Monthly Archives: October 2013

Roofs, Oct 27, 2013

Hey, A graduate of our program sent me this link for calculating the length of gable studs….pretty informative and interesting for the student looking for more – that could be you!! Thanks Victorio. On another note, last night I was … Continue reading

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Roofs, Oct 23, 2013

Hey All, I know that there was a little anger/disappointment/frustration with the change of plans for today’s class.  Bear up!!  Back to the grind tomorrow as we continue towards the completion of our roof projects.   Consider today an example … Continue reading

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Roofs, Oct 23, 2013

A small clarification from the last post. The formula I gave you was the mathematical way of describing the SGF….for those of you using the yellow calculator given to you at the beginning of the year, do the following: For … Continue reading

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Roofs, Oct 21, 2013

I received some commentary from a few students, both past and present, and I will take this blog post to clarify matters. The two essential bits of information that we need to prepare a roof are: 1) the slope or … Continue reading

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Roofs, Oct 20, 2013

Hey all, It’s been a while since I last posted, and I apologize – life has been busy and it take time to make a blog that is worth reading (and worth writing, for that matter!!). We are now in … Continue reading

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Woodworking? Oct 9, 2013

As you may have noticed, the title of this post ends with a question mark…. I have found the most engaging part of being a carpenter is the design and problem solving part of the job, and sometimes that means … Continue reading

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Life and Times of Johnny H., Oct 7, 2013

Hey, this post title is a literary reference, after a book by Nobel prize winning author J.M. Coetzee, a South African writer who has published more than 20 books dealing primarily with South African politics and the profound human struggles … Continue reading

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