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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Lazarus
Bad to Good to Bad.....

Here in SE Texas, because of the flooding, work has gotten very wierd. I still drive around where there are mountains of drywall, wood and carpet down on the streets. I see some Contractors booking...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-12-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 272,491
Posted By Lazarus
Shin Lim.

I post this because this man is amazing. My father was a Magician and worked his way through college doing stage magic. Cards were his forte' and he never ceased to amaze. I only wish he were...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-11-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 272,491
Posted By Lazarus
Kaori....Wonderful Japanese Artist...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-fxs_ZWXH4
Forum: The Mud Box 12-11-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 272,491
Posted By Lazarus
Kaobi....Wonderful Japanese Artist...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-fxs_ZWXH4
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Lazarus
Vic....With that size tile, I would think that...

Vic....With that size tile, I would think that you should be able to build out the tiles to where they would blend well. Much has to do with how plumb the walls are. If they're a bit "out," that...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-03-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 272,491
Posted By Lazarus
Marty Balin

Who remembers Marty Balin?

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Marty+Balin+Songs&&view=detail&mid=18F9B5E642EEC8CF71E418F9B5E642EEC8CF71E4&FORM=VRDGAR
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Lazarus
Seeing no obvious leak or wetness, I think the...

Seeing no obvious leak or wetness, I think the 1/16" drop is probably evaporation. :calm:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 954
Posted By Lazarus
Best thing I've found for cleaning out thinset...

Best thing I've found for cleaning out thinset ooze is a denture brush....:yeah:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Lazarus
I would (an do) look at Fusion Pro, also from HD....

I would (an do) look at Fusion Pro, also from HD. A bit pricier, but if you follow the directions, a superior product. :gerg:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By Lazarus
$85 sounds a tad high to me....but, what do I...

$85 sounds a tad high to me....but, what do I know? I would think a marble fabrication company could do it for less off of a scrap piece...... :oyeah:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Lazarus
Your concrete board is already in, and short of...

Your concrete board is already in, and short of using mud, there is little you can do to correct it. The studs should have been adjusted before the board went up. You can certainly remove it and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Lazarus
I used the "Hot Dog" blade for years and it works...

I used the "Hot Dog" blade for years and it works pretty well. Having said that, the T3 Razor is MILES better. Yeah, it's about a hunnerd bucks, but well worth it.
:gerg:
Forum: The Mud Box 11-20-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By Lazarus
Yep. "Room Temp" confirmed. Sadly, natural...

Yep. "Room Temp" confirmed. Sadly, natural causes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By Lazarus
Alison- Go with the guy using bricks or concrete...

Alison- Go with the guy using bricks or concrete units. They have the right idea. Only time 2x6's or 2x4's that are pressure treated is if they are also kiln dried. :gerg:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-10-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,688,394
Posted By Lazarus
Looks sweet, Paul. How much of an upcharge for...

Looks sweet, Paul. How much of an upcharge for the MLT system? :deal:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Lazarus
There are scoring tools for the cement and fibre...

There are scoring tools for the cement and fibre boards. Drywall is a drywall knife.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Lazarus
I like Durock best of the three.....but, as per...

I like Durock best of the three.....but, as per Schluter, I far prefer standard drywall over the three mentioned.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-09-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Lazarus
"Higgins" Passes

John Hillerman....better known as Higgins on "Magnum, PI" passed today. He had a varied media career, appearing on many other shows.....but was best known On "Magnum." Rest well.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Lazarus
The required 2" overlap is generally not much of...

The required 2" overlap is generally not much of an issue...particularly if you are using a decent size tile and you install properly. If being used with mosiacs, a bit more of an issue. You can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Lazarus
Whenever setting a shower mud bed, I always use a...

Whenever setting a shower mud bed, I always use a slurry coat of thinset to bond it. Frankly, any decent modified thinset is just fine. 254 is a bit pricier, so Versabond will work quite well.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Lazarus
1/4" notched trowel....but why not use something...

1/4" notched trowel....but why not use something like Versabond? Cheaper than mastic and holds better....and cheaper. :stick:
Forum: The Mud Box 11-03-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 272,491
Posted By Lazarus
Looking further into the Bruce Lee clip, it...

Looking further into the Bruce Lee clip, it appears that it was actually a 2008 commercial for Nokia, using a lookalike and CGI editing. Still, an amazing piece of work. Generally thought that the...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-02-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 272,491
Posted By Lazarus
Ping Pong with Bruce Lee?

Gotta love it....... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl1sS1kVAvA
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Lazarus
I like screws. Nails "hold" things together. ...

I like screws. Nails "hold" things together. Screws "draw" things together.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,596
Posted By Lazarus
Re post 22....correct. Should have read...

Re post 22....correct. Should have read "moisture" rather than "vapor." :bonk:
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