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by Bluesv6
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Shed kit and roof trusses
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: Shed kit and roof trusses

Thank you Shannon , im also loking at some other plans ,like youve said all measurements are there
by Bluesv6
Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Shed kit and roof trusses
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: Shed kit and roof trusses

http://howtospecialist.com/outdoor/shed/8x12-gambrel-shed-roof-free-diy-plans/ So I have been spending time researching roofs , sheds and such . I have found barn plans (gambrel roof ) There are two reasons I am considering the gambrel roof . The first one is for storage reasons ,I feel I could get ...
by Bluesv6
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Safety
Replies: 18
Views: 342

Re: Safety

So, when you gonna be more mindful of safety? <super big wink> :mrgreen: Today already ! I have a bad habbit of using safety glasses on one job and take them off and put them on my head so i coukd take a closer look . Then forget to put them on to finish the job . Today i cleaned my glasses well an...
by Bluesv6
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Hottest Tool on the Market!
Replies: 18
Views: 890

Re: Hottest Tool on the Market!

Came across this thread . I have had experince with this tool . It does have advantages and disadvantages. The elements you can bend to what ever angle to get into what places you want to . Then put the heat where you exactly want it . Not running a flame up and over plug wires . My experince above ...
by Bluesv6
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Safety
Replies: 18
Views: 342

Re: Safety

To be clear, I'm not picking on you here, merely using your example as the example. Safety IS a state of mind. One has to care about one's own well being and protect oneself because no amount of safety devices or regulation is going to save one from oneself, individuals will find a way to hurt them...
by Bluesv6
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Safety
Replies: 18
Views: 342

Re: Safety

I also find safety costs time and money and a mind set , that is the reality . Can you clarify this, before I jump to conclusions? :?: :geek: Sure I can, i will use my job as an example Today i got some tires to do at work . I rolled my tires down to the tire machine . Changed my tires , the one ti...
by Bluesv6
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Safety
Replies: 18
Views: 342

Re: Safety

It was crazy and i questioned some of the things he was doing i was wondering . However i am not a caroenter by trade .

As far as safety ,i agree with you Shannon with being unable to tie off properly .

I also find safety costs time and money and a mind set , that is the reality .
by Bluesv6
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Safety
Replies: 18
Views: 342

Safety

I've been watching quite a few framing videos with plans to build a shed . I came across this guy and was like WOW !! What is safety ?


https://youtu.be/_MvsL-iDpss
by Bluesv6
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Shed kit and roof trusses
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: Shed kit and roof trusses

Thank you for both of the responses, the kit I would have just used the brackets no wood involved . I spent some time going over rafters and how to cut them and such . When I build the shed I will most likely will cut the rafters , I am sure will take some trial and error . As spruce and Shannon men...
by Bluesv6
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Shed kit and roof trusses
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Shed kit and roof trusses

So I am looking at building a shed in the spring or summer next year . I have watched the shed building series and the roof trusses video is confusing and feel there is too big of chance of error. I have found a kit that has brackets to attach trusses and to build them. If I was to use this kit ,I w...
by Bluesv6
Sun May 14, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Canoe rack
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: Canoe rack

Thanks for the help guys !
by Bluesv6
Sun May 14, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Canoe rack
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Canoe rack

https://imgur.com/QCkE6kP Hello I've bought myself a canoe and need to build a rack for it . The canoe will be stored upside down . I've posted above pic hopefully it works ! Of a storage idea . The rack is going in a unfinished garage and plan on screwing the supports directly to the studs . Or wou...
by Bluesv6
Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: re-roof tear off
Replies: 6
Views: 283

Re: re-roof tear off

I'm going to chime in here as I just had my roof replaced . I did alot of research and found so many mixed reviews ! The roofing company I used were a four man group with two partners . I talked to one partner and he said iko what they use was the best ! He mentioned they used bp shingles and have f...
by Bluesv6
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Roofing costs
Replies: 13
Views: 439

Re: Roofing costs

Yes interesting , happened to be online here and got a notification , scared me lol . I have never seen them before I hope They work and don't freeze up or something stupid . I contacted the roofer and he went over as he had to finish off eaves . He ended up showing me a picture .It was plastic from...
by Bluesv6
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Roofing costs
Replies: 13
Views: 439

Re: Roofing costs

I saw that too , wasn't sure if it was a nail or not . The metal cap are for plumbing and some fan vents . I've seen these before on flat roofs . I have copper vent stacks and the vents were flush with the roof as well as bathroom fan blew on the roof which destroyed the shingles ...They told me the...
by Bluesv6
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Roofing costs
Replies: 13
Views: 439

Re: Roofing costs

New roof https://imgur.com/gallery/hxIgV

Completed roof , went with grey.
by Bluesv6
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Roofing costs
Replies: 13
Views: 439

Re: Roofing costs

So I agreed on a roofer ! As well as underlayments and such along with the bid . My question now is colour ? I currently have lighter color roof . I am considering a darker color . Does color make a difference in heat ? I've read from as long as it's ventilated properly doesn't matter and some say l...
by Bluesv6
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Roofing costs
Replies: 13
Views: 439

Re: Roofing costs

I was questioning the rhino shield myself , the roofer threw rhino shield name out as a marketing tool . The two other estimates were weather and ice shield eaves and valleys and synthetic underlayment for remaining roof, not sure brand on the synthetic roofing . Thanks for clearing up rhino gaurd ....
by Bluesv6
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Roofing costs
Replies: 13
Views: 439

Re: Roofing costs

So with the snow off the roof , I am getting estimates ,most are fairly close . My question is about underlayment. I've gotten three estimates . Two have been for water ice shield for eaves and valley . The other is rhino shield whole​ roof . I believe the rhino shield is a synthetic underlayment an...
by Bluesv6
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Roofing costs
Replies: 13
Views: 439

Re: Roofing costs

Thanks for the response as always , the price did seem high , especially for cash . My favorite was replying to what looked to be a legitimate business ad on kijji and get quoted a cash only price ,just didn't feel right . Have a couple companies lined up this week to provide an estimate. Will see w...
by Bluesv6
Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Roofing costs
Replies: 13
Views: 439

Roofing costs

Hello , last fall when I was on my roof I found I'm sadly due for new shingles ! I am looking at estimates and finding someone reliable . My question is and this is very vague answer I'm looking for , so please answer of possible . My house is a 1000 sq ft bungalow . I found one guy on kijji and he ...
by Bluesv6
Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: tools you never thought you would buy or cant live without !
Replies: 42
Views: 2979

tools you never thought you would buy or cant live without !

This thread is strictly fun and perhaps informational ! So what I would like to see is some posts from other members other than Shannon ! As well as Shannon don't feel left out I'd love your response as well ! So the thread is exactly as above ! Pick a tool you never thought you'd buy and love it ! ...
by Bluesv6
Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: mudding tecniques
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: mudding tecniques

I know exactly what you mean and I get it at times also. I feel it is from the mud not being evenly spread across my trowel all the time so when it is more near the mid point of trowel I get a little narrower pattern on the wall, It all comes out nice in the end though. Kinda think the same and now...
by Bluesv6
Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: mudding tecniques
Replies: 2
Views: 215

mudding tecniques

So I have watched over a hundred mudding and taping videos and Shannon's I don't know how many times ! Lol I have found your videos helpful , my main reason for posting today is technique and issues getting it on ! . So when mudding I usually use trowels and find my technique is way better , problem...
by Bluesv6
Sun Jan 31, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: door tight hinges side
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Re: door tight hinges side

Thanks Shannon that helps tremendously will try that ! Thanks again !
by Bluesv6
Sun Jan 31, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: door tight hinges side
Replies: 2
Views: 221

door tight hinges side

So I found some doors , that weren't prehung but came as a fast fit they were called . I had to cut and block the bottom of the door .I cut jambs accordingly installed everything . However the door is really tight on the hinge side . The hinge side when closed is tight enough I am sure you couldn't ...
by Bluesv6
Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:23 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: drywall cracks
Replies: 1
Views: 161

drywall cracks

So the one room I am redoing with the ceiling and reinsulating the two outside walls . I am considering doing the other two walls and have all new drywall and less hassle mudding and taping . My question is one door way and the closet opening has drywall cracks that start at the corner and go up alm...
by Bluesv6
Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:14 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: drywall hanging order
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: drywall hanging order

Thanks , I always value your opinion ! will hang as you suggested
by Bluesv6
Sun Jan 24, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: drywall hanging order
Replies: 3
Views: 245

drywall hanging order

So my next project I will be tackling my boys room . Going to be removing drywall on two walls and installing roxul insulation and vapour barrier and installing new drywall. Also on the plan is strapping the ceiling and installing new drywall over existing . I've read always hang ceiling then walls ...
by Bluesv6
Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: aquarium stand info
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Re: aquarium stand info

A plywood back with a hole or two near the middle would still be fine for access. Googled some backs of diy stands and some have holes drilled in back or even big routed slots ! I'd prefer to have the bacon open ! However I do like the idea of strength like you've mentioned ! And for the bottom tan...