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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Don. :wave: This isn't...

Welcome to the forum, Don. :wave:

This isn't like going to the Chevy dealer to try finding something close. The manufacturer's name doesn't mean much (but if someone knows, they will surely...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, John. There are all sorts of tool...

Hi, John.

There are all sorts of tool reviews for stuff. And some people seem to only pay attention to the ratings. But I have found that they are only so helpful. Buying tools for yourself is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Okay, seems like this is going to be fixable...

Okay, seems like this is going to be fixable without a ton of effort. But let's get some stuff out of the way so I don't mis-lead you in any way.

1) Looks like RedGard has been applied to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Joe. Everything is fixable. But we need...

Hi, Joe.

Everything is fixable. But we need more info. Could you post a picture or two of what youíve got there?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,445
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
It depends in multiple variables. For starters,...

It depends in multiple variables. For starters, how much of a span is the plywood bridging? What kind of tile are you using? Do you have a drawing oF the cabinet configuration or a picture you could...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Trav! :wave: The short...

Welcome to the forum, Trav! :wave:

The short answer is yes.

But do tell us more details on what you got there: size...if the floor is exposed to direct sunlight...what you’ve got for a floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You are describing a method suggested by...

You are describing a method suggested by Laticrete to keep the color consistent when mixing partial batches. But your question make me ask in return: just how long are you talking about?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
With a running bond pattern, you are almost...

With a running bond pattern, you are almost always going to have less than half a tile on every other course. Thatís why I said itís the nature of the pattern. Itís almost impossible to avoid small...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
With a running bond pattern, it's fairly likely...

With a running bond pattern, it's fairly likely to end up with some smaller pieces. It's just the nature of the pattern. But the grout lines aren't going to stand out in this case. The tile is what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Deejam! :wave: One of...

Welcome to the forum, Deejam! :wave:

One of the more important rules of design is: Do what looks good. If you rig up a mock up of each on the wall, it might speak to you enough to make the choice....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I agree that compression isnt an issue. But...

I agree that compression isnt an issue. But safety is.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Don't forget Mike, that we are the friendliest...

Don't forget Mike, that we are the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet. Says so at the top of the page, eh? :) We like to encourage growth and learning and success. I say, "Go for it!"

Depends...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-16-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Bummer! :( Eddie Money on Friday. Now Ric. Lotta...

Bummer! :( Eddie Money on Friday. Now Ric. Lotta good music there.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
.......In case you thought I was kidding about...

.......In case you thought I was kidding about The Caped Caulking (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/member.php?u=4921)Crusader.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If that's the case and you're holding the bag for...

If that's the case and you're holding the bag for this modification, time for me to cover different advice.

I might suggest a turbo style diamond cup wheel instead of an ordinary cutting disc....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I wouldn’t worry about stopping the pattern at...

I wouldn’t worry about stopping the pattern at exactly 30”, but run it outside however many inches your chosen pattern dictacts. So, run it 2, 4, 7, or however many inches outside the tub. There’s...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
The joints are typically joined with something...

The joints are typically joined with something like Akemi epoxy. To separate, most installers will lay heat tape over the joint until it’s at a high enough temperature that the Akemi softens and the...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade 09-13-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,925
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Boy, time has a way of moving quick. 10 months of...

Boy, time has a way of moving quick. 10 months of life has whizzed past since I first posted this for sale. It's easy for me to forget about stuff like this when it's tucked away in the corner. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You gotta be motivated if you wanna follow...

You gotta be motivated if you wanna follow through on removing a tile like this.

If you used a punch to break the tile up, you'll be able to remove it. Use proper personal protection to keep...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Very cool. :tup2:

Very cool. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Oh, yes, I know it's already grouted. I said,...

Oh, yes, I know it's already grouted. I said, "Hopefully, that's not the case" because it's almost aways something you can't recover from without having to go through the pain of physically tearing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I mean that Kerdi isnít designed or rated to be...

I mean that Kerdi isnít designed or rated to be installed over a concrete slab on the floor.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Have all these other floors that have lasted so...

Have all these other floors that have lasted so long been subjected to the machine vibrations of a washing machine?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
After a quick Google search, the field tile...

After a quick Google search, the field tile appears to be polished porcelain.

Call Bostick's technical department. They'll probably guide you over to their own Blaze Urethane Grout Haze Cleaner...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
To clarify... You haven't seen any patterns...

To clarify...
You haven't seen any patterns that would work with marble tiles? Or you haven't seen any patterns that would work with a tub surround and tiling half-way up the walls of the rest of...
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