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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,562
Posted By BriGuy
Are they just 90 degree corners (like Nelson's...

Are they just 90 degree corners (like Nelson's second picture)? That's how I installed mine, and I used wet sand paper to hone the cut sides. I started using a wet polisher, but it was really...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By BriGuy
Thank you CX! I will check with my tile shop to...

Thank you CX! I will check with my tile shop to see if they can spare a couple of drops. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By BriGuy
Travertine - glue?

Hi,

I am thinking of using a travertine chair rail piece as part of a niche I am building. I want miter the ends and affix the return to make something that looks like the bottom of this.

Is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,562
Posted By BriGuy
Thank you for the pictures and advice! Your tile...

Thank you for the pictures and advice! Your tile work is fantastic!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,562
Posted By BriGuy
Thank you! I will show this to the boss for...

Thank you! I will show this to the boss for approval. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,562
Posted By BriGuy
Great, thank you!

Great, thank you!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,562
Posted By BriGuy
Travertine outside corner

Hi,

I am going to be installing some 3x6 honed travertine in a subway pattern in a bathroom. I was going to bullnose the outside corner, but then I had a thought to weave the corners, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By BriGuy
Nice job - I love subway tile and hex tile look. ...

Nice job - I love subway tile and hex tile look. It is always in style. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By BriGuy
Faster? I had to google that word..:yeah: ...

Faster? I had to google that word..:yeah:

Thanks for the push though. Out it comes this weekend. I better hurry before the tiles I bought go out of style before I even put them up!

Brian
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By BriGuy
Slowest bathroom project ever....

OK, I'm back. I had to take some time off to play with my new puppy (pic attached of our latest snowmelt hike in the woods :) ), but lately my wife has been dropping hints that she wants me back on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By BriGuy
Thanks Bob. I'll check tonight when I get home. ...

Thanks Bob. I'll check tonight when I get home.

If I don't get bleed-through, my next concern would be the thinset sticking to mastic. Sometimes it is just easier to rip things out, eh? :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By BriGuy
Back to work

OK, I ended up taking the winter off, but I am now back to focusing on this bathroom project.

The bathroom had tile wainscoting up about 48 inches all around. This tile was applied over rocklath...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,623
Posted By BriGuy
I loaned my TM 75 out a few years back, and the...

I loaned my TM 75 out a few years back, and the fence vanished. I'd love to get a replacement before these parts become scarce. Anyone know a good source for this?

Thanks!

Brian
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,156
Posted By BriGuy
Hi, I just bought some travertine from my...

Hi,

I just bought some travertine from my local tile shop. They just got the machine to do the "Q-Sealing" recently. They claim that you can use any cleaner on the trav. Anyway, the sales pitch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,400
Posted By BriGuy
I shimmed up my refrigerator using some 1 1/2...

I shimmed up my refrigerator using some 1 1/2 inch pvc pipe coupling. It fits nicely around the legs and it doesn't look too bad.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-24-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By BriGuy
Thanks Muskymike. Hope you are enjoying your...

Thanks Muskymike. Hope you are enjoying your snow today. :)

My tile finally arrived today, so it looks like I can't put this project off much longer. :tree:

Brian
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By BriGuy
BriGuy's Master Bath Project

Hello fellow tile fans –

I first wanted to give a huge thanks to all the folks here. You helped me through 3 big projects over the last 8 years while I revived our run-down house. With your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2005, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,070
Posted By BriGuy
Hi, I just used that color in Mapei's...

Hi,

I just used that color in Mapei's Ultracolor sanded grout. Against a colored tile, it appears pretty close to white, but you might be able to tell that it was a very light grey against your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2005, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,391
Posted By BriGuy
Hi Rick, I have this Myron Ferguson video -...

Hi Rick,

I have this Myron Ferguson video - it is pretty good:

http://www.taunton.com/store/pages/061026.asp


There are also some companion books.

Brian
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2005, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,401
Posted By BriGuy
Thanks Davy. I will find something else to...

Thanks Davy.

I will find something else to do with the saw dust I've been saving. :)

Brian
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,401
Posted By BriGuy
Grout technique for Vermont Slate

Hi all,

Soon I will begin work on my entry way using Unfading Green slate from Vermont. The tiles are 6 x 12, and I plan to lay in a herringbone pattern. The entryway is on a slab and I will be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-30-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,733
Posted By BriGuy
Let me give another vote for the TM-75. ...

Let me give another vote for the TM-75.

Originally, I bought the Plasplugs (table saw style) at Home Depot. It was the 'nice' one with the metal table. It worked pretty well for my first...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2005, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,091
Posted By BriGuy
Manneb, I installed a Bennissimo countertop...

Manneb,

I installed a Bennissimo countertop for a bath vanity about 1 year ago. I think it looks nice, and it was pretty easy to install. I've had no problems with it so far.

The only thing I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,793
Posted By BriGuy
Hi Jeppy, I'm not a plumber, but my local...

Hi Jeppy,

I'm not a plumber, but my local Home Depot started selling two types of gaskets that are designed to replace the wax ring. They extend down into the waste pipe and may bypass your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,735
Posted By BriGuy
FX, You could check HD again. I just used...

FX,

You could check HD again. I just used some PL urethane caulk I bought there. It was door and window caulk, and my local Home Depot just started selling it. I don't know it it will work for...
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