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Nice idea! I am going to go build one for myself.
Thanks - J
You all did a great job on this one. A good challenge!
Incredible! Great work on an excellent job.
Incredible! Great work!
Excellent idea! Sure beats 1x2s screwed to upright 2x4s!
Hi, again :),
I just watched one of yesterdays interviews, and found out why no piers... I understand that.
I have also enjoyed watching this series. One comment, though, as some hopefully constructive critisicm. As I have watched, one thing that has caught my eye a number of times is comments about saving money on xyz. Absolutely in the real world this is something that is dealt with day in and day out. But, I am wondering if on this website, Fine Homebuilding, things should be more focused on building a better (finer) and stronger product, and not as MUCH about cost, although there still is a balance.
For example, not pouring piers for the shed. Ok, the cinder blocks are acceptable, but it seems like doing something well, would no doubt be to sink four piers. The shed would not go anywhere. Also, discussions about 16oc vs. 24oc. Is budget really that tight? Viewers can scale back the example that they see you set for budget purposes, but I would think that they would scale up what they see you build.
IMHO, it seems on this website, you should encourage people to build over and above code specs, for a more solid end product. And, saying this, I know that what you are building is not going to fall apart.
Just my $0.02.
Ahhh - ok. Thanks!
I'm curious - why aren't they using pneumatic nailers?
I just wanted to let you know that I think that you are on to a good idea, but I think that some improvements would be helpful.
First, the picture is too small. I have great eyesight, and I had to strain to figure out/look for the problems (I am a web developer, and know that you can right-click and choose the zoom-in menu item). Second, some of the errors are poorly implemented (the guy is working on the stud next to the one that is missing, so that is probably the next one that he is going to put in, and besides, you can see the rest of the stud below his ladder). The third leg of the ladder missing - who would probably ever get on a ladder that has that problem, and besides, it is just Photoshoped out? The lower plate missing under the wall - that is extremely hard to spot because of the way that the shadows are.
Otherwise, the other items are reasonable, IMHO.
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