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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 09:22 AM
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Posted By CaliGrown
16 Fat @ 50# and 5 deck @ 55# = 1075 lbs. plus...

16 Fat @ 50# and 5 deck @ 55# = 1075 lbs. plus thinset & tile. I’ve yet to encounter an issue due to the weight, have solved many wonky framing shortcomings though.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-01-2021, 04:57 PM
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Views: 822,763
Posted By CaliGrown
Ehh hahaha, buncha cheaters we are!:yeah:

Ehh hahaha, buncha cheaters we are!:yeah:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2021, 07:37 AM
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Views: 822,763
Posted By CaliGrown
Been letting loose on the reins and having...

Been letting loose on the reins and having Eduardo get into more and more independent/uncomfortable tasks to ensure he can become a full on mechanic vs. being an installer only. He’s starting to get...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-26-2021, 05:33 AM
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Views: 1,696,184
Posted By CaliGrown
Video of the worst job, don’t wish this upon...

Video of the worst job, don’t wish this upon anyone....maybe on the non-paying clientele. Hard pan, quartzite and slate deposits just below grade
https://youtu.be/83ieTRLoxn0
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-26-2021, 05:30 AM
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Posted By CaliGrown
Got the rebar in, inspection later today. Gunite...

Got the rebar in, inspection later today. Gunite crew will shoot it bright & early this Saturday. Tile and Masonry end of next week, we like the gunite to damp cure for a few days......
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2021, 02:56 AM
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Posted By CaliGrown
Talking Off to Santa Rosa later on today to start a...

Off to Santa Rosa later on today to start a shower for a repeat client’s parent’s, been on the list of to do’s since they first saw my work in May of 2018 at their son’s guest house :moon:

Here...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By CaliGrown
:drool2: Thanks CX!!! I too value Gobis’ word...

:drool2:
Thanks CX!!! I too value Gobis’ word as the bond for anything Tile!! :irishjoy::D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By CaliGrown
CX will have your industry approved answer. ...

CX will have your industry approved answer.

We’re it my job I’d use a peel ‘n stick anti fracture membrane over the wood surface. Green skin, if not a primer then skim coat your 317/333 combo then...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By CaliGrown
Thanks Shawn, love me them videos from Kirk....

Thanks Shawn, love me them videos from Kirk. Saved me from trucking up a few times :bonk:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By CaliGrown
That’s interesting stuff Justin, caught my...

That’s interesting stuff Justin, caught my curiosity and it’s got my attention. I’m a cheap date when it comes to doing things with traditional methods that old historical merits :)
A fellow...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2021, 08:20 AM
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Views: 1,696,184
Posted By CaliGrown
Lmao. The barcode’s an up charge Jerry, it’s a...

Lmao. The barcode’s an up charge Jerry, it’s a special feature/accent specific for the client that works in retail. Stinking crap garbage finish work.

On a similar note. Here’s some more garbage,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-23-2021, 11:22 PM
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Views: 4,951,953
Posted By CaliGrown
https://youtu.be/4rAnp6aJ8AA End of day 1,...

https://youtu.be/4rAnp6aJ8AA

End of day 1, pool plumbing except for equipment set stubs and all trenching minus lead to the electrical panel are left.
Finish those and start tying the rebar for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-23-2021, 12:35 PM
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Views: 4,951,953
Posted By CaliGrown
Prep comes in different forms... lol gotta have...

Prep comes in different forms... lol gotta have the plumbing and rebar before you can gunite and then prep for tile :yeah::D:tup2::tongue:
https://youtu.be/xo7dWuvJ9KA
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2021, 09:24 PM
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Views: 4,951,953
Posted By CaliGrown
Good stuff as always Brian, tile masons can do...

Good stuff as always Brian, tile masons can do broader projects than solely tile setters.. nice layout and blend. Musta been fun grout bagging and raking the joints on an interior job :)
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,211
Posted By CaliGrown
It’ll be fine mark, we do it all the time for...

It’ll be fine mark, we do it all the time for horizontal surfaces in a shower/wet area. I.e. benches, niches, curbs, pony walls, shelves.

Lotta wall tile has a bad chance when it’s up against...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By CaliGrown
Hell yeah Justin!! Mud is and always will be the...

Hell yeah Justin!! Mud is and always will be the best of the best!! :oyeah:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By CaliGrown
Tadelakt stuff looks trick!! Would be able to...

Tadelakt stuff looks trick!! Would be able to charge a premium for that badassery!!!

Want to get my hands on that stuff to give it a go, the grout less trend isn’t going away and this would take...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-22-2021, 01:22 AM
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Views: 1,538,754
Posted By CaliGrown
:fish2: ahh so that’s where they find the frozen...

:fish2: ahh so that’s where they find the frozen fish for fish sticks...
Looks awesome ToolGuy, nature’s a beaut! :dance:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By CaliGrown
Agree with KMan. Liner’s not impossible but may...

Agree with KMan. Liner’s not impossible but may give you headaches depending on the how sharp the angles of your curved curb are. I’d lean to doing the divot method of your not changing the drain, or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By CaliGrown
Will have to look into that Tadelakt stuff!! ...

Will have to look into that Tadelakt stuff!!
Mud is KING!!!
Dirt cheap materials providing superior prep surfaces with endless applications, true art form.
I’m Happy to be mudding anytime, it’s an...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By CaliGrown
Typical paper and lath, maybe some thin gauge...

Typical paper and lath, maybe some thin gauge flashing with sikaflex at that junction. Then Mapeilastic 315 over your mud with sikaflex or kerdifix style caulk. Any water that gets past that, would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,211
Posted By CaliGrown
What Paul said. 254 is overkill IMO and a PITA in...

What Paul said. 254 is overkill IMO and a PITA in a lot of ways, but it gives ya great bonding power :)
253 is good and economical
If you wanna stay with Mapei: their Porcelain Tile Mortar is a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-10-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By CaliGrown
Used regular 3701 for pan floats and as a mud bed...

Used regular 3701 for pan floats and as a mud bed with flagstone on a pool deck. Cures harder than concrete and sets up within an hour of placement.
Here’s Isaac Ostrom’s video on the 3701 lite:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By CaliGrown
Have faith in Jerry, he knows Glass in & out....

Have faith in Jerry, he knows Glass in & out. Thinset won’t care if it’s not LFT, and your glass won’t mind either :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By CaliGrown
Another vote to mud it, you can make her as plumb...

Another vote to mud it, you can make her as plumb & flat as your heart desires :)
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