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I help my dad today replace most of the outside trim today!
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#1 posted 03-07-2010 03:48 AM
You are definitely one of the busy LJs, Charles!
I can’t tell … what species of wood is the front strip??
Did you get to use the Bostich Air Banana for this one??
-- -- Neil
#2 posted 03-07-2010 03:50 AM
Its pine, and yes I did.
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#3 posted 03-07-2010 03:57 AM
you go charles – great work
-- -erik & christy-
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#4 posted 03-07-2010 04:05 AM
well done , charles .
good to see you working at all different things ,
you are learning allot that way ,
you won’t always use some ways again for awhile ,
but what you learn ,and how you solve these different problems ,
will help you to be ready for even bigger and more challenging work .
when others are looking for a simple way , that they know about ,
you will be ready to ‘hear ’ the clients needs ( and the work needs ) ,
and have different ways to do that .
i have heard so many builder say ,
” thats the way it is done , and thats the way i’m going to do it ” !
what they realy mean is , ’ thats all i know ,
and i just want to finish ,and get paid ’ .
they don’t go to far .
-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle
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#5 posted 03-07-2010 04:09 AM
Looks great Charles. Well done my friend!
-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.
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#6 posted 03-07-2010 04:25 AM
Nice looking job,CJ! Bet that nail gun made quick work of this project.
-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.
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#7 posted 03-07-2010 04:37 AM
looks like wood to me…bet your dad was glad to have the help.
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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#8 posted 03-07-2010 05:34 AM
Great job. Bet your dad is proud.
-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.
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#9 posted 03-07-2010 07:01 AM
Making things for your Mom and helping your Dad… such a good son… nice job and you got to use the new tools.. to see how they work… obviously they work well .. as do you my friend..
-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...
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#10 posted 03-07-2010 07:11 AM
-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!
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#11 posted 03-07-2010 09:46 AM
-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.
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#12 posted 03-07-2010 03:52 PM
It looks good…....
-- Mike, VT
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#13 posted 03-07-2010 03:57 PM
It’s woodworking in MY book.
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#14 posted 03-07-2010 05:19 PM
Looks like you used that tablesaw on the plywood, and maybe your miter saw on that trim. Sounds like woodworking to me!!!
-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX
#15 posted 03-07-2010 09:54 PM
Matt I use the circular saw on the plywood.
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