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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By smifwal
If I am understanding correctly you are talking...

If I am understanding correctly you are talking about the grout lines themselves and not what looks like a haze (that is what it will look like if you don't clean all the grout off the tiles)since...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-11-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 1,330,583
Posted By smifwal
My dad was a ready mix driver and he would always...

My dad was a ready mix driver and he would always tell me I got money in this building or that one. He would throw pennies of the year that they were pouring in the mix as it was coming out of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By smifwal
On those bricks that protrud you could put some...

On those bricks that protrud you could put some relief cuts deep enough to make it flush with the rest of the bricks and then knock the pieces off with a chisel. Then skim everything with thinset.
Forum: The Mud Box 07-03-2019, 07:37 AM
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Views: 1,330,583
Posted By smifwal
On a hunt for a pot of gold and a leprechaun

On a hunt for a pot of gold and a leprechaun
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-13-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,151
Posted By smifwal
this house set up was so old school. Back deck 14...

this house set up was so old school. Back deck 14 stairs, front deck 12, in through the garage 6 a landing and 7 more and once you were in the house, the master was the furthest away from any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By smifwal
This is best blade I have found for the grinder,...

This is best blade I have found for the grinder, the other is awesome for toilet flanges and shower valves I have the silver and gold one. The finger is from another metal cutting blade on a grinder
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 16,153
Posted By smifwal
Not sure about kerdi but I use hot glue all the...

Not sure about kerdi but I use hot glue all the time on USG shower membrane. I tested it on a a scrap piece to see if it would melt the part under the fleece. I got a pretty gnarly glue gun and it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By smifwal
Here is another skip to the end for the "Better...

Here is another skip to the end for the "Better way

https://youtu.be/f0KkcorhcPM
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By smifwal
Can we get a picture from below of the main...

Can we get a picture from below of the main stack, you may be able to reconfigure it to get that vent in to the stud bay out of your shower.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-30-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,673
Views: 1,491,170
Posted By smifwal
Joe, that's custom man. People pay extra for that

Joe, that's custom man. People pay extra for that
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By smifwal
Depth will depend on the frost line in your area....

Depth will depend on the frost line in your area. How big is the shed?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,422
Posted By smifwal
My uncle says things can go terribly wrong with a...

My uncle says things can go terribly wrong with a belt sander 😯. How about a brand spanking new retractable razor blade. Maybe you can filet it. Those things a dirt cheap and if it doesn't work you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,422
Posted By smifwal
I am not 100% sure about the melting. I have used...

I am not 100% sure about the melting. I have used the belt sander on some foam niches and it worked great. I am using foam on the shower I am working on now but the belt sander is at my flip house. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,422
Posted By smifwal
You got a belt sander in that closet of yours?

You got a belt sander in that closet of yours?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 784
Posted By smifwal
I think what you are asking is what CX was...

I think what you are asking is what CX was saying to do in post #9. pokey and then screw it down. You are tiling the edge right? you are going to be in the same predicament shortly unless someone...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-20-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 784
Posted By smifwal
Use a grinder to make your cuts, no fuss no muss...

Use a grinder to make your cuts, no fuss no muss but you will get dust so cut outside
Forum: The Mud Box 05-19-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By smifwal
at least they could have done was shape it and...

at least they could have done was shape it and smooth it out. Hacks!!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-17-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By smifwal
I got a pair of those, though I never thought to...

I got a pair of those, though I never thought to try it on a mosaic. I will give it a go and let you know how it turns out. I have this for cutting glass mosaics they work pretty good. I used them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By smifwal
I think what ya got there looks fine slide that...

I think what ya got there looks fine slide that one that fits in the doorway and dry lay some behind it towards the toilet and see what you got there.. the goal is a full tile at the door and cuts...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By smifwal
I have a Bosch VAC140A 14-Gallon Dust Extractor...

I have a Bosch VAC140A 14-Gallon Dust Extractor with Auto Filter Clean. The auto clean was annoying when first got it but like with any thing you get use to it and it is a handy feature. I added a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By smifwal
I would have to respectfully disagree with ya...

I would have to respectfully disagree with ya Jeff. I measure every time I mix, whether it be thinset, grout, deck mud, ect. I use Ardex mostly and some Mapei from time to time and I have always had...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,425
Posted By smifwal
I like to measure I feel like I get a longer pot...

I like to measure I feel like I get a longer pot life than if I eye ball it. Get a couple of paint measuring buckets from Home Depot, dump your bag in there and then divide that volume in to parts...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 806
Posted By smifwal
Thanks John, I just got off the phone with my USG...

Thanks John, I just got off the phone with my USG Rep he said the same. And that includes trays, shower membrane,foam panels and anything shower waterproofing related except for their liquid...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 806
Posted By smifwal
really? I knew they got bought out but I have not...

really? I knew they got bought out but I have not heard anything about how that will effect product lines and such
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 806
Posted By smifwal
USG will make you a custom shower tray delivered...

USG will make you a custom shower tray delivered to your door in about 5 days.

http://www.durockshowersystem.com/en/products/custom-shower-tray.html
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