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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2005, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,173
Posted By W.Malouf
Thanks!

Thanks John,

I just needed someone to confirm that for me!
-William
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2005, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,173
Posted By W.Malouf
Setting 1/4 Round Against Ceramic Tile?

Hello,

I am nearing completion on my "retro" kitchen (I will soon post photos on that thread) and I have an adhesion question.

On the rear edge of my porcelain sink, I will be setting the 1/4...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2004, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Final Stretch!

I have re-engineered this project one more time using a combination of Shaughnn's suggestions, John's and my original idea.

I moved that 1X apron down flush with the cabinet frame (horizontal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Meanwhile, I'm still thinkin.....

I have been called worse than "mud man".

I was never able to find any metal strip that would fit these caps. Do you think that Thinset and the apron will be OK?
Thanks,
-WM
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2004, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Mud Man?

Well,

The girlfriend is dead set against the slope, and after taking this long to put the counter in, I'm not arguing.

What would the difference be between mud and wonderboard at this point?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2004, 12:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Here Goes...

I have thrown in the towel and decided to go ahead with this on my own.

I installed the 1X2 apron on the face of the cabinet high enough to catch the center of the Box Cap. After I set the Caps, I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2004, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Thank You!

AHHHHH

At last, the answer to my quest!

Thanks SO much for filling me in. That makes so much sense.

Now, you KNOW that I am going to make those counters slope! LOL

Thanks again,
-WM...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2004, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,823
Posted By W.Malouf
The idea was to bring the entire surface flush...

The idea was to bring the entire surface flush with the lip of the old sink. Then the 1/2" would sit in the right position for the quarter round, and the old style box caps could sit on the 1/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2004, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Scooter, Thanks for giving it a stab. I...

Scooter,

Thanks for giving it a stab.
I guess that it's hard to relay what I am talking about, so I drew (very poorly) a diagram of how I think that these may work.
The old installations that I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2004, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,823
Posted By W.Malouf
1/2" Wonderboard over 1/4" Hardibacker?

Hello again,

RE: Kitchen Countertop
My contractor buddy suggested that I could install 1/4" Hardibacker directly to the new plywood on the countertop to bring the surface flush with the edge of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2004, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Box Caps

OK,

It took longer than expected, but the Box Caps have arrived!

I have been doing what I can while waiting (installed 3/4" plywood & set Sink).

It appears that the groove in the bottom of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2004, 12:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
John, Thanks for replying. What do you...

John,

Thanks for replying.

What do you think the caps are in this photo, and what is the 1x wood trim for that runs under the cap?
-WM

UPDATE!
I just talked to an old friend of mine who...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2004, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
What is the difference between V-Cap and A8262...

What is the difference between V-Cap and A8262 (6")?

In the beginning of this thread, I was looking for a "flat" V-cap with no success...

-WM
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Good News!

I called Mission Tile West, and was assured that I had ordered what I wanted (the profile is a 'C' with 1" legs).

Here is a photo of what I want to do (only new and clean!)

Thanks,
-WM
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Scooter, I read and re-read your post and...

Scooter,

I read and re-read your post and now I think that the "box-cap" that John described, and the one that you are talking about may be different (this also means that I may have ordered the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2004, 03:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
How To Install Box Caps?

OK,

I have been educated on the old style kitchen counter caps, lead to a good source for the same, now...how are they installed?

I have been looking at LOTS of photos of 1920s tile counters,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2004, 03:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Scooter, I tiled my bathroom myself 13 years...

Scooter,

I tiled my bathroom myself 13 years ago, and it looks ok. I was just thinking that for a job as conspicuous as my kitchen, a pro might have some "tricks of the trade" that would give more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2004, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Thanks Scooter!

Scooter,

I called Mission Tile West and they not only had a "Revival Line" that included my black Box Caps, but they were very friendly and helpful.

As it turned out, the special order Box caps...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-29-2004, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By W.Malouf
Can Plaster Be Removed from Old Tiles?

Hello All,

A couple of years ago my friend was dismantling a great old bathroom in Hancock Park (large estates) and he called to see if I wanted to try and salvage some of the fixtures and tiles....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2004, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Thanks For The Leads!

BTW,

I am looking for an experienced tile person in the Los Angeles area that is sensitive to accurate restorations.

Scooter, I sent you a message last night. Are you available?
Thanks,
-WM
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2004, 01:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,183
Posted By W.Malouf
Vintage Style "Box" Cap Needed

Hello,

I have spent many hours reading through the knowledgeable posts on this forum and I am sure that one (or more) of you can help me.

I am tiling my 1924 Bungalow kitchen counter/backsplash...
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