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The drywallers hung the corner bead with hundreds of Staples. Pita.

Dumpster's coming monday.pita dealing with that and the HOA.
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Glass top stove has a 12" burner whose center went out. I TURNED OFF THE POWER after getting zapped, then removed the clips holding the backing plate up. Easily found the break in the element. I simply took some very fine needle nose plier and bent each end into a hook and then folded and clamped them together. Works great!

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The nag herself has had me building some desks and built-in adjustable shelf units for her “crafting” room the past few days. Doing this for no pay so no way am I posting pictures of that crap.

Been a really slow few weeks around here but got a call earlier that my frame job was finally poured today so back in business tomorrow if the rain holds out.

Will be good to get back after it, should allow me to put the olde lady’s project on the back burner, again.
 

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Right now I’m a sitting in the truck waiting on the rain to pass man.

Looking forward to being a workin man as soon as this crap moves out.

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First day on the job. Homeowners are here in a downpour trying to start a brush fire, I’m not kidding.
His wife is cute and its quickly becoming a wet tee shirt contest, didn’t get pics.

Yet
 

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Right now I’m a sitting in the truck waiting on the rain to pass man.

Looking forward to being a workin man as soon as this crap moves out.

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First day on the job. Homeowners are here in a downpour trying to start a brush fire, I’m not kidding.
His wife is cute and its quickly becoming a wet tee shirt contest, didn’t get pics.

Yet
Priorities...pics, then framing.
 

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what ! No rain suits?

what would you cats do if you were working in Seattle?

i know what I did there for two years , learned how to pour and finish concrete in the rain

otherwise my three rug rats wouldn’t eat....

I hated working in the rain but I had to do it , no sick pay , no paid holidays , no paid personal time , just hard work...

but look at me now!...


Looking forward to the photos Amigo



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My buddy is 6'6"... We had a heck of a laugh when he put on his suit to crawl around the crawl space...
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Right now I’m a sitting in the truck waiting on the rain to pass man.

Looking forward to being a workin man as soon as this crap moves out.

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First day on the job. Homeowners are here in a downpour trying to start a brush fire, I’m not kidding.
His wife is cute and its quickly becoming a wet tee shirt contest, didn’t get pics.

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Wanka, I've come to expect the vixen with no pictures from Brother 'dial, always figured you'd be ready if/when the opportunity arose. I'm saddened...
Edit: At least you tried, was posting when you posted.
 

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Wanka, I've come to expect the vixen with no pictures from Brother 'dial, always figured you'd be ready if/when the opportunity arose. I'm saddened...
Edit: At least you tried, was posting when you posted.
Bullship! He didn't even run the wipers!
 

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Not getting out until the rain stops guys
get back to gettin' after it and here comes the rain?
bummer

the power your wife has, might want to tread lightly there :0)
 

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Very funny guys I smiled but Scooter is not easily impressed.

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Seriously though that’s my new truck. Got it the fifth of last month and then the world went to shit. First time I’ve ever financed a vehicle in my life.

It’s a 2012 Ram 1500 regular cab with the hemi. 59k on the odometer, nice truck, hope I can stay busy and pay for it now.
 

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Very funny guys I smiled but Scooter is not easily impressed.

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Seriously though that’s my new truck. Got it the fifth of last month and then the world went to shit. First time I’ve ever financed a vehicle in my life.

It’s a 2012 Ram 1500 regular cab with the hemi. 59k on the odometer, nice truck, hope I can stay busy and pay for it now.
Work always pops up. You and Pops must have a good reputation. What kind of market us out there, Wanka? Is there much competition?
 

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Very funny guys I smiled but Scooter is not easily impressed.

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Seriously though that’s my new truck. Got it the fifth of last month and then the world went to shit. First time I’ve ever financed a vehicle in my life.

It’s a 2012 Ram 1500 regular cab with the hemi. 59k on the odometer, nice truck, hope I can stay busy and pay for it now.
Looks like ol' Scootie's been hitting the high cheeba again.
 

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Things are still going steady down here Hammers. Lots of people fighting the weather trying to get projects out of the ground. I’ll be on this little house the better part of two weeks then several odd projects after that, that have piled up and came ready about the same time.

Should have a smaller version of the last house I posted in the next month or two.

Yea though, pops and I are known of in the carpenter circles around here. Under normal conditions if I find myself without a project work is usually a phone call or two away. We’ve worked on lots of crews through the years and most of them jump at the chance to have us back around making them money.

As long as the lumber yard stays open we’ll be workin, Rona be dammed.
 

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Things are still going steady down here Hammers. Lots of people fighting the weather trying to get projects out of the ground. I’ll be on this little house the better part of two weeks then several odd projects after that, that have piled up and came ready about the same time.

Should have a smaller version of the last house I posted in the next month or two.

Yea though, pops and I are known of in the carpenter circles around here. Under normal conditions if I find myself without a project work is usually a phone call or two away. We’ve worked on lots of crews through the years and most of them jump at the chance to have us back around making them money.

As long as the lumber yard stays open we’ll be workin, Rona be dammed.
We recently went out and got all of the supplies to finish the house just in case things shutdown.
 

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stonedywankanobe,
Remember, when all is said and done, all a man really has is his word and his reputation. You & your pops have worked decades to earn that reputation. From what I can see in this thread, it's well deserved.

Here's hoping y'all stay healthy, safe and employed.
 

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good move, was waiting to order appliances, then the price went up on the pkg $400, so now I have to try to call them and see what the story is

grrrrr,
 

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I plan on spending the coming week finishing off my brudders place to get it ready for sale. He has a modular that was set about 11 years ago. For the most part, living area is good to go but basement needs some attention. Looking forward to hanging with him. Things have been somewhat peaceful here. Lot of fed or state funded projects put on hold. It would be criminal to close suppliers.
 

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Moving my commercial building remodel over to the working man thread since Im working my ass on it. Note I am not a professional. Most of the stuff I am doing and will be doing is my first time doing so.

The roof is a spray foam roof. Doesn't look like it, but it does have a nice slope to it. Its in good condition, but needed to be recoated. Spent 12 hours yesterday on it for the first coat. Did the second coat today. Used a 100% silicone roof coating.

Im so soar I can hardly lift my arms. Had to put allot of pressure on the roller to get in all the dimples.

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Moving my commercial building remodel over to the working man thread since Im working my ass on it. Note I am not a professional. Most of the stuff I am doing and will be doing is my first time doing so.

The roof is a spray foam roof. Doesn't look like it, but it does have a nice slope to it. Its in good condition, but needed to be recoated. Spent 12 hours yesterday on it for the first coat. Did the second coat today. Used a 100% silicone roof coating.

Im so soar I can hardly lift my arms. Had to put allot of pressure on the roller to get in all the dimples.

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Git-R-Done!
 

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Davy, you're putting in a ton of hard labor/sweat equity.
It takes guts for anyone to attempt to start up a business, in today's world, even more so.
Here's hoping it all pays off for you in the end.
Thanks. I'm having a blast. Last month was one of the best months of my life. I jump out of bed and race over to the building. Everyday I am grateful I get to do that. Not many people get the chance to remodel an amazing building with their best friend. To top it all off the numbers are there for all this to work out even without renting out the commercial spaces.
 

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Been working on the stairs this week. Use a wire wheel on a grinder to get the surface rust off then its priming and painting. I will be adding a metal anti slip strip onto each one.

The stairs and railings are a work of art. The old owner designed and welded them. The measurements are as close to perfect as possible. They are as strong as can be. Im sure they will last another 60 years.

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Those are nice steps! Handrail was probably upgraded but to regs at some time.
 

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Been working on the stairs this week. Use a wire brush to get the surface rust off then its priming and painting. I will be adding a metal anti slip strip onto each one.

The stairs and railings are a work of art. The old owner designed and welded them. The measurements are as close to perfect as possible. They are as strong as can be. Im sure they will last another 60 years.

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Moving my commercial building remodel over to the working man thread since Im working my ass on it. Note I am not a professional. Most of the stuff I am doing and will be doing is my first time doing so.

The roof is a spray foam roof. Doesn't look like it, but it does have a nice slope to it. Its in good condition, but needed to be recoated. Spent 12 hours yesterday on it for the first coat. Did the second coat today. Used a 100% silicone roof coating.

Im so soar I can hardly lift my arms. Had to put allot of pressure on the roller to get in all the dimples.

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Should've removed the snow firs...........never mind. Rose-anne Rosanna-danna, SNL, when it was funny, circa 1975ish