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    Re: Finishing plywood

    What is causing the need for the plywood? If it's an engineer-driven requiremtn, why do you have to care if the occupant grumbles?
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    Re: Yeah I can do that...

    How did the customer find you? And have you seen a picture of the new part installed?
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    Re: Finish mail through plumbing.

    [QUOTE=Baldwin;702313] but I seriously doubt the plumber took time to document your case. He works by the hour and is not being paid to take pictures and gather evidence.
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    Everbody has a...
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    Re: Backerboard Over Saltillo Tile

    TReal saltillo is a pretty soft tile, it should be easy to break out. Even if you leave the mud bed you will have taken it down an inch.
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    Re: Store tile outside in cold weather?

    And be sure to bring it inside in plenty of time for the tiles in the middle of the packages to come to room temp.
  6. Thread: Backlit tile

    by e hilton
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    Re: Backlit tile

    If I'm seeing the video correctly, the light is coming through the grout lines not the tile. Or maybe where the grout should be, I didn't watch the whole thing. Let's start on the opposite end: if...
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    Re: Another Jolt For Journalism

    I can sort-of see the part about free lance photographers, but the cell phone pictures by the reporters is going to lead to some less than stellar shots.
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    Re: Oklahoma destruction

    [QUOTE=kfc510;688093] it seems like there should be a reinforced-concrete underground bunker at the schools. QUOTE]

    Why underground? Think how big that would have to be. And what if attendance...
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    Re: Emailing plan markups

    A pdf is created in adobe. You can take a pdf file and zoom in to any part of the image, you can save-as just that screen shot, you can add notes to the image with arrows, circles, lines etc. You...
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    Re: Emailing plan markups

    Ask whomever created the plans to send you a pdf of each page.
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    Re: What Type of Screws for OSB ?

    [QUOTE=J Paulsson;687273]I don't see what the problem is with nailing, QUOTE]

    He mentioned finished space below, maybe he is concerned about creating nail pops in the existing sheetrock ceiling.
  12. Thread: Aquatic liens

    by e hilton
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    Re: Aquatic liens

    Denial? Trying to keep up an image? Maybe they think it will make the house sell faster and for more $, and they will make enough to pay the debts.
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    Re: Breaking a Written Contract

    I think you're screwed and you have no one to blame but yourself.

    "and my employee definitely never took into consideration the clauses on the second page."

    "persuade them to honor the verbal...
  14. Re: Super thick engineered lumber panel European buildings

    What is slide 14 showing, with the split wood. And it looks like lumber core plywood on a bigger scale, with gaps between the cores.
  15. Re: Monoslab foundations in Texas hill country

    Actually, those metal stakes are drilled about every inch or so for 16's, so once the metal stake is in the ground you just drive a nail through it into the form board. Trying to drive an inch metal...
  16. Re: Monoslab foundations in Texas hill country

    One thing you are forgetting is the soil conditions. When I lived in san Antonio, there was only about 6" of topsoil over many feet of limestone, so any digging was difficult. All underground...
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    Re: Estimate for Handicap Ramp

    You don't need a backrest for the seat?
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    Re: glass panels on rail

    Looks like a bordello.

    And tell us what happens if you try to tweak the glass into position just a tiny tiny bit ...
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    Re: Estimate for Handicap Ramp

    Do the handrails have to be pipe?

    And Dick is correct, almost all states have adopted their own stricter version of the ADA, and some cities have adopted an even stricter version of the state...
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    Re: Estimate for Handicap Ramp

    There are three things in play here:
    1. ADA, which does not govern, but is a reasonable guideline for dimensions and such. Sidebar: the ADA Accessibility Guidelines are the result of a civil...
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    Re: Estimate for Handicap Ramp

    That's true, but don;t forget the possibility of free labor, like Boy Scouts or a church group.
  22. Re: Estimating wheelchair ramp construction costs

    What are you going to do with a 29" wide ramp? Very few wheelchairs will fit that width, and it's too narrow for a person on crutches too.

    Never mind, I just saw the same posting in the...
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    Re: Sierra Trading Post

    Used to mean something, back in the day, but now unfortunately it has become another marketing tool and too often nothing more than a gimick or outright deception.
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    Re: ADA bath faucet as grab bar

    Ignoring the attachment of the countertop to the cabinets and wall, could you just fasten a standard grab bar to the top of the counter, running front to back just an inch or two offset from the...
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    Re: stainless steel tile

    Find an old timer who used to install metal 4x4 tiles in gas station restrooms.
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