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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2006, 07:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,383
Posted By dougrus
Dont mean to give you too much to think about,...

Dont mean to give you too much to think about, but since your bath looks to be simliar to the one I just did, wanted point something out. Consider if you are doing new lighting in there, for example...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,126
Posted By dougrus
cx, Ya...I did the hardi and the moisture...

cx,

Ya...I did the hardi and the moisture barrier all the way up.
I thought my fan was pretty powerful but it is pretty old...(i didnt replace it when I did the bathroom over) so I guess that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,126
Posted By dougrus
Yes...I think that may be what I have to do.

Yes...I think that may be what I have to do.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,126
Posted By dougrus
thought I was done

Little issue here...
On page two of the thread, you can see a shot of the space between the tile and the crown molding of my tub surround...
I used hardibacker as my substrate with 6 mil vapor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,709
Posted By dougrus
Really nice work... Very tight transitions. ...

Really nice work...

Very tight transitions.

Love the border!

Gives me good inspiration for my studio..similar shape to the room.

:tup1:
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-01-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By dougrus
Thanks Adriana. :goodpost: I will follow...

Thanks Adriana. :goodpost:

I will follow those steps and let you know how it turns out.
I have been doing some research and educating myself on various products...
Any recs for a good...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-01-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By dougrus
Granite sealer question

In my bathroom I installed a granite top for my vanity...had it cut from a remnant so I got a good deal. The piece was sealed and is a gloss finish. When exposed to water from the sink it seems to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,659
Posted By dougrus
The paddle bit that I bought, I think I got it at...

The paddle bit that I bought, I think I got it at HD, just fits a 3/8 chuck...both of the ones they sell say they fit 3/8 or 1/2 but only one of them actually does.... I brought my drill down to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,659
Posted By dougrus
Shawn and others, I noticed the Festools are...

Shawn and others,

I noticed the Festools are 12v and 15v...I assume they dont lack when compared to the 18 and 24v that are out there...
There are a few festool dealers in my area...actually one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,659
Posted By dougrus
Shawn, I feel the same way about Dewault. I...

Shawn,

I feel the same way about Dewault. I still have an old cordless drill handed down from dad and since have been through one Bosch and one newer dewault...I have heard numerous other stories...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,659
Posted By dougrus
pter... Good to know...some tools they...

pter...

Good to know...some tools they "improve" for certain reasons and they wind up screwing with a tried and true design.

I will definetly reserect the thread after mixing several batches...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2006, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,659
Posted By dougrus
That there Festool is a nice looking unit! Just...

That there Festool is a nice looking unit! Just did the bathroom think its time for better half to pay up in TOOLS seein how much dough we saved... :deal:

Eric, Mark and Jason,

Thanks for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2006, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,659
Posted By dougrus
Thanks, The Festool looks great and the...

Thanks,

The Festool looks great and the cordless option is attractive, but its a little out of the range I wanted to spend...It seems that a couple of you have recomended that Milwaulkee...Im...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2006, 06:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,659
Posted By dougrus
1/2" drill rec??

Hey Fellas...

I have finally smoked my drill mixing thinset...an old craftsman 3/8....done...an honorable death for a drill though....
SO Im on the hunt...
Does anyone have a favorite 1/2" drill...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,055
Posted By dougrus
I wouldnt worry... Silicosis is the medical...

I wouldnt worry...
Silicosis is the medical term for people who develop a lung condition related to the inhalation of Silica dust. It seems, from what I have read, that either you would have to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,231
Posted By dougrus
Went back and forth with ideas...decided on...

Went back and forth with ideas...decided on this...just finished last night.
Used legs from an old table, some base cap molding and travertine...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,114
Posted By dougrus
I alternated scoring between a carbide cutter and...

I alternated scoring between a carbide cutter and a sharp utility blade...scored three or four times...broke pretty clean...Skinny pieces, I used the same method seemed to work fine although the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,126
Posted By dougrus
whoa...your right Jeff...the "swatches" on that...

whoa...your right Jeff...the "swatches" on that site are pretty special...no clue...I think I'll call.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,126
Posted By dougrus
Thanks Jeff.... Exactly what I was looking...

Thanks Jeff....

Exactly what I was looking for...doesnt have to be perfect just a couple of shades closer...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,098
Posted By dougrus
I like the ones with the round changeable...

I like the ones with the round changeable filters... Dont know the technical name for them...they sell different filters for specific "hazzards"....I have sensitive lungs and when I use one of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,126
Posted By dougrus
Cauk Color Match

I have decided that I am unhappy with the color of my caulk on the change of planes. I thought that the almond 100% GE silicone would be close enough but its starting to bother me.
Question: does...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2006, 05:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,098
Posted By dougrus
WEAR A MASK....and goggles....that little tile...

WEAR A MASK....and goggles....that little tile shoots off tiny slivers like glass...
And maybe get a regular crowbar in on the situation as well....I hammered the long end under as much of the bed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,098
Posted By dougrus
I had the same exact tiles in my...

I had the same exact tiles in my bathroom...different color...I had a thick mudbed underneath...I spent a day chipping off the old tile in hopes of tiling over the old mudbed...what I found was a bed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,304
Posted By dougrus
Now thats what I call a before and after...

Now thats what I call a before and after set...all the way down to the TP holder and TB tumbler...! :tup2:
Beautiful work Greg....Very impressive design...Im doing my master bath shower this winter...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,290
Posted By dougrus
There certainly may be something...but either...

There certainly may be something...but either way, you would have to be extremely precise with the cuts as to not exceed a gap you could cauk...If it were me, doing a job of that size, I would...
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