Using String Like A Pro

Using String Like A Pro

This is must know information if you ever use string on a job site!
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50 Comments

  1. FOAD RIGHTNOW on November 20, 2021 at 11:39 am

    It’s easy to see why your channel has over a million subscribers! Useful and handy topics taught in a clear and concise manner that anyone can understand and use in their world! Great job and thanks for sharing! Liked and subbed!

  2. roundedges2 on November 20, 2021 at 11:39 am

    A person would be extremely lucky to learn construction from this man

  3. ZMB KLR on November 20, 2021 at 11:40 am

    If you can’t tie a knot, tie a lot.

  4. Luis Felipe on November 20, 2021 at 11:42 am

    Thank you

  5. Masterofsparks Hwy6 on November 20, 2021 at 11:42 am

    Knew all these things, work construction for few decades now. But It was still worth watching. Just to see someone do things right for a change is relaxing somehow…

  6. GO TELL THEM on November 20, 2021 at 11:44 am

    For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

  7. jepyraco on November 20, 2021 at 11:46 am

    Historians will one day use this video to show exactly where paid for college became a " Dead man Walking". This is so clear, so concise, so readily available for free to anyone with a internet connection. Now, any knowledge transfer from a "Master of field" could follow this example to change the learning world. Really. And thank you Essential Craftsman!

  8. Shaun Doherty on November 20, 2021 at 11:47 am

    Been framing/ Finnish for a good few years now and I recently did some work in the UK and I must say they build 10x better and more efficiently and of course safely,

  9. GRUBB MUDD on November 20, 2021 at 11:48 am

    winding in a figure 8. huh I thought I knew everything lol guess not

  10. Canny R. on November 20, 2021 at 11:48 am

    FANTASTIC! Thank you!

  11. erasmo ramirez on November 20, 2021 at 11:49 am

    Before you buy a roll of string line you got to make sure the string line its straight

  12. SneakyP on November 20, 2021 at 11:49 am

    Great channel unreal, i got 20 acres bare land and been building on it like a sandbox for 2 years now very fun.

  13. Jake Weber on November 20, 2021 at 11:49 am

    Is that sledge specifically for lifting batter boards? Where can I buy one!?

  14. JimoTex22 PTSD on November 20, 2021 at 11:50 am

    what nonsense, he has dementia.

  15. D Man on November 20, 2021 at 11:51 am

    This guy is a throwback to the past. They don’t make em like this anymore.

  16. just me 75 on November 20, 2021 at 11:52 am

    Best string ……..got a hook on one end and me and a beer on the other.

  17. x user99 on November 20, 2021 at 11:52 am

    What’s the best temporary knot for an eye loop or something circular. I obviously can’t use a lark’s head. πŸ€”

  18. Noah Foushee on November 20, 2021 at 11:52 am

    Man, I love this community, haven’t watched the video yet, but a 20 min video about string in construction gets nearly 2 million views

  19. Justin Darnell FPV on November 20, 2021 at 11:55 am

    2.8 million views 🀯

  20. Craig Perry on November 20, 2021 at 11:58 am

    My Building Dad taught me those & I used them for years, but as I haven’t practiced for years I no longer use them. Well painters don’t need string. πŸ˜€

  21. boganindustries on November 20, 2021 at 11:58 am

    Your videos make my wife "glisten" her words 😏😳

  22. Tom Beckett on November 20, 2021 at 11:59 am

    Great information thanks.πŸ‘πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

  23. Ladosligese on November 20, 2021 at 11:59 am

    never knew that the "knot" i taught my self without seeing it before when i was 5-6 years old .. is called a Larkshead or bullhead .. go figure ..

  24. Tim Song on November 20, 2021 at 12:01 pm

    He could be more encouraging, his tone and attitude.

  25. None NoneyourBusiness on November 20, 2021 at 12:02 pm

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  26. Edward Jones on November 20, 2021 at 12:03 pm

    Wow! Mind blown something so simple a tradesman’s expertise and simplicity!

  27. Denny Viers on November 20, 2021 at 12:04 pm

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  28. Money on November 20, 2021 at 12:05 pm

    This man is too focus on strings he forgot to finish the house lol

  29. dylanharmon424 on November 20, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    This video teaches more than some people learn on jobs in a month or more

  30. GRUBB MUDD on November 20, 2021 at 12:08 pm

    string… the most important tool for concrete prep

  31. Richard Lacey on November 20, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    I can’t stop watching your videos. Thank you for all the extra work you’ve done to put these up. I won’t be the friggin’ new guy on my crew for much longer. This instruction gives me confidence and knowledge to work more efficiently and ask less rookie questions on the job site.

  32. Pinny Herrada on November 20, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    Same here I have been trusting and using this idea

  33. Erik Torres on November 20, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    My dream is to run a hazmat company out here in Texas so when the oil fields comes back. I know In doing so ima have to learn to excavate really precisely. I love watching these videos.

  34. Pedro Pereira on November 20, 2021 at 12:10 pm

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  35. Leo T on November 20, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    Great view! What’s the cost for land in Hawaii now πŸ€” a days?

  36. southernexposure123 on November 20, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    When your wood forms get a little twisted and bowed prevent the forms from pushing the string out of staight by setting your string offset from the final measurement the distance of the thickness of a 2X4. Then use a 2X4 guage block to set the form boards. Ultimately a few form boards will be out fo straight, but the string will stay straight. Cement finisher’s edger will make the cenent "look" straight.
    The same bending / twisting etc. happens with metal forms.

  37. Jason Peckford on November 20, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    This is the type of knowledge that the youth need to LISTEN to!! Without people like this, teaching their craft to the next generation so many things would be lost. Thank you for this video!

  38. nothing here on November 20, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    good. thx.

  39. Ragnarok on November 20, 2021 at 12:21 pm

    Awesome video glad I finally found it lol

  40. trashpanda on November 20, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    To reinforce the lark’s head after tying, twist the running line so it makes a loop with the running line at the bottom of the loop (a half hitch), pass it over the stake/nail and tighten. You can keep adding those loops, or another lark’s head.

  41. Bradly Fackrell on November 20, 2021 at 12:25 pm

    Wow! I can’t tell you how many years I’ve spent looking like a baffoon on the string line all the while knowing that I needed to learn some knots and tricks… After 30+ years of struggling, you taught me in just a few minutes. Thanks!

  42. Jim Cullinan on November 20, 2021 at 12:28 pm

    love what you have said and shown but can i point out to you and myself its density of atmosphere and weight not gravity this does not exsit

  43. B on November 20, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    This guy is the grandpa everyone needs

  44. krusso811 on November 20, 2021 at 12:31 pm

    Its called line. String is on a yo yo. 🀣

  45. ElectroMechanicalEagle on November 20, 2021 at 12:31 pm

    I use string to tie down electric motor windings and I also happen to be a former sailor, so I know my way around a line. All that said, even I learned something from this video. Very well done, sir.

  46. Robert Dennis on November 20, 2021 at 12:33 pm

    Thank you sir.

  47. Street Kombative System on November 20, 2021 at 12:35 pm

    True craftsman, I have learned so much from you and your videos, and I have been in the trades for over 40 years. Salute.

  48. Robby Mills on November 20, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    Thanks πŸ™

  49. Diane Cloutier on November 20, 2021 at 12:38 pm

    Vraiment très intéressant merci beaucoup 😊

  50. Emmanuel Tzib on November 20, 2021 at 12:39 pm

    I subscribed in the 3 minute

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