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  Topic: Problems (& Solutions) with Allback linseed paint
sswiat

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:24 pm   Subject: Problems (& Solutions) with Allback linseed paint
From my training in Sweden, you can add zinc white up to 20% to stop mold issues. I believe if you have mold growing already that could cause a problem. The Allback linseed paint does not have any m ...
  Topic: New Lead Paint Rules In Effect in 2010
sswiat

Replies: 131
Views: 80798

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Thu May 20, 2010 4:11 pm   Subject: New Lead Paint Rules In Effect in 2010
Here is the link for the article.


http://www.dwmmag.com/index.php/house-and-senate-introduce-legislation-to-delay-epa-lead-rule/
  Topic: Sash Cord & Chain Renewal, weights & pulleys.
sswiat

Replies: 13
Views: 31679

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu May 20, 2010 3:58 pm   Subject: Sash Cord & Chain Renewal, weights & pulleys.
Very good John. You know the method!

I believe the bowline is a nautical knot for anchoring in a current(?) as long as the current is pulling the boat, the knot will stay tight. If you head into ...
  Topic: New Lead Paint Rules In Effect in 2010
sswiat

Replies: 131
Views: 80798

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Wed May 19, 2010 5:50 pm   Subject: New Lead Paint Rules In Effect in 2010
...but at least you did not lead poison a dozen or so children in your path...

if you see my post on the FB site Alison posted, my blood was boiling too!

I feel like calling these experts and d ...
  Topic: Exterior door
sswiat

Replies: 12
Views: 9224

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed May 19, 2010 5:29 pm   Subject: Exterior door
Of course, the price tag will be a bit different between a good wood door and a metal clad!
  Topic: New Lead Paint Rules In Effect in 2010
sswiat

Replies: 131
Views: 80798

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Wed May 19, 2010 11:17 am   Subject: New Lead Paint Rules In Effect in 2010
The following is a quote from another website by an expert:

"The reality is that hundreds of thousands of children in the US are getting sick (and in some cases suffering permanently brain dam ...
  Topic: Sash Cord & Chain Renewal, weights & pulleys.
sswiat

Replies: 13
Views: 31679

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue May 18, 2010 6:54 am   Subject: Sash Cord & Chain Renewal, weights & pulleys.
I am using sash chain over the pulley down the weight pocket. I tie a Boland(Bowline) knot which tightens under stress.

I mark the measurements on the jamb where my sash knot holes are in closed ...
  Topic: Air Blast Paint Removal
sswiat

Replies: 22
Views: 15713

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Thu May 13, 2010 3:29 pm   Subject: Air Blast Paint Removal
You know, I wouldn't mind as much sending $60.00 per year for a license but giving the government $300 at one time ...they can't handle it. It will look good for them this year for revenues but it wi ...
  Topic: You don't want that window project, it's too big?
sswiat

Replies: 24
Views: 20079

PostForum: Business Side for Preservation Trades   Posted: Thu May 13, 2010 3:11 pm   Subject: You don't want that window project, it's too big?
Here we have two larger shops that basically can grab up all the big work. They have both shop and field crews all set to handle large jobs. One of the shops will do all type of glass work, wood, me ...
  Topic: You don't want that window project, it's too big?
sswiat

Replies: 24
Views: 20079

PostForum: Business Side for Preservation Trades   Posted: Thu May 13, 2010 5:51 am   Subject: You don't want that window project, it's too big?
The hardest thing that I see about the big window projects is once you get on that wheel you have to stay on that wheel. Jumping from 5 windows to 300 windows, down to 10 window jobs would put a stra ...
  Topic: Air Blast Paint Removal
sswiat

Replies: 22
Views: 15713

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon May 10, 2010 5:47 pm   Subject: Air Blast Paint Removal
You guys got it all wrong...you are supposed to find ways to get grants and funding from the government to do things...
  Topic: Air Blast Paint Removal
sswiat

Replies: 22
Views: 15713

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon May 10, 2010 6:57 am   Subject: Air Blast Paint Removal
Small business is the backbone of this country yet the government is doing everything it can to make it harder for small business to survive.

Protecting us...lets ask the people in the Gulf Coast s ...
  Topic: Air Blast Paint Removal
sswiat

Replies: 22
Views: 15713

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon May 10, 2010 6:40 am   Subject: Air Blast Paint Removal
Gregory:

I understand where you are coming from as I am in the same boat you are.

I have been serious questioning if this is worth it. I have continued to try and fight the good fight but I hav ...
  Topic: Air Blast Paint Removal
sswiat

Replies: 22
Views: 15713

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun May 09, 2010 10:51 am   Subject: Air Blast Paint Removal
Still not sure what the certification does? Except raise revenues and create a database. I understand the training but the certification?

If I am a lone carpenter doing work without employees (or ...
  Topic: Weatherstripping.
sswiat

Replies: 57
Views: 107152

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat May 08, 2010 5:21 pm   Subject: Weatherstripping.
Just looking at some of the ideas for weather-stripping. I am not a fan of fin and pile as it is only one "oops" paint brush swipe from being rendered totally useless.
 
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