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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-21-2006, 08:29 AM
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Views: 1,594
Posted By Will
I think I'll reply to myself here since nobody...

I think I'll reply to myself here since nobody else did.

Yeah Will, what you want is to install the shakes or the shingles over the sheathing itself, not over old cruddy shingles....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-20-2006, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,594
Posted By Will
Cedar shakes and an old spooky house

Hey everyone,

Heres the scene: remember that roof job I was talking about? Well those same people decided to hold off on the roof because I said I'd have to take the whole thing off....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-20-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By Will
Thanks that clears things up nicely.

Thanks that clears things up nicely.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-08-2006, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By Will
12 inches in the ceiling as in 12 inches thick?...

12 inches in the ceiling as in 12 inches thick? youre talking about in the space between the joists from say a first to second floor, right?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-07-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By Will
insulation abc's

Hey everyone
I was just wondering if I could get a little refresher regarding when and when not to use fiberglass (or other) insulation. I'm in the process of gutting a kitchen and I notice...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-12-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,778
Posted By Will
if we do the whole roof 12 squares. we already...

if we do the whole roof 12 squares. we already pretty much priced it out with materials so wed be working for pretty cheap considering all the danger and hassle involved if we did the whole job for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-07-2006, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,778
Posted By Will
300 per square just labor? or including materials?

300 per square just labor? or including materials?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-07-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Will
hunh ok. But decks arent always 24 on center, are...

hunh ok. But decks arent always 24 on center, are they? but then again they have like 5/4 4 deck boards.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-06-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,778
Posted By Will
yeah I just got off the phone with them. I told...

yeah I just got off the phone with them. I told them 6 grand including materials which youll probably all say is too cheap. Ive done roofs before and I sure do know a dumpster is a good idea. I don't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-06-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Will
Hi Dang right I'm gonna make it! :D OK OK...

Hi
Dang right I'm gonna make it! :D OK OK maybe I'm asking too many of these detailed questions. Comes time when youi gotta just go ahead and trust your gut and your experience. But still, do you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-06-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Will
Good point. About not needing to frame a new...

Good point. About not needing to frame a new ceiling. Thanks for the quick reply there too. I guess you happen to be online right about now. I don't really get what you mean about "go above the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-06-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Will
yeah there is a sheet rocked finished ceiling in...

yeah there is a sheet rocked finished ceiling in the garage. I'll be taking the sheetrock off most probably because I'll need to get at the rafters to attach studs and whatnot to them. I think I see...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-06-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Will
Wouldnt you have to have a fire CEILING then too?

Wouldnt you have to have a fire CEILING then too?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-03-2006, 03:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Will
Sorry I didnt realize there were two pages....

Sorry I didnt realize there were two pages. Thanks for that reply. now, you say that if the rooms dont fill the whole space, Ill have to have a firewall. Do you mean that even if the studs go floor...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-03-2006, 03:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,778
Posted By Will
Yeah I'm beginning to think doing the whole roof...

Yeah I'm beginning to think doing the whole roof is the only option. I was just over there and get this, the only decking on the roof seems to be some kind of wood shingles. Ive never seen this...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-01-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Will
lumber dimensions

I posted a reply about this but nobody saw it so I'm making it a new topic. I'm building that garage addition. my remaining questioons were as follows:

As it happens I just talked to her and the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-24-2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,778
Posted By Will
Shingling over an old roof

Hi

I know sqaure eye and inspector D will probably say don't touch this job, but theres a guy who wants to shingle over 3 layers of existing shingles. They are in crappy shape I looked at them....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-24-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,844
Posted By Will
As it happens I just talked to her and the...

As it happens I just talked to her and the ceiling is only 12 feet from the basement floor, 9 feet from the house floor level. the ceiling of the garage I mean. so basically the question of space on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-23-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,844
Posted By Will
hey thanks for cool replies! I'm wondering why...

hey thanks for cool replies!
I'm wondering why I cant just build the walls to 8 feet or whatever and then pot joists and plank it over with plywood like you're saying, then run studs up from this...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-20-2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,844
Posted By Will
Cieling In Garage Addition

Hi
I'm the guy doing the garage addition - the one where she wants a two room suite level with the house built in the garage ( see previous post, addition in garage). what do you think I should...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-18-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By Will
"And Will...check out www,JLConline.com. Great...

"And Will...check out www,JLConline.com. Great info on building for contractors.Also keeps you up to date.
06-11-2006 06:15 AM "


Is that comma supposed to be there? www.JlConline. No I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-18-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,669
Posted By Will
Installing door in new construction

Hi
This may seem like a kind of obvious question but I'm wondering - the standard door frame width, without jambs, is 32 inches right? well if I have some new construction I'm doing with studs...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-17-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By Will
cool, thanks. Yeah the job is shaping up. Im...

cool, thanks. Yeah the job is shaping up. Im making some drawings and things.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-15-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By Will
Hey thanks guys, coupla questions....

Hey thanks guys,

coupla questions. Square eye says 4x4 posts are fine, inspector says they need footings or pads so forget them. Hmmmm. Inspector when you say a 2x10 rim joist with a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-10-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By Will
addition in gaarge

Hey
I hope this is not only for "diy" this forum. I'm not diy I'm a professional carpenter. I do work for other people. I only post here because I need 'refreshers." T any rate heres a few...
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