Category Archives: Regrettable Use of Materials

First day on the tile crew

And the last.

Nice straight lines though… at least on THIS side of the door jamb.

And they’ll get GREAT traction!

Project of the Year – 2013


The correct way: Measure twice, cut once.
The usual way: Measure once, cut two or three times.
This builder: Don’t measure, cut only when you can’t make up for excess length by overlapping or changing the angle, and nail it together (even if you have some screws mixed in with the nails). A tremendous time saver!


Now that’s what I call a quality framing job!

Of course, you can imagine what’s going to happen to all that lumber that’s in direct contact with the ground!

Found on this site… where there are additional regrettable pictures, including the “finished product”.

Awesome Electrical “Improvement”

Wow. On a house for sale.



The guy who took the original video above got a comment on YouTube from the person who actually bought the house. It’s now 7 years later, and the frighteningly scabbed together mess above has been redone properly.