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Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Thats great news, Joe! Super happy for you guys....

Thats great news, Joe! Super happy for you guys. :tup2:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Longtime fan of the show, as well. But...

Longtime fan of the show, as well.

But yeah, not everything you see on TV is true. The internet, on the other hand... :D
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8,539
Views: 1,234,653
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THAT WHOPPER!!! :eek:...

LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THAT WHOPPER!!!

:eek: :eek: :eek:





You get into a bar fight, that thing would be handy to have on hand for swinging! :nod: :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
There’s much to consider on this topic. For...

There’s much to consider on this topic. For starters, there are two types of deflection to consider: along-the-joists and between-the-joists.

For joist deflection, this refers to the amount that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Glad you’re still visiting the site after all...

Glad you’re still visiting the site after all these years, Steve. :wave:

I agree with Ryan. But would like to ask if all your wall studs are relatively tight up against the pan?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-16-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You should have close to zero chips with a good...

You should have close to zero chips with a good blade on a wetsaw.

But the way you worded your last post has me wondering if you're using a wetsaw outfitted with a diamond blade...or something...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-16-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
...yeah.....and exactly a reason that the...

...yeah.....and exactly a reason that the technical bulletin would come in handy. :nod:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,874
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Ah.....forward progress, again. That's gotta feel...

Ah.....forward progress, again. That's gotta feel good. :nod:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-15-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Using a grinder that's meant to be dry in a wet...

Using a grinder that's meant to be dry in a wet situation like you're doing with the garden hose is prone to getting you shocked. If you add a GFCI, it'll keep you from getting shocked for more than...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-15-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8,539
Views: 1,234,653
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Local water ski team doing their weekly show....

Local water ski team doing their weekly show. :tup2:

A little barefooting...
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A little jumping...
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You can get a basic cheap cementitious grout, a...

You can get a basic cheap cementitious grout, a more expensive cementitious grout, an epoxy grout, and single component grout from each brand. So, your question of one brand being better or worse...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes, do exactly that. :nod: You might wanna...

Yes, do exactly that. :nod:

You might wanna also print up this technical bulletin (https://www.custombuildingproducts.com/media/686976/tb34_grout_shading.pdf) that Custom Building Products has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yep...Wisconsinite for “finishing”. :tup2:

Yep...Wisconsinite for “finishing”. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
For a single 2x4 tile, Id grout right away....

For a single 2x4 tile, Id grout right away. But realize that many grouts will not dry to a uniform color if they dry unevenly. And theres a certain amount of moisture from the thinset that could...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Not only what they said, but the unevenly shaped...

Not only what they said, but the unevenly shaped joints are a clear case of not finding shiny the joints properly.

In the circumstances you describe, I would withhold money from the remaining...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Davy means a high dollar (~$50/bag) mortar like...

Davy means a high dollar (~$50/bag) mortar like Laticrete 254, or Tec’s Superflex.

About the laminate...can you pick at the corner a bit to see how well (or not) it’s adhered? All the laminate...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Camille. :wave: When...

Welcome to the forum, Camille. :wave:

When you say "tiled over formica", that could mean adhering tile to a layer of laminate that's covering the wall or it could mean tiling physically above a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Definitely pull a few tiles back off the floor as...

Definitely pull a few tiles back off the floor as you install. If you had done that to the tile you pictured, youd have seen a lack of mortar transfer to the tile and would have caught the problem...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-13-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Whose got a hack for making tiling easier...

On/off pedal switch for the tilesaw.

Back when I made this, all the commercially available pedal switches were too light duty for my 20 amp wetsaw. So I made this with a heavy duty switch from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,828
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
That's good. :tup2: But you probably don't...

That's good. :tup2:

But you probably don't wanna Google or ask about the loose tile 'cause you're gonna see that tile doesn't just come loose for no reason. There's almost always something bigger...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,972
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Must be #7...

Must be #7 (http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=1500793&postcount=7)?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,972
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Jon. There are a few pros that...

Hi, Jon.

There are a few pros that routinely cut the niche out from the foam backer “on the fly” to make it exactly the right height (and width). Go for it.

:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-13-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
An enhancing sealer will darken and enrich the...

An enhancing sealer will darken and enrich the color of the stone (and grout). It would be fairly durable. But will not impart a glossy sheen.

A topical coating will do the same. But because it’s...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
How many hours elapsed between laying the last...

How many hours elapsed between laying the last tile and pulling spacers of those little floor tiles?

With no mortar transfer to the tile, I agree that either the mortar was too mixed too dry, the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-12-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
HI, Jeff. What is the application? Its...

HI, Jeff.

What is the application? Its important to know what kind of traffic the floor will see and if its a wet or dry location.

:)
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