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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-20-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By befuddledmeddler
CX In my previous post I hoped you could...

CX

In my previous post I hoped you could clarify your comments on a similar project. The link below is the original thread for context.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Post updated for formatting. The quote was...

Post updated for formatting. The quote was attributed to you in a previous post linked above.

I appreciate the feedback on tile orientation.

Getting into this I was really counting on the new...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Picture clarifying tile direction, area, and...

Picture clarifying tile direction, area, and mating edges
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By befuddledmeddler
CX While learning more about this project, I...

CX

While learning more about this project, I came across this from 2020.

https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=129806&page=2

It seems a better option would be for me to raise...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Filling in sunken living room / re-tiling house

Hi Everyone!

Im looking for advice on my current project. We have to replace our cast iron plumbing and decided to make some changes to the house at the same time. We plan to fill in the sunken...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Thank you for all your help. Ill explore my...

Thank you for all your help. Ill explore my options.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Great. I hope that helps. It's all dry. Almost 10...

Great. I hope that helps. It's all dry. Almost 10 feet of excitement to look forward to and this is round 2. The first time it wasn't dry but I was unaware of the alcohol.

As someone in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Interesting. Thank you. I hadn't heard the...

Interesting. Thank you. I hadn't heard the suggestion for denatured alcohol.

Would it help in cleaning up? I'm having a hell of a time getting it out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Finishing help: Gap between tub and tile.

I am at a loss as to how I should finish my tub install. What appeared to be a small gap with I tiled turned out bigger than expected. What I am left with is a 3/8" to 1/2" gap between the bottom row...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Yeah. Unfortunately, it seemed a reasonable gap...

Yeah. Unfortunately, it seemed a reasonable gap to start but is a bit larger than I'd like. But its what I have to deal with. I used an improve tool to smooth. all went well but I believe I just took...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Quick Advice Please! Messed up my caulking

Need advice on how to go forward.

Should I remove caulking while it is still drying or wait for it to dry before attempting to remove?

Im caulking the joint between the tub and tile. The joint...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,204
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Thank you CX. Do you think I can use...

Thank you CX.

Do you think I can use quikrete or even some mortor mixed with rock chunks OR is there something I should be using?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,204
Posted By befuddledmeddler
I had to chip away more slap in order to replace...

I had to chip away more slap in order to replace my p-trap and was wondering if I needed to fill in the area before setting the tub. Attached is what Im working with. The thin piece of wood on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,204
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Thank you Davy. Suppose that's what I needed...

Thank you Davy.

Suppose that's what I needed to hear.. Unfortunately not what I was hoping for. I really wanted to get the drain set before getting the tub but I suppose that wont be happening.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,204
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Tub Drain Help

Hello again. 2 years after finishing my master bath with the help of this forum Im back to tackle my guest bath...

Im having a bit of trouble preparing my drain before setting my tub. I plan to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Using thinset. The cardboard has been a...

Using thinset. The cardboard has been a lifesaver. Not only while building the seat but especially while taping the walls.

Good luck with your seat. If I had to say anything about the process Id...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Tape and mud it is. Barely sends the bubble to...

Tape and mud it is. Barely sends the bubble to the wall on the level sloping down in all areas. Level across the seat.

Was hoping to waterproof today but should probably give the mud 24 hours...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
I built my monument seat the other day. That was...

I built my monument seat the other day. That was a bit of fun and came out pretty awesome..

- Should I tape and mud the joints around the seat?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
That's what I was hoping to hear... : D ...

That's what I was hoping to hear... : D

Anything special? Or just drive the screw into the cbu? Maybe predrill and fill with silicone before screwing in? Or use something like those bits you push...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Perfect.. Seat first it is.. Paul's keen eye...

Perfect.. Seat first it is..

Paul's keen eye has discovered an oversight of mine. In trying to fit the cement board over the pipes perfectly I did not attach the black bracket that has the screw...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Brilliant. Thank you much. Finished taping...

Brilliant. Thank you much.

Finished taping my walls today. Feels wonderful making progress again after my delay with the curb.

Next up is Aquadefense (AD) followed by a monument seat....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Called Mapei. Stated Aquadefense will not...

Called Mapei.

Stated Aquadefense will not bind to silicone. Consequently I cannot seal the walls then fill gap with silicone as it will not bind to sealed wall. Their comment was to thinset the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Bump

Bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
I'm using mapei aquadefense. Manufacurer...

I'm using mapei aquadefense. Manufacurer instructions stated to fill with suitable/appropriate filler. Wonderfully vague. Gaps around pipe/knob penetrations are less than 1/4". So I imagine fill with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,836
Posted By befuddledmeddler
Unhappy I must again thank you for the vote of...

I must again thank you for the vote of confidence. I gave it one last go going a bit thinner again and ended with a beautiful curb. Yet to see it since I set it yesterday so fingers crossed it hasn't...
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