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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-18-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By CastleTile
Ok today I did my first mud wall, it was tedious....

Ok today I did my first mud wall, it was tedious. It seemed that when I was pulling off my screeds mud just wanted to fall off the wall. Used my straight edges like saws and wiggled em back and forth...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-16-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
ok so the same question Bill is there a brand at...

ok so the same question Bill is there a brand at HD that you would use or would you always mix your own?

Bill
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-16-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
You know I saw you online and was hoping you...

You know I saw you online and was hoping you would answer this one for me. Thanks Bill


Bill
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-16-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
Mortar Mix

OK another question. Is mortar mix the same as fat mud. Can I get bags of pre mixed fat mud at the local HD? What is the best brand of pre-mix? All suggestion are welcome.

Bill
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-11-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,067
Views: 2,122,795
Posted By CastleTile
Waterjet

Come on have you all not heard of waterjet? Dremel< I can't belive you fell for it.
LOL

Bill
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-08-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
Jack just keep posting them pictures we love so...

Jack just keep posting them pictures we love so much :yeah: Like I said before seeing is believing but feeling is proof. Thoses pictures were worth a thousand words. Keep hope alive brother, amen.
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-06-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
lol You know I can arrange a business trip out...

lol You know I can arrange a business trip out there and come see the mud man in action. I will see what I can do. I was looking into opening a shop in AZ. not long ago. If that happens then I will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By CastleTile
OK I was reading through everything here and I...

OK I was reading through everything here and I noticed a big thing. Are you using natural stone? If you are there is no point in using this grout. Your going to have to seal your stone anyhow. But...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-06-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
This is what I am really looking forward to. I...

This is what I am really looking forward to. I would like more of you mudders out there to teach me what ever trick you know out there. I am already starting to pitch this to my clients and have done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By CastleTile
yes the lathe would do that if it were not...

yes the lathe would do that if it were not secured properly. As far a lathe in the pan don't see a need for it. I have never used lathe in a shower pan. Could be the reason why I never had that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By CastleTile
from what your describing it sounds like you...

from what your describing it sounds like you mixed it to dry. If I were you I would take this advantage and do it again. This way when you get to the true surface you'll get it right. Add a little...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
That is some great information. Im glad that you...

That is some great information. Im glad that you and the others are stepping up to the plate of this part of the trade. I want to resurrect this in my area and get myself in a position where I can...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
Thanks Bryan that was the answer I was looking...

Thanks Bryan that was the answer I was looking for. The reason I had asked it in the beginning was that JB used a Marble & Granite shop to do all the edge work. So I was kind of figuring that there...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
Jack, As asked earlier you have in one of...

Jack,

As asked earlier you have in one of you tub surround pics. Stops that are on the tops and sides of your mud walls. What is the thickness of those stops. What if the wall is not square with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
Thanks Jeremy. Bill

Thanks Jeremy.

Bill
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-03-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
Ok, I did notice that Jack had in one of his pics...

Ok, I did notice that Jack had in one of his pics and was even mentioned by JB himself that you would put lumber stops around the area what thickness were they and what if your wall mud needs to be a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-02-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
Hamilton, I must say your pictures are worth...

Hamilton,

I must say your pictures are worth a thousand words. Loved em'. My question is what is you mix ratio? Now I have to play with some wall mud in my shop. Like I said to a gal long ago...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-01-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
thanks Opie. By the way nice contemp. house. I...

thanks Opie. By the way nice contemp. house. I believe that it may have been the clients that were the headache huh?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-01-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By CastleTile
Mud Walls

I want to hear it from all of you every trick of the trade there is to know about mudding walls. And I don't want a book shoved down my throat. We have enough pros here that can help me out in this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,495
Posted By CastleTile
Hi Trav, For setting the Ditra you want to...

Hi Trav,

For setting the Ditra you want to use a good modified thinset. When setting the travertine use a white unmodified thinset. As far as patching sounds like you dont need to no it you can...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-29-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5,067
Views: 2,122,795
Posted By CastleTile
Nice, looks like you have some really nice...

Nice, looks like you have some really nice joints. What was your substrate?

Bill
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-28-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,735
Posted By CastleTile
I ran into a situation like this many many years...

I ran into a situation like this many many years ago when I worked for the union. They had several hundred lineal feet of granite base installed by another company and they never polished it. So my...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-27-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8,496
Views: 1,216,111
Posted By CastleTile
LOL Opie that there fish would be known as a...

LOL Opie that there fish would be known as a northern pike aka a gator. Well at least now I know what size bait I will need to use when going for the musky.

Bill
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-26-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,785
Posted By CastleTile
This is good to know. Thanks for the info. ...

This is good to know. Thanks for the info.

Bill :yummy:
Forum: The Mud Box 08-26-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8,496
Views: 1,216,111
Posted By CastleTile
55 inch is not letting go of the 36" on the line....

55 inch is not letting go of the 36" on the line. So what else do you do but reach on in there and grab the big one too.
http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd250/CastleTile/BigFish3.jpg...
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