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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By smifwal
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B081SK39QW?ref=ppx_pop_m...

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Forum: The Mud Box 06-14-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,763
Posted By smifwal
Well I moved in on the first, plan was to live in...

Well I moved in on the first, plan was to live in the apartment and redo the sad attempt to achieve greatness by the last guy. As with any good battle plan all that goes out the window once the first...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-11-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By smifwal
I only knew it cause I posted it :) Guess I...

I only knew it cause I posted it :)

Guess I should have made a separate thread, but it looked so close to the usg drain I thought maybe they had found someone to produce their stuff
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-11-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By smifwal
Is this where you remember seeing it? Or is there...

Is this where you remember seeing it? Or is there a separate thread entirely

https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=109083&highlight=usg+shower+system&page=16
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-11-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By smifwal
I have a few on the shelf. I have a shower in the...

I have a few on the shelf. I have a shower in the works that I will be using one on, bitt I haven't installed one yet. It is a lot like the USG one. I made this video to post in the USG durock shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By smifwal
I stack the tackstrip at the transition and then...

I stack the tackstrip at the transition and then place another row behind it, the pad covers that piece of strip. You want to leave about 1/4 in gap between the tile and the strip that your carpet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By smifwal
Let's pretend your floor is a cabinet face or a...

Let's pretend your floor is a cabinet face or a table, you wouldn't want a big ass dip or bump in it. Let's hit that floor with whatever grit gets her in plane:)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-04-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 1,747,738
Posted By smifwal
No sir hell I wasn't even over there to look at...

No sir hell I wasn't even over there to look at the tile, I went to look at the sheetrock cause he said he couldn't get anyone to finish hanging and then mud and tape it. And I seen why. I asked...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-04-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 1,747,738
Posted By smifwal
Lots of things wrong in this house, tile set over...

Lots of things wrong in this house, tile set over plywood (he couldn't figure out why it was cracking and popping) sheetrock set with 4 corners touching, and about half the screws as needed, tile set...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By smifwal
I think a couple of good old coats of drywall mud...

I think a couple of good old coats of drywall mud would do the trick. You can leave space for a grout line or not, dealer's choice. I would float it out about a foot or soto a nice feathed edge like...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-01-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,157
Posted By smifwal
we built ours out of crates from a stone job,...

we built ours out of crates from a stone job, they worked out nice. I have also seen them built out of pallet lumber
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-26-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By smifwal
You are a plumber now right?

You are a plumber now right?
Forum: The Mud Box 05-18-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,157
Posted By smifwal
lets say there is a legit reason that things are...

lets say there is a legit reason that things are so high( shortage of lumber, shortage of people to manufacture it or whatever) I feel like they are going to lower the price and everyone will be like...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-16-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,157
Posted By smifwal
I paid $7.50 per yesterday. and I was mad about...

I paid $7.50 per yesterday. and I was mad about that but now I feel lucky I don't live where you do. I spent $1000.00 on 20 sheets of 5/8 ply and at least another couple of thousand on the 2x's...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,373
Posted By smifwal
could be that you are pushing too hard and the...

could be that you are pushing too hard and the blade can't cut as fast as you are pushing, causing the blade to deflect
Forum: The Mud Box 05-10-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,180
Posted By smifwal
how much are these things and are they worth it,...

how much are these things and are they worth it, I fancy myself pretty good on the grill/smoker. good flavor and fall off the bone. The cheap turd I have now has rotted out and I just bought a new...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By smifwal
try a magic eraser

try a magic eraser
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By smifwal
Bigger would be bad not the other way around....

Bigger would be bad not the other way around. Bigger would hit the guard.

Here is the blade I use the picture says 5" but the description says 4.5
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,267
Posted By smifwal
Davy told me once( that is what I remember...

Davy told me once( that is what I remember anyway) that you want your float strips about 4" from the wall that way the "L" of the your straight will line up with the float strip on the wall next to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By smifwal
Avalanche is supposed to be the whitest grout...

Avalanche is supposed to be the whitest grout available. If she wants whiter than let her paint it when you're done but I would definitely not mix latex paint with grout
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,725
Posted By smifwal
Sorry the pic didn't upload. I have a sigma...

Sorry the pic didn't upload. I have a sigma snapper that will do a 60" to and the sigma kera cut will do 10 feet.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,725
Posted By smifwal
snappers take practice... But with practice...

snappers take practice... But with practice greatness can be achieved, sometimes. This is off a 48 in rip
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,725
Posted By smifwal
I tore out this kitchen, there wasn't a hollow...

I tore out this kitchen, there wasn't a hollow sound among them. If I was careful I could have taken the tiles out in full pieces and reused them. Most of the thiset was stuck to the floor and almost...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By smifwal
Cut the drywall out and put up new, a multi tool...

Cut the drywall out and put up new, a multi tool works great for this. Way less work then skimming the pot holes you got there:) the tools on top not the leather man hahaha
Forum: The Mud Box 04-16-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,763
Posted By smifwal
If I remember right tiger mountain tile has a...

If I remember right tiger mountain tile has a blog on reasons why you shouldn't by a flip, though I haven't read it I am sure I know what is in there, I was hoping he would stop by on this thread he...
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