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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By mrgedman
Le Bump?

Le Bump?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By mrgedman
Hey fellas! Thanks very much for all the...

Hey fellas!

Thanks very much for all the ideas and problem solving on this-

Bubba & Peter,

I still maintain that while it is 'moveable', it is not 'uncaulkable'. I really like the silicone...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By mrgedman
I disagree in that the stove is moveable. I...

I disagree in that the stove is moveable. I intend to lightly silicone it to the counter on the sides to prevent the food crusties from getting in there.

Also, I think people tend to install them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,702
Posted By mrgedman
CX, TLDR- you guys know way more about this...

CX,

TLDR- you guys know way more about this than I do. Wood can dry though...

There is indeed such a thing as dry PT lumber- its a practice I do when I can while building decks. I will, if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,702
Posted By mrgedman
I think im missing something here, or its the...

I think im missing something here, or its the carpenter in me... but why bother with bricks? Seems like a lot of work/effort for a curb that can be built with dry PT lumber, or a premade kerdi foam...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By mrgedman
I dont think youre going to get much of an...

I dont think youre going to get much of an endorsement from many of the pros here- they tend to be very ethical with 'most products are similiar in category'. This is a good thing.

I'm far from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By mrgedman
Davy, I was mostly concerned about the lath...

Davy,

I was mostly concerned about the lath not being attached very well, and or having some movement in it without it being covered in mud. I may just be too used to doing concrete work, where...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By mrgedman
Glass slide in stove, backsplash design question- to notch or not to notch?

Hello!

I'm planning our kitchen backsplash. We have one of the newer glass slide in stoves, with a completely flat top. I've done a good amount of backsplashes in the past with more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By mrgedman
Davy- This is excellent advice, and a very...

Davy-

This is excellent advice, and a very helpful tip.

I have not yet done my paper and lath Best to not put lath down yet? Seems like it would be handy to bond the two, but may knock the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By mrgedman
Ya, I don’t think the sticks would be long...

Ya, I don’t think the sticks would be long enough.

Probably would help me move a tad quicker, but not much.

Any tips for doing such a large deck quickly? I have a cement mixer to streamline...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By mrgedman
Davy, Yeah, this makes sense. I didn't...

Davy,

Yeah, this makes sense. I didn't quite think that was what Jeff was getting at, but I'm going a little rapid fire at the moment.

I don't know how splashy it will get over there- I'd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By mrgedman
Smile Thanks Davy! Its really no exaggeration...

Thanks Davy!

Its really no exaggeration saying I could not have done this without your wisdom/advice/support.

The mud fell down on me many times. I felt like crying. I had a single sadness...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By mrgedman
So here is the other job I did a million years...

So here is the other job I did a million years ago, and never posted follow up pics to.

I just took these- the shop shower. Its pretty crusty- I don't know that we ever cleaned it. However, we...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By mrgedman
Here are some final pics. I'm sorry for the...

Here are some final pics.

I'm sorry for the delay. Life's challenges occasionally turns us into no good forum leaches.

FWIW, the whole thing is hold up very well. I checked it out pre...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By mrgedman
Jeff, The curb is required to compensate for...

Jeff,

The curb is required to compensate for the thickness of the mud bed. Adjusting framing for a true curdles walk in would have been very exeensive, and required planning (that I clearly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By mrgedman
Id spend the extra 30 bucks on a premix, and if...

Id spend the extra 30 bucks on a premix, and if in the next few months I found a smaller backsplash to do in my house, I'd use that stuff up. A bathroom splash can be done pretty darn quick.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 599
Posted By mrgedman
I'Im a carpenter, and do a lot of general...

I'Im a carpenter, and do a lot of general remodeling and construction, including a fair amount of tile.

What you have here is not that bad. Were I the tile installer, I would have told you when...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By mrgedman
Very long and narrow shower. Slope issues ensue

Hello everyone! I have designed myself into a pretty stupid corner. :bonk: I'm not quite sure what I was thinking, as I'm familiar with shower pans. Anyhow, you guys have helped me tremendously in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By mrgedman
got the hard wall floated. boy was it hard. in...

got the hard wall floated. boy was it hard. in prepping I checked the walls for flatness horizontally. didn't think about plumb. figured they couldn't be that bad, as brick walls kinda gotta be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By mrgedman
Smile Here are some links on redgard trim painting: ...

Here are some links on redgard trim painting:

10 year old terry love thread (https://terrylove.com/forums/index.php?threads/wooden-frame-in-shower-area-how-to-seal-help.23685/) discusses...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By mrgedman
I did the 36” and had a hard time with lippage. ...

I did the 36” and had a hard time with lippage. The bath is in my shop, and for whatever reason I gave myself about 40 mins to do it. I’m a novice tile setter, a dozen or so simple jobs, but been a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By mrgedman
Davy, Thanks so much:clap2: The boards...

Davy, Thanks so much:clap2:

The boards framing the shower are mostly just so I get a decent edge on the mud. I imagined being brand new to this that I would smear it everywhere and not get a good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By mrgedman
well my hands got some blisters. not so sure I...

well my hands got some blisters. not so sure I made it thick enough, and pretty sure I have some pucker at the bottom. good news is my valve trim kit has a ton of slop/ adjustment to it...

pics...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By mrgedman
I think im going to use Stucco base coat from...

I think im going to use Stucco base coat from quickrete, my stores have it after all. I'll scratch one day and top coat the next day, and ill be sure to wet it some.

Thanks so much! I'll keep...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By mrgedman
I don't think they have the premix at my stores,...

I don't think they have the premix at my stores, but I'll check. would be nice to not have to mix it myself...

i thought I wait a day between scratch and final/brown/second coat?


you...
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