled my take home pay.
...
Forum: Political Threads 01-27-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 889
Posted By Rmarsh
Scott...I have to agree. Growing up poor in the...

Scott...I have to agree. Growing up poor in the 50's and 60's, my seven brothers and sisters and I were not poor but, our clothes were hand-me downs or from thrift shops, we never went out to eat...
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-11-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,303
Posted By Rmarsh
"Saw" this on youtube ......thought I'd share it...

"Saw" this on youtube ......thought I'd share it as examples of things you shouldn't do. :hs:
https://youtu.be/FOJtmDYcFMg?t=42
Forum: The Scuppers 11-25-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Rmarsh
Collided with a deer

I have been seeing a lot more deer on the roads recently,
including lots of near misses by other motorists on my commute.
Well... I drive pretty slow...but not slow enough...still couldn't stop in...
Forum: DIY - Forum 11-23-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By Rmarsh
One of the toughest things I have ever...

One of the toughest things I have ever encountered in demolition work is.... mud job tile on concrete and metal lathe.

Had a job where it was on the walls up to 48" high. Anything less than a...
Forum: DIY - Forum 11-15-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,700
Posted By Rmarsh
So the electricians forgot to rough wire for...

So the electricians forgot to rough wire for under cabinet lights in the kitchen...here is their elegant solution for getting wires routed.
Luckily someone spotted it before the stove got...
Forum: DIY - Forum 11-04-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
I am looking forward to retiring in three...

I am looking forward to retiring in three years.......I will miss working...because that is all I have done for the last forty five years.

Also hoping that the pain in my shoulders, elbows,...
Forum: DIY - Forum 11-02-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
v-fold method for long miter joints with pvc

v-fold method for long miter joints with pvc
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-29-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,700
Posted By Rmarsh
When I was just starting out, young guys like me...

When I was just starting out, young guys like me were called a"carpenters helper"...not a carpenter.... and that label stuck until you reached a certain level of skill and knowledge...usually a...
Forum: Sports Talk - Title Town 10-28-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,410
Posted By Rmarsh
I do think it's more important to stay focused on...

I do think it's more important to stay focused on finishing the job of winning the WS of course. Ignoring Machado's bush league antics for now is smart....unless he injures somebody. ...
Forum: Sports Talk - Title Town 10-28-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,410
Posted By Rmarsh
AGAIN? What a #^&#^&#^&#^&ing punk......he will...

AGAIN? What a #^&#^&#^&#^&ing punk......he will get his payback eventually.
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-28-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,700
Posted By Rmarsh
I've seen many, many subcontractors go down the...

I've seen many, many subcontractors go down the toilet:laughs: because as they get more work, they get overwhelmed and hire more incompetent, untrained, and unsupervised help.



This particular...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-28-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,700
Posted By Rmarsh
Yeah ...but it's not likely to fail an inspection...

Yeah ...but it's not likely to fail an inspection or cause extensive damage.

Most of these basements, when finished, will have a dropped ceiling anyway.....and those wires would be simple to move...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-27-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,700
Posted By Rmarsh
Here we go again.....ass clown plumber calls for...

Here we go again.....ass clown plumber calls for his "final" inspection....plumbing inspector comes and runs the hot water in kitchen sink to test for max temperature...its ok.....then down to the...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-27-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
Beautiful work Bruce! Looks like you made the...

Beautiful work Bruce! Looks like you made the newel posts yourself?
I like the metal balusters too.....those pitch shoes did get slid up against the railing and tightened with a set screw...I...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-26-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
Boss says he wants a PVC lantern post for every...

Boss says he wants a PVC lantern post for every house in the 54 lot subdivision. We are only just starting so I'll do six at a time. In that second picture it looks like porch roof columns for my...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-24-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
We had a job doing the finish work on the...

We had a job doing the finish work on the renovation of a very old historic building. I was sent to inspect the existing trim we would have to match. I was amazed because there were moulding profiles...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-24-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
That's right Ross very rare for spring angle to...

That's right Ross very rare for spring angle to be 45. I am fluent with Autocad and at the millwork shop I worked for I drew custom moulding profiles. Once the drawing was perfect it was downloaded...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-24-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
Bruce...excellent tip in there about leaving out...

Bruce...excellent tip in there about leaving out the last few nails of the first piece so that the coped end can control and improve the fit of the joint. I do that .....there are ways of doing...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-23-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
Simple mantel for gas fireplace will all be...

Simple mantel for gas fireplace will all be painted white. I like working with poplar....tile guys will do 6" border.
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-23-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
Nebe....i love doing crown moulding....its one of...

Nebe....i love doing crown moulding....its one of my favorite jobs and ive installed miles of it...mostly by myself ...very simple really and if you try the technique i showed, i think you would see...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-23-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,445
Posted By Rmarsh
For accuracy and good fitting crown moulding...

For accuracy and good fitting crown moulding joints, I make a block of wood that represents the wall and ceiling coverage...then mark the wall, ceiling and miter saw so that the moulding is cut and...
Forum: DIY - Forum 10-10-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,472
Posted By Rmarsh
I have been in the home construction business for...

I have been in the home construction business for over 45 years.......never....ever been busier. We are selling new houses to first time home buyers at a rate that is hard to fathom. I attribute...
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