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Forum: The Mud Box 05-27-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By Steve in Denver
Probably on the order of 10 feet. I came...

Probably on the order of 10 feet.

I came to a similar conclusion myself - attach a brace with deck screws so it was easily removable in the event that I needed to get in there. So, that's just...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-26-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By Steve in Denver
Project update and follow-up question.. The...

Project update and follow-up question..

The update is that I got the whole house fan installed today. It was a real son-of-a-bitch to get installed for various reasons, not the least of which was...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-23-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By Steve in Denver
Thank's, guys - as always I appreciate your...

Thank's, guys - as always I appreciate your input.

I will proceed with caution.

-Steve
Forum: The Mud Box 05-22-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By Steve in Denver
After taking a closer look at the framing (in...

After taking a closer look at the framing (in particular the support piece) I think it could have been a brace to support the trusses until the rest of the (site built) roof was framed.

In the...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-21-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By Steve in Denver
OK, here are some more pictures. I'm still...

OK, here are some more pictures.

I'm still not really sure what the brace does. The movement it would control would seem to be well taken care of by the top ridge piece that terminates at the...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-21-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By Steve in Denver
Thanks, guys. I will take some more pictures...

Thanks, guys. I will take some more pictures when I get home.

-Steve
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-20-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Steve in Denver
Clark, You mentioned that the second layer...

Clark,

You mentioned that the second layer of plywood was glued and nailed (I presume that's what you meant by "glued and named"). Did you do this work originally? (how do you know it was...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-20-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By Steve in Denver
Roof framing question

I have a question about roof framing - specifically, how much of what things can I cut out before I compromise the structural integrity.

OK, now that I have your attention... :)

Let me...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,202
Posted By Steve in Denver
What, has nobody heard of DensShield? :) ...

What, has nobody heard of DensShield? :)

(Bump)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By Steve in Denver
Thanks, guys. That makes sense to me. Steve

Thanks, guys. That makes sense to me.

Steve
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By Steve in Denver
I am having hardwood installed adjacent to the...

I am having hardwood installed adjacent to the tile in the picture...we prefer not to have a T molding or other transition that covers the wood/tile.

Wood and tile height are very close to even,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,800
Posted By Steve in Denver
? Where the curb terminates at a...

?

Where the curb terminates at a perpendicular wall, I put the curb on first, then tiled the wall around it...seemed easier and more cleanly finished that way...the wall tile covered the cut end...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Steve in Denver
Cables can't be modified, but I think what Jim...

Cables can't be modified, but I think what Jim was alluding to is that you can run two cables off of one thermostat as long as the combined power for both cables is less than the max for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By Steve in Denver
I'm not sure what you mean by tile backer. :) ...

I'm not sure what you mean by tile backer. :)

What I mean is that the top surface of the tile appears to be slate. If you take a tile out of the box and look at the bottom, it looks like a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By Steve in Denver
Extending tile floor

I have a tiled area that I would like to extend about 10 inches. I don't completely understand why I want to extend it, but I am assured that it is necessary. :)

Tile appears to be natural stone...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-15-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
Update and question. (It's not good) I met...

Update and question. (It's not good)

I met with the job supervisor last Monday to express my concerns. He looked at the floor, said I was over-reacting, and that nothing was wrong with it. I...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-07-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
Thanks, Kman. I started a thread this...

Thanks, Kman.

I started a thread this morning and have already gotten several responses.

I met with the flooring company rep this morning, and he told me the split tongues were not a big...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-06-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
Thanks, Michal. I will look at the website...

Thanks, Michal.

I will look at the website you linked and see if I can find some sort of industry guidelines - hopefully I won't need them, but I may have to make a case with my flooring...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-06-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
I stopped by the house to inspect...

I stopped by the house to inspect progress..looked good at a glance, but when I checked out the staples, ingot concerned. Please check the attached images and tell me what you think.

Also if...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-06-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
That's what I would have done, too, but I ain't...

That's what I would have done, too, but I ain't so good with toe nailing. :) I can never seem to get it to all work out well. Either I split the wood, or end up with a bit of a gap between the...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-05-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
Posting a picture of the blocking for anyone who...

Posting a picture of the blocking for anyone who stumbles upon this thread in the future.

The joist web was sandwiched with 2x6 pieces (2x4 wasn't wide enough for the joist hangers) on either side...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-04-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
Maybe it's a new thing, but variable speed belt...

Maybe it's a new thing, but variable speed belt sanders are pretty common these days...the norm, probably. I don't think I would use it much - if I want it to go slower, I just apply a bit more...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-04-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
Or maybe I'm not as discerning as you are when it...

Or maybe I'm not as discerning as you are when it comes to belt sanders... :) Also I have only used it for 2 hours at this point. WAY better than the Ridgid 3" I have.

What I like:
Great dust...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-03-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
Thanks, CX. I did use nailers on both sides of...

Thanks, CX. I did use nailers on both sides of all joists. (as well as construction adhesive)

It was a damn lot of work. Only 9 joist bays and 3 blocks per bay, but it ended up being a 10 hour...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-02-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,381
Posted By Steve in Denver
I emailed Weyerheuser technical support with my...

I emailed Weyerheuser technical support with my situation.

They referred me to this document: https://www.weyerhaeuser.com/application/files/9814/9500/1501/1488927548_TJ-4000.pdf

and had this...
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