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Old 12-03-2011, 11:04 AM   #46
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I think I've memtioned this before......... About five or six months ago a new kid we hired (about 30) was brought out to a house I was trimming, and was looking at the crown. "Pretty good" he said. "But, you sand your crown?" (It was going to be painted.)

I just shook my head slowly and answered, "Well, I had some spare time, and I was bored."

You sometimes wonder if craftsmanship is lost forever.
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That 'silly old man' has the trust and respect of his customers and piers--

Because he knows how to make something like this --into nothing--without a thought.

Respect is earned--how much are you earning,I wonder.
I am very well respected in my community. I can't prove it no matter what I say. I'm not here to argue.
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Why are you picking on me? The very first thing I said to do was to score the face with a knife and cut it with a skilsaw. Done. 10 minutes. But this scares the op. Obviously, he can't install this thing no matter what anybody tells him.
I'll tell you where you scare me. "Heck, take a hammer and a block of wood and beat the wall over a quarter inch." ???????
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My new bathroom vanity is 48" wide and the gap between my walls are 47 3/4". There is enough space to trim the cabinet on both sides but I am not sure of the best tool for the job. Please give me some experience with a new tool or a good idea of what to do.

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I want to go back to the OP and say I'm sorry I got off track with Skull & Crossbones Construction....

When I look at the pics you provided, that is exactly what I'm looking for in a cabinet installation.
I want the vanity to be just a little wider than the opening...trim to fit

Skull & Xbones Construction Co. would fire the framer for making the opening too small, and expect the drywaller to repair all the damage done to the wall for free.
He likes to have the opening extra wide, slap the vanity in, and caulk the gap....Done....

.......where's the kitchen????

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I'll tell you where you scare me. "Heck, take a hammer and a block of wood and beat the wall over a quarter inch." ???????
Okay. A little over the top. Just frustrated because everybody is telling this guy to use a dander, router, when the correct answer is a skilsaw. It makes me think nobody here has ever installed a $50 vanity before.
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Okay. A little over the top. Just frustrated because everybody is telling this guy to use a dander, router, when the correct answer is a skilsaw. It makes me think nobody here has ever installed a $50 vanity before.
That's a little more refined...thank you.....
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Okay. A little over the top. Just frustrated because everybody is telling this guy to use a dander, router, when the correct answer is a skilsaw. It makes me think nobody here has ever installed a $50 vanity before.
Understood...... But it was hard to tell for sure if that was a joke.
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That's a little more refined...thank you.....
I'm sure you are respected. I haven't been here long enough to really earn any. But, as an experienced carpenter, you should recognize that all my posts in these forums are good, found, professional advice.
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I'm sure you are respected. I haven't been here long enough to really earn any. But, as an experienced carpenter, you should recognize that all my posts in these forums are good, found, professional advice.
...until you start giving advice to DIY'ers to start bashing walls
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Why didn't I think of a Skill saw first----Every furniture and cabinet maker has that as the 'go to' tool for furniture adjustment.

Makes me the 'silly old man' this time----
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And I will admit that one or two of the real estate flippers I work for now do experience some noticable frustration when I "massage" a job to a perfect fit. BUT, when they need it right, my phone rings off the hook, not the phones of the other three guys they also use.
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...until you start giving advice to DIY'ers to start bashing walls
Actually, I assumed the op already had it installed before I started my rant. I wont give advice like that anymore. My apologies.
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Actually, I assumed the op already had it installed before I started my rant. I wont give advice like that anymore. My apologies.
respectfully accepted........


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I think I just saw you grow an inch or two taller, Titan.
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I think I just saw you grow an inch or two taller, Titan.
I'll take that as a compliment. Thank-you.
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