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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-17-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 824,550
Posted By pktaske
Look at my pic. That's cheapo Home Depot slate...

Look at my pic. That's cheapo Home Depot slate that's as porous, creviced and uneven as all hck. I was very afraid that I was going to muck it up. I sealed twice and had no issue. None. I can't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,727
Posted By pktaske
Slate shelf without cutting tile

How long do you think this would hold up for? I can fabricate the same thng myself. I didn;t want to put conrner shelves in when I was doing my walls just in casr I didn't like the look.
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-15-2012, 10:51 AM
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Views: 824,550
Posted By pktaske
I 3rd the motion. Not only for pinholes but small...

I 3rd the motion. Not only for pinholes but small areas you're basically unhappy with.

That being said, Epoxy still >>>>>>>Cement grout!!!!

I did three walls and never had anything that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,673
Posted By pktaske
I think you guys are being a bit harsh. Maybe his...

I think you guys are being a bit harsh. Maybe his 30 years experience is in ripping out bad tile jobs.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,522
Posted By pktaske
There's always carpet.

There's always carpet.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,727
Posted By pktaske
Tha sad part is that Donner stuff that comes up...

Tha sad part is that Donner stuff that comes up is really junk and its marketed as commercial by Moen. I mean real junk.

I did find Ginger:

http://www.gingerco.com/

Heading to a Kitchen and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,727
Posted By pktaske
Corrosion-proof shower rods

Now that my bath project is nearing completion, I don't want to cap things off with a crappy shower rod that will rust or discolor in a few months after I drill holes into my porcelain. Any ideas...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,160
Posted By pktaske
What if he went with 12x12's? Another thread...

What if he went with 12x12's?

Another thread showing the importance of burning porcelain.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,986
Posted By pktaske
Why couldn't he put Kerdi down over his existing...

Why couldn't he put Kerdi down over his existing concrete slope?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,591
Posted By pktaske
James - Having just done the exact same thing for...

James - Having just done the exact same thing for the first time, I would strongly encourage you to forget that whole pre-slope/liner/weephole nightmare and go with a $100 Kerdi drain kit. One mud...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,899
Posted By pktaske
I was going to go with that look too but after...

I was going to go with that look too but after handling the stuff, I did not see any way it was going to work in my shower. There is no way to grout between the pieces, which seemed tightly glued...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,986
Posted By pktaske
I'm interested in seeing what the pros say here....

I'm interested in seeing what the pros say here. You already have a sloped bed that seems in reasonably good shape and a drain that's (presumably) worked since at least 1965 and is already the lowest...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 824,550
Posted By pktaske
I just used a mini and the entire 'milk quart' of...

I just used a mini and the entire 'milk quart' of powder. With the consistency that had, it would not have been an issue to do a ceiling.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,164
Posted By pktaske
I could not agree with Bob more. I just put down...

I could not agree with Bob more. I just put down epoxy and it was a cinch. Reading a lot of those posts will scare the heck out of you so keep everything in perspective. I'm no pro so here was what I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,130
Posted By pktaske
This is what happens when you try to edit from a...

This is what happens when you try to edit from a BB!

'square corners'
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,130
Posted By pktaske
If you are going to be using small grout lines,...

If you are going to be using small grout lines, I'd be VERY hesitant about laying any tile down my first time and leaving shapes to fill in later. As a DYI'er myself, it helps me a lot to have each...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,048
Posted By pktaske
One thing its easy to do on these forums is...

One thing its easy to do on these forums is overthink things. If you like the tile visually and there are no real quality issues (cheap slate, mishapen size, etc), buy it. I've read these these...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,954
Posted By pktaske
I understand the theory behind it but I find it...

I understand the theory behind it but I find it hard to believe that grout and tile are just decorative. Operationally they must serve the purpose of restricting most of the water from reaching the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,727
Posted By pktaske
I dont want to cut the metal tiles - I want to...

I dont want to cut the metal tiles - I want to cut square holes in the 6x6 slate tiles so I can insert the 2x2 metal tiles inside them.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,727
Posted By pktaske
What is easiet way to cut a 2x2 square for decorative tile?

I've got some decorative 2x2 metal tiles that I want to insert inside 6x6 slate tile. I did a couple by using my oscillating tool and then a coarse file, which turned out nice but was quite time...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 23,292
Posted By pktaske
"Some folks do grout that joint" CX - I...

"Some folks do grout that joint"

CX - I thought you were a 'transitional grout' guy?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,727
Posted By pktaske
I'm going to design one side and then trace one...

I'm going to design one side and then trace one tile over another on the other.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,329
Posted By pktaske
I'm still surprised so many people elect to go...

I'm still surprised so many people elect to go with cement board under kerdi vs drywall.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,329
Posted By pktaske
I used straight acetone for an outside water...

I used straight acetone for an outside water project. Worked great. But its only from that experience that I'd feel confident using it inside if I had to.


Pipes can be permanenly softened but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,234
Posted By pktaske
Gorilla Glue EXPANDS as it dries. If you use too...

Gorilla Glue EXPANDS as it dries. If you use too much (and what is too much?), you're toast. Thinset and epoxy set as placed.
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