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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
To keep from building an inadvertent speed-bump,...

To keep from building an inadvertent speed-bump, I wouldn’t apply any more mud to the seams before tiling. Just apply the mud to the walls for your tile and you’ll simultaneously be taking care of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 388
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What they said. And some manufacturers come right...

What they said. And some manufacturers come right out and specifically say that it’s not approved for such.

Yep...Keep looking.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 126
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Jarrett. :wave: Sorry...

Welcome to the forum, Jarrett. :wave:

Sorry to hear. It’s a bit tough to see the groutlines in the pics as they aren’t straight-on shots. But from an industry standpoint, the minimum groutline...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Ah...yes. One of the bigger difficulties in...

Ah...yes. One of the bigger difficulties in setting a tub is manipulating it from a standing position down into its final horizontal position without getting it stuck at weird angles.

Yes, cement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
While it’s physically possible to grind away high...

While it’s physically possible to grind away high spots of the Hardibacker and might not harm the integrity of the installation, it’s not approved by the manufacturer and would put tons of yucky...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You accidentally damaged the flange? The flange...

You accidentally damaged the flange? The flange is usually buried behind the finished tile. Is the damage going to be visible after tiling?

:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-15-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
That’s a bit aggressive in your approach. I hope...

That’s a bit aggressive in your approach. I hope you don’t cut through the clear coat. Are you using a hard or somewhat soft sanding block?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Oh, boy, Ed...your dictating app isn’t doing you...

Oh, boy, Ed...your dictating app isn’t doing you any favors. :shake:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I suppose someone who wanted to get away from...

I suppose someone who wanted to get away from having their feet held to the fire could make an excuse like that. But that’s an excuse. Not a legitimate reason for accepting a less than acceptable...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-13-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Acid solutions eat. So, they are mostly bad (can...

Acid solutions eat. So, they are mostly bad (can cause damage) for cleaning, but used sparingly in some cases where removal of material is either acceptable or desirable.

Alkaline solutions...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-13-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Excellent. The exchange of info is enjoyable for...

Excellent. The exchange of info is enjoyable for both of us. :)
Forum: The Mud Box 01-13-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,405
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yeah, we’ll know that he’s logging valuable...

Yeah, we’ll know that he’s logging valuable flight hours every time we see him answering questions on the forum.

:tup2:
Forum: The Mud Box 01-12-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,405
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Wow! Super glad the fuel pump problem was sorted...

Wow! Super glad the fuel pump problem was sorted out like that. :bow:

Yeah, pretty soon he’ll be eating lunch and steering with his knees. :D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-12-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What about installing a toe niche down low for...

What about installing a toe niche down low for shaving? :idea:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Did you remove the Kerdi at the base of the...

Did you remove the Kerdi at the base of the window with the zig-zag KerdiFix bead?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 335
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
That’s what Davy was referring to with the...

That’s what Davy was referring to with the thinset mortar....to bond the two.

:)
Forum: The Mud Box 01-12-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,405
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Has the red tape been cut through? :shrug:

Has the red tape been cut through? :shrug:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-12-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Antonio. :wave: 2x4...

Welcome to the forum, Antonio. :wave:

2x4 walls create a “no-go” situation. It’s not as bad as some “genius” putting water feed lines in an exterior wall in the cold climate that you and I live...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Charles. I don’t see the spec sheet. In...

Hi, Charles. I don’t see the spec sheet.

In regards to gluing layers. If you decide to glue layers, construction adhesive would be super difficult to use and get good results. You want FULL...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You’re going to have to do at least one dry...

You’re going to have to do at least one dry fitting so that you can align the drain assembly. With non accessible locations like that, you need to install the drain assembly and drop the tub into...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-11-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Your job is to do the best you can. If that’s...

Your job is to do the best you can. If that’s offensive to someone, there’s nothing you can do. It’s a free country. I, too, hope the lesson they’re likely to learn doesn’t hurt more than their ego...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Everybody makes mistakes. The pro finds a good...

Everybody makes mistakes. The pro finds a good way to deal with them. Nice work, Justin. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Laz is a lot more gutsy than I for a front load...

Laz is a lot more gutsy than I for a front load washer to be in use a mere 48 hours after setting.

My answer would be: “That depends; what mortar?” The answer to that may or may not give me...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 605
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
‘I cannot tell what the dickens his [plywood]...

‘I cannot tell what the dickens his [plywood] name is.’


William Shakespeare
(Almost :D )
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
.....so Kevin........ You’re saying that we...

.....so Kevin........

You’re saying that we need to take back all the compliments unless we get pictures? :bonk:




:D
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