Light blogging tonight and Tuesday — I have a room’s worth of chair rail to stain and mount, crown molding to measure, cut, paint, and mount, and a pneumatic nail gun to rent from Home Depot.
That last part makes all the rest worthwhile.
Oh yea! The only gun they won’t collect when the jackboots come knocking.
Oh my, I’d foul up that project in a big way, even after taking the Home Depot class.
I love a man who’s good with his hands.
Please tell me you have a brother for me.
I like the young ones and the older ones.
just be careful where you point that thing
watching jackass too many times while drunk can led you to think that you’re a PROFESSIONAL, and that YOU CAN DO THIS AT HOME!
and then no kidlets, or at least some serious bleeding!
pneumatics are cool, but conrete nailers are even better… actual gunpowder cartridges to pierce cement walls/bricks/concrete… very sweet…
I hope you’re spraying all that rail and moulding… renting a HVLP sprayer and shooting that stuff on horses makes it go much, much faster.
Oooo, I want to play with the nail gun.
Having shot myself through the arm with a 3.25″ clipped head framing nailgun (yes, I have the scars and a jpeg showing entry and exit to prove it), all I can say is ‘be careful’, and drink afterwards. Unless you know you are going to pop yourself with it, then drink beforehand.
BTW, it doesn’t hurt as much as you might think, but there is a definite ‘ohmygodwhatthehelljusthappened’ component to the experience, in addition to a much needed tetanus booster!
Grunt, snort. Mmmmmm nail gun Goooood grunt, snort, scratch, spit, grunt. compound mitre saw snort snort grunt scratch.
Wow, and I was feeling all studly for using the Mouse sander on a stucco patch last night. I really am a girl.
Didn’t one of the Lethal Weapon movies have a lethal scene with a lethal pneumatic nailer used to lethal effect?
Rent? You’re going to just rent the nailgun?
Man, Stephen, you used to be cool.
What? You mean there are people out there who aren’t doing their taxes on April 15?
I once shot a 3.5″ staple into the end of my thumbnail instead of into the 2×4 stud. It’s not fun. And I wasn’t drunk at the time, just not paying as much attention as I should have.
It smarts. Don’t try it at home.
Fortunately, the force of it hitting my thumb actually made it extract itself (it had gone through a 1×4 rail first and so was bound at the other end) so the unpleasant task of removing it was unnecessary.
I used a Bammer gun to install some molding in my kitchen. Then I went outside with it and nailed some squirrels to trees.