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    Stair Design Software

    I just stumbled on this web site last week. It is a French guy that builds some really impressive stairs.

    On his site you can download an incredible, FREE staircase design software.

    Just...
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    Re: Cape Cod MDF Beadboard plank problems

    I personally ditched MDF beadboard a long time ago. My pet peeves are that the beadboard cuts are always in the wrong direction, as I have never done a job where the beadboard is higher than 48". ...
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    Re: Is There A Full Moon ?

    When I asked the guy, he said:


    "Oh the door? I was wondering if you could turn it around to open the other way?"
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    Is There A Full Moon ?

    Was asked to trim out the rough opening around a newly installed spiral staircase. Unbelieveable !!
  5. Re: Just When You Thought You Had Seen Everything....

    All I know is the house is in Brookline, Mass. in a very ritzy area. From the outside this place looks like nothing. Evidently the woman who owned it was very wealthy as well as eccentric. The...
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    last one for now........
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    a few more....... this is unreal
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    getting old.....
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    I hope I am doing this right
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    more pictures
  11. Just When You Thought You Had Seen Everything....

    Gentlemen, I thought I had seen every type of staircase imaginable, but this is beyond anything I have ever seen. I only wish that my photographic skills were equal to whoever built this. And I...
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    Re: a bead boards mans dream

    And another one .............
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    Re: a bead boards mans dream

    Yes, but I think these people are the king & queen. They had me do their bathroom ceilings as well.
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    Stain Match

    Gentlemen,


    Anyone know of a good stain, or a mixture of stains that will closely match gumwood trim ?
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    Re: General Questions about carpentry

    Man they look great to me.

    My only suggestion to you would be if you are making one of anything, make ten of the same thing at a time, cut your production costs and increase your profits.
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    Re: Do I expect too much?

    Keith,

    I basically agree with you except that most guys today view the work as a job, not a trade or a craft. Their financial expectations are way too high, and they are unwilling to put the time...
  17. Re: "This is Carpentry". New online magazine

    As a quick note regarding the text size and zooming. Just click on the download link, and it automatically downloads the "magazine" into a PDF file.

    In the PDF version you can zoom it as much as...
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    Re: Baldwin Mortise Cylinder

    Remove the entire lockset from the door and reassemble it off the door to make sure that everything is functioning properly. With a lot of these types of locks the cylinder has a little flipper cam...
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    Re: I need the finish carpenters help

    Get a pocket screw set, which is a must.

    Your one big purchese should be a really good sliding compound mitre saw.

    And don't forget a large bottle of excedrin, and a small handgun used...
  20. Re: Slightly OT: Contracting and Second Amendment "Rights"

    Dick,

    Maybe your friend could move to Massachusetts and run for office. A few convictions hasn't stopped any of these thieves before...
  21. Thread: 24 3/8"

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    Re: 24 3/8"

    I have solved this situation a few times. I have a couple of big old metric tapes that I pull out whenever I have a helper that is seriously "fractionally challenged".

    All you need to say is...
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    Estimating Stairs

    I also posted this in estimating & markup, but I thought the real stair builders might know best:

    Has anyone developed any kind of template or spreadsheet for estimating stairs?

    Since no two...
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    Estimating stairs

    Has anyone developed any kind of template or spreadsheet for estimating stairs?

    Since no two sets of stairs are alike, and I usually manage to leave something out, I find this to be about the...
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    Re: Baseboard for very uneven floors

    Having done a few of these very old houses, my personal preference is to use oversized baseboard and level the top, then trim out to match the floor. Having don it both ways, putting the base...
  25. Re: possibley my next project, this takes the cake!

    Don't forget to add a louver somewhere to supply air for the dryer. All of the air that blows out of the dryer has to come from somewhere.

    I had a customer that had a dryer in a closet. The...
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