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Forum: DIY - Forum Today, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Rmarsh
Just a couple of reasons why these framers suck!...

Just a couple of reasons why these framers suck! ...... they should have their nail guns confiscated:uhuh:
I dont do hiring or firing....if I did there might be nobody left. I keep hearing the...
Forum: DIY - Forum Yesterday, 06:11 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Was working on a roof one time...putting in...

Was working on a roof one time...putting in skylights with my brother and another guy. Very exclusive neighborhood....rich folks....when a barrage of small stones landed on the roof near us.. turned...
Forum: DIY - Forum Yesterday, 05:59 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
I love it Ray!

I love it Ray!
Forum: DIY - Forum Yesterday, 05:20 AM
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Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Gilly.....You're right.... the trade I've spent...

Gilly.....You're right.... the trade I've spent most of my life learning and doing has been diminished to.... finding the cheapest source of labor....immigrants with questionable legal status. This...
Forum: DIY - Forum 01-17-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Ray....it's worse than that...I could have gone...

Ray....it's worse than that...I could have gone around taking a bunch of pictures of the crap job they did.....gaps everywhere!!!(here's where improper use of a nail gun is to blame......nails go in...
Forum: DIY - Forum 01-16-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Supply chain problems...we have five houses...

Supply chain problems...we have five houses framed up waiting on windows...going to be a few weeks..so I got the job of covering all the openings with heavy mill plastic...so work can...
Forum: DIY - Forum 01-16-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Jenn....It's great that you finally got your new...

Jenn....It's great that you finally got your new kitchen.....after 18 years! Small kitchen is not necessarily a bad thing.....could be a more efficient work triangle than a large spread out...
Forum: DIY - Forum 01-14-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Bob.....I didnt have a lot of career...

Bob.....I didnt have a lot of career opportunities when I graduated high school......there was the suit coat manufacturer where I had worked a few months .....and hated so much it made me sick. Hated...
Forum: DIY - Forum 01-06-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Gates that I built in my shop installed.......

Gates that I built in my shop installed.... checked my measurements over and over to make sure everything would fit right ....still need to attach some cane bolts
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-29-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Thanks Ross.....I am planning to work full time...

Thanks Ross.....I am planning to work full time until age 66 and 2 months....which is my full retirement age according to SS.....but that could change.
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-29-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Looking through my older pictures....hardly...

Looking through my older pictures....hardly remember doing some of these.
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-27-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
couple more kitchens.... second one is cherry....

couple more kitchens.... second one is cherry. Many years ago I was building cherry kitchens from scratch....bought the rough cherry from Rex lumber..... thickness planed...then join edges, glue up...
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-26-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
I have a lot experience with cherry. Good...

I have a lot experience with cherry.

Good article on the subject

https://finishing.tips/finishing-cherry/
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-25-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
That was from a few years ago....I did the...

That was from a few years ago....I did the install...but didnt remember until looking through old pics. I like the classic look of the cherry....its got a light stain on it I believe. Our buyers get...
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-25-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Another with the MW drawer in the island.

Another with the MW drawer in the island.
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-23-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
I had my son with me a lot during the summer...

I had my son with me a lot during the summer months and anytime there was no school when he was young. I was working for myself building homes and would have him in tow instead of paying for daycare....
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-21-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Ross....hopefully that situation will correct...

Ross....hopefully that situation will correct itself in time.
I worked with my dad on a few projects.... my parents inherited a fixer upper home when I was a teenager....and my dad... an...
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-21-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Its great that you are getting to work with and...

Its great that you are getting to work with and teach your son some valuable skills.....less and less of our kids are going into the building trades. Both of my boys went their own way vocationally...
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-20-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
It is filled in with hardwood flooring. Got...

It is filled in with hardwood flooring.

Got some of the crew back on this job after working alone here for the last two weeks. I've been with this company going on 18 years, working with the same...
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-18-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
[QUOTE=Rmarsh;1206357]Its a microwave oven that...

[QUOTE=Rmarsh;1206357]Its a microwave oven that opens like a drawer....goes in a base cabinet....lot of times in the island base ...food is top loaded.
Posted from my iPhone/Mobile device[/QUOTE/
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Forum: DIY - Forum 12-18-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Thanks Paul.......after having done so many, I...

Thanks Paul.......after having done so many, I still get a sense of satisfaction.... seeing the end results. Somewhere around 60-70 hours of labor..... no idea how many saw cuts.
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-18-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Trimmed out the top of the closet by the front...

Trimmed out the top of the closet by the front door to match.
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-17-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
So much fakery in the world...... when a...

So much fakery in the world...... when a potential customer gets their info about construction/remodeling from a TV show they are ill prepared for reality.
I remember my son at around 8 or 9 years...
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-17-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
I like to ask them how they feel about...

I like to ask them how they feel about dust........:eek:
Forum: DIY - Forum 12-16-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,142
Posted By Rmarsh
Ross...I cant watch those remodeling/building...

Ross...I cant watch those remodeling/building shows without laughing. Do people really think that crap is real? I recall an episode showing a homeowner preparing to sand their own hardwood...
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