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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-29-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 2,287,190
Posted By Magnolia
Tongue and groove

Actually, we use the table saw and make sure during layout that we only end up cutting grooves. Two passes through the saw and you are set to go! No, there is no glue used in this process. The...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-25-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 2,287,190
Posted By Magnolia
Pretty proud of this one

Hey all,

Been a while since I posted here and the last one was a tile job. I was looking and saw some neat laminate floor work. Thought I would post this one we finished couple weeks ago. Red oak...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,096
Posted By Magnolia
Kerdi on concrete floor?

Hey guys,

I am building shower in a basement and need to know if I should use kerdi like normal shower or can I skip the floor. Thanks!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-18-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,994
Posted By Magnolia
Anyone have a picture of the 3 tile modified...

Anyone have a picture of the 3 tile modified hopscotch pattern? I would like to see that. Thanks!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-18-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,994
Posted By Magnolia
That's right, Brian. Doeas anyone know of a...

That's right, Brian. Doeas anyone know of a pattern that uses 3 square sizes? I saw 1 in the store but I didn't like how the 18" tile created a path look across the floor.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-18-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,994
Posted By Magnolia
Estimating 2 size tile

Ok, so I don't know what you call it but I want to use 2 sizes of tile to do staggered pattern in my own house and I haven't done that yet. My question is...

If I am using 13 and 20" tile how do I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,187
Posted By Magnolia
Update

Well, I'm going to meet with my lawyer this week. I am glad we didn't have a contract for the work. At last I can get out of that if I need to. I'm guessing he willl pay since he doesn't want to pay...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,187
Posted By Magnolia
Ok Ok

Ok Ok, I'm seriously thinking about the lawyer route. His using one is what got me here; maybe mine can do the same. I'll keep posting as time goes on. We'll call it a story and maybe if he pays I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-15-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,187
Posted By Magnolia
Angry Here's my plan.....

Well guys, thanks for all the responses and advice. I will try to respond here.

bc, I know its not alot of interest. The loan was only 70k but the agreement was no interest. Thats why I did all of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-14-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,187
Posted By Magnolia
Angry Help, My in-laws screwed me!

Here is a story for you guys to chuckle over. I recently divorced my wife of only 4 years while in the middle of a remodel project for her parents. I already remodeled the rest of his 1100 sf....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By Magnolia
Yes, I have some spots where the grout dropped...

Yes, I have some spots where the grout dropped onto a new sidewalk.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-13-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By Magnolia
Unhappy Spectralock on concrete! Uh OH !!!!

OK my first time using spectralock and used it in first outdoor project. Now I have grout that I thought I could scrape off the concret sidewalk that doesn't budge. PLEASE tell me there is a solution...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-12-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 2,287,190
Posted By Magnolia
Wow!!!

Well, this will be my third or fourth post to this thread. Beautiful work guys. I have to pick your brains. I am going to put a floor down in my kitchen dining and hallway. I am looking fo r aunique...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,579
Posted By Magnolia
Cold weather and outdoor tile....

Hey guys,

I live in SW Minnesota and it was 78 degrees here yesterday. I laid some tile on a concrete pad outdoors with laticrete mortar. Next week it's only supposed to be in the 60's for highs....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,376
Posted By Magnolia
Davy, Is epoxy available in the same...

Davy,

Is epoxy available in the same range of colors and is it expensive/new? Thanks all for your responses.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-12-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,376
Posted By Magnolia
New sealer you mix with grout?

Hi guys,

I was on a jobsite yesterday and asked to bid some tile laying. When I was talking to the HO, she told me that the other guy who bid the job uses a sealer that he mixes with the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-01-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Magnolia
Jerry, if you're serious, my email is...

Jerry, if you're serious, my email is kevin@magnoliawoodcreations.com

Todd, Magnolia is in very SW corner of MN. I am 30 miles East of Sioux Falls, SD on I-90. Where is Warba?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-30-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Magnolia
Anybody have a change order?

Do any of you have a good solid change order sheet you use on jobs. :deal: I have been told this is something I should use on a regular basis. Any comments on this topic would be greatly...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-13-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 2,287,190
Posted By Magnolia
Thanks a bunch Richard. Always nice to be...

Thanks a bunch Richard. Always nice to be noticed. Nice work on your part too!

Luis excellent work. Wanna teach me how to mud? :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-11-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 2,287,190
Posted By Magnolia
Thanks

Thanks for the compliments guys!
Yes, that is a better bench in the corner.
I came up with the backsplash design about 5 minutes before I started it. Thank God for customers willing to let you be...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-07-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 2,287,190
Posted By Magnolia
My latest creation

Hey guys,

Yes, I know my work pales in comparison to others on this thread. I just like having my work featured on the same page as some of your marvelous creations! Thanks!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-15-2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,738
Posted By Magnolia
Wow! Thanks again guys. Great discussion. :clap2:

Wow! Thanks again guys. Great discussion. :clap2:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-13-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,738
Posted By Magnolia
Why doesn't my Rubi TS-60 work!?

Hi all,

I just got a Ruby TS-60 from my local tile shop and can't seem to get it to work right. i cannot get it to break along a straight edge. The directions say to only score once and then snap....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-24-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By Magnolia
Thanks Shaughnn, That's kind of the answer I...

Thanks Shaughnn,

That's kind of the answer I expected. I'm going to try a roller first. Wish me luck :tup2:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-23-2006, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By Magnolia
Slate tile grouting..

Hey guys and gals,

I have a backsplash that I need to grout. I have used 6" slate tile and tall bullnose around a 3" border with small pieces. My question is 2 fold

First, should I use...
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