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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 940
Posted By postmansi
Grout Problem...Help

Hello,
I am afraid I made a rookie mistake while grouting yesterday.
I though I I had wiped up all the haze after grouting late yesterday.
( It was getting dark and I did not have much light in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,962
Posted By postmansi
How to cut an odd shaped tile

Greetings,

Just finished dry fitting my kitchen tile which is a pinwheel pattern using 21 and 14 inch tiles. The lay out is perfect but I have one cut around the pantry door frame which is gonna...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By postmansi
Thanks, How much of a space? The room is 20...

Thanks,

How much of a space? The room is 20 x 13.

The slab is perfectly level and smooth.
The builder put down linoleum and I have pulled it up.
(they had to do this so the town wouldissue...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By postmansi
Newbie Question

Greetings,

I am about to start my kitchen project.
Porcelain tile over concrete slab.

Do I need to leave any space for expansion at the walls?

Thanks
Jon
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2006, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 894
Posted By postmansi
Thinset Question

Greetings,

I am about to start my kitchen tiling.
I am using 14 and 21 inch porcelain tiles.
I was looking in HD yesterday and they have a thinset
that say it is ideal for porcelain tiles. (I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,534
Posted By postmansi
Hi, Here is a link to the pictures. ...

Hi,

Here is a link to the pictures.

http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/album/555133161JtRepS

I was thinking of putting a sill to at least cover part of the edge but it will interfere with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,651
Posted By postmansi
Felker FRS-26 Tile Rail Saw

Hello,
Does anyone have any experience or opinions on the Felker FRS-26 Tile Rail Saw? I was going to get the Husky 950L from HD as it will cut 22 inch tiles which is important as my first project...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,534
Posted By postmansi
Scott, I totally agree with you. I didn't...

Scott,

I totally agree with you. I didn't pick these guys and they obviously are hacks.
My daughter went with their price as it was low compared to every one else.
As a matter of fact they even...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2006, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By postmansi
Ok Thanks Scotty. The prices were about the...

Ok Thanks Scotty.

The prices were about the same and I liked the fact the the Felker FRS-26 had a stand which hopefully would save my back and knees a bit. I still may opt for the the Felker...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,534
Posted By postmansi
Maybe if the bit had a long extension. There is...

Maybe if the bit had a long extension.
There is not much room in the area as I believe rhe router will hit up against the window. On the other hand if I crank out the window and remove the screen...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By postmansi
Felker FRS-26 Tile Rail Saw

John,

I was actually looking in the TYW store at the Felker FRS-26 Tile Rail Saw which say it will cut a 26 inch tile. How would this compare with the Husky 950L
which says it will cut 22 inches....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,534
Posted By postmansi
They came to measure before they delivered and...

They came to measure before they delivered and installed.
I am not sure if a template was made.
They will not be back, you can bank on that
I will have to try to fix this.

Where can I get these...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,534
Posted By postmansi
Granite Was Cut Wrong!

Greetings,

My daughter had her kitchen redone and the guys who installed the granite counter top cut the backsplash wrong under the kitchen window. They will not be back.
Dont ask! :mad:

The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By postmansi
Mike, I really appreciate all you advice...

Mike,

I really appreciate all you advice :yipee:
You have probably save me much time and $.
I am going to grid the floor as you suggested and will likely do a lot of dry fitting as this is a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By postmansi
Mike, That was awesome! Thank you for the...

Mike,

That was awesome!
Thank you for the detailed explanation and diagram.
You nailed my pattern exactly.
I think I understand.
On one path there are more grout lines then on the other so I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By postmansi
Mike, I only have the smaller tile which...

Mike,

I only have the smaller tile which measures exactly 13 13/16.
The manufacturer gives 35cm and 13 3/4.
Its an Italian tile so I guess they give all their measurements in metric
and round...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By postmansi
Mike, You mean even though I appear to have...

Mike,
You mean even though I appear to have straight lines on my scale drawing that appear to repeat every 56 inches that will not actually be the case. I did notice on my scale drawing however like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2006, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By postmansi
Best Way to Layout a Pattern

Greetings,

I will be shortly be laying tile (porcelin) in my kitchen.
Of course my better half didnt want anything simple so
I am doing a pin wheel pattern with 14 and 21 inch tile in a 13x20...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2006, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,445
Posted By postmansi
Hi Mike, I will be cutting Porcelain tile...

Hi Mike,

I will be cutting Porcelain tile 12mm thick.
A few of the cuts will be exposed (unfortunately in the most visible area of the
room cuz they are going up against a border tile).
I am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,445
Posted By postmansi
Recommendation for Good Blade

Greetings,

I am about to get the Husky THD 950L (mostly because it rips 22" tile)
I assume it doesnt come with the best of blades.
When it is time to replace what is a good brand to get?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2006, 06:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 54,870
Posted By postmansi
To Sandbagger, (or anyone who has used this saw) ...

To Sandbagger, (or anyone who has used this saw)

Do you think the Husky will cut a 21" tile?
It says on the box it will cut 22".
Or does that mean I will have to cut part way and then flip the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,892
Posted By postmansi
Wet Saw and Blade Advice

Greetings from a newbie,
I will be shortly tiling my kitchen and foyer using 21" and 14" porcelain tile that is 12mm thick . I have previously done some small jobs using a borrowed cheapie saw. I...
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