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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-02-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,718,982
Posted By MarkTarkus
I haven't been on much lately. Everyone's work...

I haven't been on much lately. Everyone's work is looking great.

Here's the master bath of a new home I've been working on. 4x16 Bianco Venatino marble. Kerdi board steam shower with mudded...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-06-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 147,582
Posted By MarkTarkus
Thanks everyone. I just found out a few weeks...

Thanks everyone. I just found out a few weeks ago. We caught it really early and they say testicular seminoma has a really high cure rate so I'm confident that we can kick it in the butt quick and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-23-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,167
Posted By MarkTarkus
I did a stint of McDonalds remodels /repairs back...

I did a stint of McDonalds remodels /repairs back in 07-08. It was hard and nasty work. I felt like we were charging top dollar yet it never seemed to be worth it. Working nights and in those...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-21-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5,067
Views: 2,104,408
Posted By MarkTarkus
What Isaac said... Josh I love seeing your work...

What Isaac said...
Josh I love seeing your work man. It really is epic and inspirational. You are an artist and a craftsman of the highest level.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-17-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,160
Posted By MarkTarkus
...or Marge. Thank you!

...or Marge. Thank you!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-17-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,160
Posted By MarkTarkus
Hey...I wonder if CX can give me a magic icon...

Hey...I wonder if CX can give me a magic icon also...

Congrats LT!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-12-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 29,722
Posted By MarkTarkus
Coverings was fun. It was great to see old forum...

Coverings was fun. It was great to see old forum friends and meet some new ones. Thanks everyone for coming to the CID awards. I am honored and humbled and was so happy to be there with you all. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-07-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 30,277
Posted By MarkTarkus
I'm planning on going...hopefully. That Tuesday...

I'm planning on going...hopefully. That Tuesday is the kids first day of school but I'm sure they'll manage without me. I use mainly Mapei stuff so I'm looking forward to it. Also will be fun to...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-24-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,633
Posted By MarkTarkus
In 1997 I set off on a road trip to visit my dad...

In 1997 I set off on a road trip to visit my dad in Wisconsin, ended up in Wickenburg Arizona to visit a friend. Went to work with him the next day to earn some gas money. He had been laying tile...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-20-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,174
Posted By MarkTarkus
I was given permission to share the new ad video...

I was given permission to share the new ad video for 3D backers. I've had a few more requests for 3D installs since I started posting about mine on my Facebook page and have booked 2 fireplaces for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-15-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 29,722
Posted By MarkTarkus
:x:

:x:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 53,764
Posted By MarkTarkus
I've been considering using this membrane on an...

I've been considering using this membrane on an upcoming steam shower. The guys at my local supply house say it takes a crease better and installs easier than the orange stuff. Are pre formed...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-14-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 526,468
Posted By MarkTarkus
I'll honestly say that it was the turning point...

I'll honestly say that it was the turning point in my career. At the time I never would have thought that but learning mud has changed everything for me as far as tile and my business goes. I'd pay...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-14-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 526,468
Posted By MarkTarkus
Glad to see you doing some mud LT. It looks...

Glad to see you doing some mud LT. It looks great. Funny that just a few years ago we were all mud covered rookies in Dallas. Looking good bro.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-13-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 29,722
Posted By MarkTarkus
Is it too late to order a shirt? If not, who do...

Is it too late to order a shirt? If not, who do I send $ to?

Anyone planning on going to the CID awards Tuesday evening?
Forum: The Mud Box 04-11-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By MarkTarkus
Congrats to LT. Very well deserved. And the...

Congrats to LT. Very well deserved. And the tribute to Hammy was great. I had the privilege of attending the great mud course of 2010 with both of them. Both class acts. I never had the chance...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-10-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 29,722
Posted By MarkTarkus
I'll be arriving in Vegas Tuesday morning and...

I'll be arriving in Vegas Tuesday morning and leaving sometime Thursday. Look forward to seeing everyone.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-08-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,174
Posted By MarkTarkus
Roberto that looks awesome. I love it!! On...

Roberto that looks awesome. I love it!!

On a side note, I just noticed that the forum now has ads for Russian brides.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-05-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,174
Posted By MarkTarkus
Awesome fireplace Joe. I used some of the 1/4"...

Awesome fireplace Joe.
I used some of the 1/4" flat backers this week to build out some thin Oceanside glass. Easy to install, hard as a rock the next day.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-03-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 526,468
Posted By MarkTarkus
Some mud from a job I finished a few weeks ago. ...

Some mud from a job I finished a few weeks ago. Floated over old brick with a kerabond scratch coat, and made a customized firebox to hide the gas pipes. Each pipe has about 20 holes drilled in it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-03-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 526,468
Posted By MarkTarkus
You guys are funny, but thanks for the...

You guys are funny, but thanks for the compliments. I also love seeing mud work as much as the tile pics.
Dino that is some serious mud. Do you work alone?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-29-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By MarkTarkus
T, There's a great tile guy here on the forum...

T, There's a great tile guy here on the forum that I know is moving to the Madison area really soon from out west. I think he'd be worth waiting for. It's not my place to share his personal plans...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-29-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 526,468
Posted By MarkTarkus
Looks great Dino. I like seeing your work,...

Looks great Dino. I like seeing your work, especially the mud work. Very nice.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,745
Views: 377,921
Posted By MarkTarkus
Stick them in a bucket of vinegar over night. ...

Stick them in a bucket of vinegar over night. Even water with a quart of vinegar added. Most thinset will come right off.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-15-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,718,982
Posted By MarkTarkus
These are from a house I just completed in Salt...

These are from a house I just completed in Salt lake City. Calgary Dave, I blatantly and unapologetically plagiarized one of your showers here. Hope you're flattered…thanks for the inspiration. ...
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