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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,326
Posted By Vegas Sparky
What's shakin, Steve? :tup2: In my master...

What's shakin, Steve? :tup2:

In my master bath I had added a chamfer detail to some of my wall tile. That forced me to mitre all my inside/outside corners. I had good luck with using an index card...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,846
Posted By Vegas Sparky
YES! You can do better than that yourself. What...

YES! You can do better than that yourself. What are you specifically worried about? If you have the time, you'll get what you put into it.
Forum: The Mud Box 01-07-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 399,575
Posted By Vegas Sparky
The dog's smarter than the owners. If they put a...

The dog's smarter than the owners. If they put a lever handle on that door they wouldn't have to clean off so much slobber. :lol1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,680
Posted By Vegas Sparky
Read through the entire Fusion Pro thread...

Read through the entire Fusion Pro thread (http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=102265&highlight=fusion), and you'll come across the ketchup and mustard tests. There are tons of great...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,846
Posted By Vegas Sparky
Check out Electric Mirror dot com...

Check out Electric Mirror dot com (http://www.electricmirror.com).

Inspectors like to see neat work, and understand the necessity to have extra wire to work with. Leave what you need. You can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,680
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I just finished tiling my daughters bathroom. I...

I just finished tiling my daughters bathroom. I used Rondec on all my exposed edges/niches. I had no problem doing it in stages. Make sure you have really straight lines layed out for your tile to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,846
Posted By Vegas Sparky
You can get plenty of light from the right GU10,...

You can get plenty of light from the right GU10, or MR16 type LED lamp. A gimble trim will allow you to direct the light, with minimal intrusion below ceiling. I have (3) 3" LEDs can w/5wt lamps that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,846
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I can't visualize the vanity lighting problem. If...

I can't visualize the vanity lighting problem. If you can draw the cabinet and mirror on a photo it would help a lot.

As far as the cans, typically the housing for the lamp can be removed to...
Forum: Alumni Photo Album 01-02-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 134,448
Posted By Vegas Sparky
DIY stuff inspired by many.

DIY stuff inspired by many.
Forum: The Mud Box 12-19-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Vegas Sparky
Happy Birthday, Richard! :D Here's to many,...

Happy Birthday, Richard! :D

Here's to many, many more. :cheers:
Forum: The Mud Box 12-18-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,725
Posted By Vegas Sparky
My wife and I lost our first son 9 days after he...

My wife and I lost our first son 9 days after he was born. That was 15 years ago, and we still aren't the same. I'm sure you won't ever be able to accept what's happened, but I hope you can let those...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,832
Posted By Vegas Sparky
Also, when tiling in the bathroom/shower, it...

Also, when tiling in the bathroom/shower, it really does make the process easier if you leave the floors in a given space undone until the majority of the walls(all but bottom row of tile) are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,832
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I'm setting some 12x24's, myself. Your tile...

I'm setting some 12x24's, myself. Your tile pattern may influence how many clips you use. Square grid would be 4 per tile, a running bond may be 5 or 6 per tile. I kinda go clip crazy when I use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,192
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I ground a little off the outside circumference...

I ground a little off the outside circumference of the upper black plastic piece, and was able to get it down in a Sioux Chief 2" drain.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By Vegas Sparky
Any reason you can't just open up around the...

Any reason you can't just open up around the box(es), and patch the drywall properly?

I wouldn't set any tile to a mudring. I know how those guys usually mount those boxes, and they can rock/move...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Vegas Sparky
What size is the tile you're setting? Which...

What size is the tile you're setting? Which surfaces will be covered? Have you shimmed and plumbed up all the walls? The Hardi is a little thinner than 1/2" drywall, and is pretty easy to tie into...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,838
Posted By Vegas Sparky
Which liquid waterproofing product did you...

Which liquid waterproofing product did you purchase?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,838
Posted By Vegas Sparky
Did the board mfgr give specific instructions to...

Did the board mfgr give specific instructions to leave it above the flange like you did? Sometimes the wording is a little difficult to interpret.

Are you reusing your old tub spout? Looks like a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 19,702
Posted By Vegas Sparky
As the video pointed out, the energy code(IECC)...

As the video pointed out, the energy code(IECC) will have it's own set of requirements which will eventually mandate energy management devices(timers/occ sensors/smart switches) in dwellings....
Forum: The Mud Box 10-07-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 26,202
Posted By Vegas Sparky
There's no saying what's wring with some people....

There's no saying what's wring with some people. They just are.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/10/07/delaware-mother-charged-after-4-year-old-brings-heroin-to-daycare/
Forum: The Mud Box 10-05-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 28,662
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I know Roberto is a smart dude, and I don't know...

I know Roberto is a smart dude, and I don't know what you interpreted as belittling, LT. Are you cookin, bro? :stirpot:

FWIW, we talk about stuff like this at work a lot. At least whenever we're...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-04-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 28,662
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I didn't see any objective evidence of major...

I didn't see any objective evidence of major atmospheric manipulation in that video, Roberto. That could just as easily have been Pat Sajak, from Wheel of Fortune, in that video.

I'm not looking...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-04-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 28,662
Posted By Vegas Sparky
Where is the one credible guy in the world that...

Where is the one credible guy in the world that has objective proof as to what these materials are, and how they are managed, from start to finish?

I can speculate, and agree that atmospheric...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,403
Posted By Vegas Sparky
That turned out fantastic, Rob! You have a lot to...

That turned out fantastic, Rob! You have a lot to be proud of there. :tup1:
Forum: The Mud Box 09-21-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I bet their security team is the same pair that...

I bet their security team is the same pair that came to do my carpet. :uhh:
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