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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Vmaxman
And long rips are working. Kinda of a pain to do...

And long rips are working. Kinda of a pain to do onthe dewalt but it works well enough.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180610/35190073170917f756e7e150c00d6099.jpg

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Vmaxman
Its back to cutting good again. Im leaving...

Its back to cutting good again.
Im leaving the water spray amount fairly high.
I used a dressing stone on the blade. I made a ton of very shallow cuts on it.

Tried it on the tile. Much...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Vmaxman
Blade issues

I having a hard time cutting some porcelain.

I have a dewalt saw. Its nearly new. I used the original blade to do one 3x5 shower. As the job progressed, i noticed it taking a bit longer to cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Vmaxman
My curb top and shelves in my niche are quartz. ...

My curb top and shelves in my niche are quartz. They were set with unmodified Laticrete 272 over Kerdi. No issues here.



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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
Yes, brushed stainless Quadec. Sent from...

Yes, brushed stainless Quadec.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
Grout was done awhile back. Figured I'd update...

Grout was done awhile back. Figured I'd update with some photos.

I appreciate the advice, and the forum as a whole. It's a great resource. Thank you!


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
Finally got some time to work on this again. The...

Finally got some time to work on this again. The tile is in. Just need to grout now.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
My wife and I are trying to decide on grout color...

My wife and I are trying to decide on grout color . Is it possible to mix up tiny batches of Spectralock to make some test boards?

I'm buying a commercial unit of A&B. Then a 4 different colors...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Vmaxman
I'm not a tile pro. I'm not sure if this would...

I'm not a tile pro. I'm not sure if this would work or not.

You may be able to shim each side wall 1/2" and then use a mud cap to hide the edge.



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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,499
Posted By Vmaxman
I'd peel those 2 rows off that are installed on...

I'd peel those 2 rows off that are installed on the short return wall and install a schluter strip. I don't see how the rounded corner would be an issue? I'd be more concerned with damaged the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
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Little more progress
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
Just not enough time in the day... Got a little...

Just not enough time in the day...
Got a little bit of a start on it.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
Thanks CX. The bench has about 1/8" of...

Thanks CX.

The bench has about 1/8" of slope.

I mixed a slurry of 272 and covered the front with it. Let it set up a bit while I mixed up the deck mud and filled the seat. Once the seat was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
Got a little bit of a start this week. Kerdi is...

Got a little bit of a start this week. Kerdi is up. Better bench is mounted and filled with deck mud.

I've got a couple questions.

1. My tile is 12x24x11/32 thick. Is 1/2" quadec appropriate...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Vmaxman
Try doing a cut in 2 passes. First pass about...

Try doing a cut in 2 passes. First pass about 1/8" deep. Second pass the whole way through.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
After I opened up all the tile boxes, I found...

After I opened up all the tile boxes, I found half of it was cracked. I went to exchange it at home depot and much of the stock on the shelf had the same problems. I checked the fine print on my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
Figured I'd add a couple photos Sent...

Figured I'd add a couple photos


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
Almost 2 years later and I finally bought some...

Almost 2 years later and I finally bought some tile, kerdi, ditra, and tools. Next step, buy thinset and finish framing the niche

I'm looking for advise on outside corners.

I'm trying to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Vmaxman
Ask a few guys and you'll probably get a few...

Ask a few guys and you'll probably get a few different answers.

I would scarify once tile is removed. I would use a bonding agent. We've had good luck with Sika Armatec 110. Not cheap but it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-16-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By Vmaxman
I just got back from the grocery and noticed they...

I just got back from the grocery and noticed they had multiple picnic tables setup in the store for display purposes. All appeared to be treated lumber

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By Vmaxman
What options are there besides schluter? That's...

What options are there besides schluter? That's all I've seen

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vmaxman
Question on tile thickness. 1. Is it an...

Question on tile thickness.

1. Is it an accepted practice to use thinset to make up for a difference of 1/16" or less in tile thickness? I'm looking to use 2 different tiles on the walls of my...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-30-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,001
Posted By Vmaxman
Looks like the warehouse is stocked. Where can I...

Looks like the warehouse is stocked. Where can I buy it locally?

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-26-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 41,298
Posted By Vmaxman
What's the model # on that ridgid? Sent from...

What's the model # on that ridgid?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,152
Posted By Vmaxman
I don't work with ABS a lot but we do tens of...

I don't work with ABS a lot but we do tens of thousands of feet of PVC in a year. Sometimes mistakes are made and you gotta try to save a fitting.

I normally cut the piece to be removed about 1"...
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