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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By Lazarus
Sure, you can rub brick and fill...but I wouldn't...

Sure, you can rub brick and fill...but I wouldn't use the Ditra. Either Kerdi or a liquid like Redgard or Hydroban.....then tile.
Forum: The Mud Box 07-11-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 367,946
Posted By Lazarus
Greatest Time of My Life.....

Way back in the 60's and 70's, I was a DJ in New Orleans. Worked with people like John Larouquette and it was great. Played whatever we wanted and did "Sets" about anything we wanted. Good Times. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By Lazarus
For work like this, I like the Prism grout. It...

For work like this, I like the Prism grout. It uses a very fine aggregate that goes from practically nothing....well, maybe 1/16 or so up to a half inch grout joint. Home Depot and costs about $30...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By Lazarus
Unless you are using a linear drain, "one slope"...

Unless you are using a linear drain, "one slope" isn't gonna work. Best result will be to move the drain to the center, pack one mud bed and Kerdi the whole thing.

Build the curb out of brick or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Lazarus
Montolit makes some of the best one's out there,...

Montolit makes some of the best one's out there, as I have heard....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Lazarus
Used regularly, yes...the upper mudbed stays...

Used regularly, yes...the upper mudbed stays pretty damp and ther water migrates thru it to the liner and then to the weep holes.

Personally, I prefer Kerdi (or the like) where there is no...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Lazarus
You might look at someone like Schluter to see if...

You might look at someone like Schluter to see if they have a curved edge piece to finish it off with....:scratch:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By Lazarus
I would defer to Mapai. They have been around a...

I would defer to Mapai. They have been around a LOT longer than "Your Guy.":bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By Lazarus
1/16th is OK but I would use 1/8" spacers...but...

1/16th is OK but I would use 1/8" spacers...but that's just me.

As in the first pic, center as shown. Cut to the ends as needed with perhaps some bullnose or custom cut end pieces.... Start in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Lazarus
I agree.....:bonk:

I agree.....:bonk:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-05-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21,793
Views: 4,589,442
Posted By Lazarus
Fasteners are drilled into the tile and sealed...

Fasteners are drilled into the tile and sealed with silicone. I think we found it on Amazon... This is it.

...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Lazarus
Just to add a thought. Aqua Defense is good. I...

Just to add a thought. Aqua Defense is good. I like it a bit better than Redgard, but opinions differ. For a liquid, I prefer HydroBan from Laticrete...

The gold standard are systems like Kerdi....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,018
Posted By Lazarus
They might cause an issue, but if the dips aren't...

They might cause an issue, but if the dips aren't TOO severe, you might be able to flash the thinset a tad higher in those spots...:scratch:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-04-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21,793
Views: 4,589,442
Posted By Lazarus
Well...almost....

Well...almost....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-04-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21,793
Views: 4,589,442
Posted By Lazarus
...and the rest...

...and the rest...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-04-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21,793
Views: 4,589,442
Posted By Lazarus
Ripped a tub and extended the footprint for a...

Ripped a tub and extended the footprint for a large shower. Double knee walls, masonry curb, foot bar for the Mrs., niche, etc...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-03-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21,793
Views: 4,589,442
Posted By Lazarus
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-03-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21,793
Views: 4,589,442
Posted By Lazarus
Handicapped Wheelchair Curbless Bathroom...

Had to mud the entire room and build a platform for the toilet. (Could a Mod please rotate them?)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-03-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21,793
Views: 4,589,442
Posted By Lazarus
one more...

one more...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-03-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21,793
Views: 4,589,442
Posted By Lazarus
Been awhile since I posted any work. This was a...

Been awhile since I posted any work. This was a tub wrap for a builder's home. I wasn't sure about the selection...but it came out great.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By Lazarus
Sigma is a great product, no doubt...as well it...

Sigma is a great product, no doubt...as well it should be at many times the price of my lowly Ishii......:wtf:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By Lazarus
The one thing I always found interesting is that,...

The one thing I always found interesting is that, with a "snap" cutter, I seldom have a problem getting accurate cuts with a fairly thick tile (like in the video.)

However, the thin tiles...not so...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-02-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By Lazarus
Travis.....Beautiful "Fur Babies!" ...

Travis.....Beautiful "Fur Babies!"

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Sorry, Dave. It always hurts.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By Lazarus
A good wet saw is the gold standard, of course. ...

A good wet saw is the gold standard, of course. Having said that, there are many "snap" cutters out there that do an admirable job. For under $300, I use the Ishii cutter and it works well for me. ...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-02-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By Lazarus
Let me see what I can do, Dave....214195 ...

Let me see what I can do, Dave....214195

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Maya....
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