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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By thirstychicken
that random number generator is so neat, thanks...

that random number generator is so neat, thanks for another great resource!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By thirstychicken
excellent suggestions, I will take them into...

excellent suggestions, I will take them into consideration, although I am partial to the die method, I also like the simplicity of picking anything out of a hat. The stack of 17 sound more like a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By thirstychicken
unclear sorry, oops A random applicaion of...

unclear sorry, oops
A random applicaion of several different colors of the same sized tile. Makes more sense? In other words how would I lay multiple colors of 4x4 tile in such a way that a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By thirstychicken
oxymoronic question

Hello everyone,
Where might I find a tool to map a "random" pattern? I know there must be such a thing, and have looked around on the sight with no success. Thanks a bunch, Janine
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By thirstychicken
crap...it is not the dance of glea that I will be...

crap...it is not the dance of glea that I will be doing, but I guess it is better to know the right way...
husband SAID shims, but the tile guys looked at me like I was daft...they said grout was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2006, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By thirstychicken
Now I wish I had bet more!!!

thanks a lot guys... I'll share this with him and gloat :shades: over my one measly dollar.
hey mark though, how do you get it stable w/o no grout? This may be a deal breaking technicality...
-j
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By thirstychicken
settle a wager...

The tile guy grouted around the toilet. I think it's alright to grout around the base of the toilet because it's ceramic and everything else ceramic in the room has a pretty little grout line around...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By thirstychicken
husband

good idea about the paint... i am game for anything fun on the floor :wtf:
i mean paint or sealing raw plywood, or other things seemingly nontraditional having to do with floorings...!

Husband?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By thirstychicken
not so scarey now, thanks

Well put, and more user friendly in my mind now, thanks...luan, very thin very smooth ply wood type, for furniture sometimes, right?

The peel and stick were here when we bought our house 4...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By thirstychicken
linYESeum

Thanks so much for the replies...

The linoleum in question is the old stuff (i think) in tiles...It is blue with little squiggly lines and thready bits of other colors, but the over all effect is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2006, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By thirstychicken
liNOleum?

:goodpost: :clap2:

hmmm-hmmmm,right. just wondering, 'cause
i know you all know...

J
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By thirstychicken
linoleum, generally

I am considering, as a possible cheap intermitant flooring material for our kitchen, linoleum. We would buy it from a reclaimed (green) building material bank, and I mean cheap....20/sf...that's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 99,743
Posted By thirstychicken
per project tho' not per person, yeah?

per project tho' not per person, yeah?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 99,743
Posted By thirstychicken
is it not one thread per project? i thought i...

is it not one thread per project? i thought i may have read that someplace... just wondering, i like rules, or at least knowing what they are. thanks!!! janine
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By thirstychicken
to continue...

I tried to talk the husband into letting me do it...he pointed out that it isn't just tiling that needs doing, and since nothing has been completed to any degree of acceptibility it is now a job that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2006, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By thirstychicken
the gods smile upon me....

the bad thing about living in n.o. is, well, there are many... least among them predatory contractors from out of state. gc of previous concern is not one of them however, but instead lives right...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2006, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By thirstychicken
good thing for me about the redguard then... ...

good thing for me about the redguard then...

funnything though...gc just pitched a fit, so i fired him.

how do i fix hardibacker when the surface has ripped?can i float it with thinset and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By thirstychicken
hey dave, yeah, I know the green board is...

hey dave,
yeah, I know the green board is unnecessary. gc was going to lay tile on it until I forwarded him the liberry bit on why not to have greenboard in the shower.
the gc solution then was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By thirstychicken
would mud be ...

hey guys...thanks for the replies.. i will try to post some pics later today.

So, "the band" instead of merely taping the seams and filling the holes when the drywall went up spent a full week and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By thirstychicken
Question to clarify some...

I thought I should clarify... the gc is the tile setter. I have only addressed my concerns to him. Today some tile went on the walls...I guess we'll see.

Is it common that 6" bullnose for 6"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2006, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By thirstychicken
thanks for the speedy reply... I will keep you...

thanks for the speedy reply... I will keep you updated. I feel a lot better about the redguard bit, so it definitely IS a replacement for plastic under the backer board?
THe window is already set...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2006, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By thirstychicken
what now?

hello. Very informative board I read on it every day...thank you very much.
I have some questions regarding some of the "techniques" used to redo my bathroom. Ultimately I am questioning the...
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