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Well I must say that the class went great and I enjoyed seeing everyone again.  My part of the class is driven to the machines; Steve let me take some time to show folks how to set up the...
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Well, I have had the easy week-just working on the 1,200-foot job (the white oak No. 1 common, 4 inches wide), and it went great. The only hitch was that the job was going to be straight poly, but at...
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I have not written anything for a few days because it has been so easy just installing then sanding. We started a small job today: a 1,200-foot sand-and-finish of 4-inch white oak No. 1 common. The...
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I was asked why I go so far on our estimates as to crawl under the house and walk around the house? In our area we have more homes build without any building codes. Most of them are built very well...
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Wow, what a day. We did a tile job with a new product that I will not name yet; we want to get it to work for us because it can be a time and labor savings for us. You hear about folks who have...
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Today was the nicest day we had in a long time; Joey and I worked on my list of things to do around my house. Outside work in perfect weather; it was nice to see the world, not the inside...
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Did you ever feel like you have done a lot, but not a lot got done? We started off installing some trim, then had to switch trailers so we could have the flatbed to pick up wood and take it to the...
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We finished the job today and the floor looks good for what it is: factory-finished #2 common.  The trim is done and we had to cut the doors so they would fit with the new flooring-no big deal,
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Back to the basics: Today we worked on a small install. It was factory-finished 3¼ x ¾ from a company that I had never heard of before. The homeowner asked us to install it for them and we found...
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Last week was a long week. Joey took some needed time off last week, but that made the week go just a bit slower. Together we got the first floor sanded and stained with one coat, so (as I wrote...
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