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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By Lazarus
Spacers work if the tile is consistent in size. ...

Spacers work if the tile is consistent in size. Wedges are helpful of the tiles vary in size. Most tile stores sell them.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By Lazarus
CQ is pretty forgiving. I doubt it has enough...

CQ is pretty forgiving. I doubt it has enough abrasive to scratch your tile...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,247
Posted By Lazarus
I was there in 07 and saw Dave on the forklift. ...

I was there in 07 and saw Dave on the forklift. Classic! (and he later used his Camero as well!) :cheers:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Lazarus
Unless I'm misinformed, Hardiplank is available...

Unless I'm misinformed, Hardiplank is available in several colors. No need to paint.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Lazarus
If you're laying plywood over the joists, why...

If you're laying plywood over the joists, why would you need to remove the black stuff? Maybe I'm missing something here..........:shades:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By Lazarus
Cheryl..... 1) A good quality mastic should...

Cheryl.....

1) A good quality mastic should be just fine.
2)I like the CQ and use it extensively....just be sure to follow the directions.
3)If the tile is glazed, no need to seal, If it's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,324
Posted By Lazarus
Sal has some of the best videos out there. You...

Sal has some of the best videos out there. You can pretty much take his advice to the bank.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,473
Posted By Lazarus
On the "hex" tiles for the ceiling...one trick is...

On the "hex" tiles for the ceiling...one trick is to get a 12" square of clear plastic and glue on some kind of handle...like a piece of broomstick in the middle. Put up your adhesive on the ceiling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,841
Posted By Lazarus
The clock starts when you mix in the water. ...

The clock starts when you mix in the water.

A little thinset helps bond to the mud...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-12-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By Lazarus
Have a great one, Dave! :tup2:

Have a great one, Dave! :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Lazarus
I have used boiled linseed oil and it might...

I have used boiled linseed oil and it might possibly bring back the color. You could try it out in an inconspicuous area.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Lazarus
If the tile comes off reasonably clean without...

If the tile comes off reasonably clean without doing more damage than can be repaired with some flat trowling of thinset, go for it. If it's truly a mess, just replace the board, tile it and sin no...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-10-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Lazarus
I certainly hope he makes some bucks from his...

I certainly hope he makes some bucks from his videos. Nothing out of my pocket and they are well produced....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,841
Posted By Lazarus
According to the picture, that should be the pre...

According to the picture, that should be the pre slope. Of course, the drain needs to be raised to account for the final slope and the tile/thinset.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,841
Posted By Lazarus
Forgot this wasn't a slab. Thinset over wood...

Forgot this wasn't a slab. Thinset over wood isn't the best idea. You could certainly thinset and screw down a 1/4" piece of cement board as a "footprint" and set the curb directly to that...You...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,841
Posted By Lazarus
Use a good thinset to bond the curb to each other...

Use a good thinset to bond the curb to each other and the floor and check to make sure it has a slight inward tilt.
Forum: The Mud Box 02-07-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 313,820
Posted By Lazarus
Laura Nyro

A truly seminal artist and pianist that passed all too young. Saw her at a concert at Loyola University Fieldhouse in the 60's. Still amazing.

Laura Nyro.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,841
Posted By Lazarus
That's thinset. We sometimes refer to it as...

That's thinset. We sometimes refer to it as "pookey."
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,221
Posted By Lazarus
Looks quite good, Ali. Is that the blade with...

Looks quite good, Ali. Is that the blade with some "cross-hatching" on the sides?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-31-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21,615
Views: 4,078,779
Posted By Lazarus
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Lazarus
I just keep the brush floating in my water bucket...

I just keep the brush floating in my water bucket with the sponge. When I go to clean out a grout line, just knock off excess water on the rim of the bucket, clean the line and swish it around in...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-30-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By Lazarus
Dave...absolutely correct! My reference was to...

Dave...absolutely correct! My reference was to the video in post #2...:talk:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-29-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By Lazarus
Another Starr Tile Original!

Sure, he shows that a leak test is OK....but insists that a pre slope is unnecessary. What a moron. It flies in the face of all code construction, but I guess he knows best! (nice video,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Lazarus
John. Just seems to me that you are a tad anal...

John. Just seems to me that you are a tad anal about cleaning as you go. I clean at the end of the day and have done so for many years. Don't stress too much about the minutiae. Where you set the...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-29-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,818
Posted By Lazarus
John, I think it's more cultural than...

John, I think it's more cultural than political.....:dance:
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