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    Re: Breaking Non Tempered glass safely

    Just an update, I experimented breaking the glass today with carpet shield on both side and it worked great. Very minimal shards and 95% of the pane stayed connected by the carpet shield film.Thanks...
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    Re: Breaking Non Tempered glass safely

    Cheesy is one way to put it, if I was a project manager for the largest commercial contractor in the Minneapolis St Paul area I would call it value engineering. The point is that removing the...
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    Re: Breaking Non Tempered glass safely

    Existing glass is 1/4", new stops will be nailed over existing stops, shrinking the viewable glass by 1 1/2" height and width. Wall thickness is 8",existing interior stop is 5", exterior stop is 3",...
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    Re: Breaking Non Tempered glass safely

    The largest panel is 20"x 72". I may be overly nervous about this, but again I don't want anyone making a trip to the ER.
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    Breaking Non Tempered glass safely

    I am working on a building that was built by my employer in in 1963.
    It's a monastery that is being converted into a shelter for battered women. We have some 1/4" non tempered glass units that are...
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    Re: Osb board as flooring

    I'm not sure if sanding is an option but returning unused material always is. Send it back if it won't meet your needs.
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    Re: kitchen sink cutouts

    Flip the sink. Mark outside edge. Mark a line 1/4 in from original line as said before.Use a downcutting blade. Tell the volunteer to relax, it's only laminate.
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    Re: Holy crap these tiles are hard

    Search for diamond core bit. The company I work for uses these in hospitals for any concrete anchoring due to the noise factor. In hard tile they are fast with no chipping of the tile.
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    Re: Hospital Plastic Lam Top Repairs

    I work in hospitals most of the time, and anything with odors,fumes or dust has to be contained and exhausted to the exterior of the building, or filtered with an negative air machine. I feel that...
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    Re: Fein Turbo II On Sale at Rocklers

    The pullman holt 390asb vacuum looks like a Nilfisk Advance gd930, which is an awesome vacuum, for general clean up as well rrp. The company I work for has many of these and they are worth the money.
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    Re: Trim Work Blunders Seen in Todays homes

    Grain matching is best, but when you have 4 or five pieces to choose from good luck!
    I
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    Re: Need help with automatic door bottom!

    Installed 20 or so pemko auto seals at a lab, they are a pain, good luck!
  13. Thread: Eyebrow windows

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    Re: Eyebrow windows

    Nice work, I wish I had the chance to work on something that cool.
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    Re: Fastcap Saw Stand

    Dave, I thought you posted you were not going to drill in to your kapex to mount the wings, what gives? Did the free stand change your mind?
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    Re: to help pre qualify customers.....

    A laser helps with suspended ceilings, but the only thing that is going to make you faster is experience installing them.I work in commercial and the companies that do these ceilings for us have...
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    Re: Masterforce levels made by Stabila?

    I own Stabila levels, and the company I work for buys the 48" stabila mags for the wall crews.
    I like owning quality tools and don't mind paying more for them, but menards return policy is tempting....
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    Masterforce levels made by Stabila?

    I was at a Menards in the metro and saw a display of Masterforce levels that looked very familiar.
    The extrusion and end caps are the same as Stabila, made in Germany. Has anyone else looked at...
  18. Thread: This Forum

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    Re: This Forum

    Newman will be showing up with some spelling and grammar correction!
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    Re: stabila level disappointment

    I have a couple stabila levels, one had an issue with the level bubble. I took the level to seven corners hardware to exchange it and I had to argue with the employee about the "straightness"
    of the...
  20. Thread: Good to be back

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    Re: Good to be back

    I work in commercial and hate hard hat zones! I usually work in hospitals or other occupied spaces where hard hats draw too much attention to the construction happening. Really, installing millwork...
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    Re: tear out or cover over?

    I think you could get away with scraping off the high spots where the bead was filled.
    Do that or cut the rock back to give yourself an easier time taping.
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    Re: pinning foundation

    Duplex nails and tie wire.
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    Re: What tools did you get for xmas

    My sister in law bought me the None More Black stablila 2 footer! It looks so sweet I might
    keep it in a glass case!
  24. Thread: quiet screwgun

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    Re: quiet screwgun

    It's not heavy compared to a cordless drill, or a corded gun snagged on a baker!
    I was really blown away by how quiet it was. I think after a day a pro hanger wouldn't
    tell the difference in...
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    Re: A prayer for a dear friend. . .

    I live 20 minutes from Stout, my wife went to school there.
    I have been there when bar confrontations escalate, no one wins.
    I feel awful that someone died over something so meaningless.
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