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#1 Ben Ginther

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Posted 11 September 2021 - 05:13 PM

Everybody needs another detail to add to construction drawings

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#2 Fred Dickson

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Posted 11 September 2021 - 07:34 PM


#3 Sam Morgan

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Posted 11 September 2021 - 08:09 PM

Attached File  FUNNY-DETAILS.pdf   141.97KB   227 downloads

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#4 Mike Adams

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Posted 12 September 2021 - 04:13 AM

Guys you have made my day.  I ...like many others ...have looked at a lot of plan sets thru the years and have never come across anything like this.  I laughed out loud and will include at least the "nail" detail on every plan I do from this day forword.  I only wish I had thought of it. 


Outstanding, but the young kids in plan review won't get it.

#5 David Zawadzki

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Posted 12 September 2021 - 11:00 AM

The nailing detail has a glaring mistake that needs corrected. It says to hit nail repeatedly until flush… should say 16d nails gets maximum of 3 hits to drive flush and 8d nails get 2.

I had a young guy looking for work one day at the jobsite and I handed him a framing hammer and a handful of 16d nails… he averaged 13 hits to drive the nail flush.
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#6 Keith Almond

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Posted 12 September 2021 - 12:28 PM

Repeatedly doesn't imply any specific number, and could include 2 or 3.


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#7 Steve and Carla Farnam

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Posted 12 September 2021 - 12:45 PM

2 hits for 16d with 32oz Vaughan Wood Handled Waffle Head Framing Hammer one to start one to set the nail.

Approximately 6 boxes 16d Sinkers per average size house.

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