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Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 451,313
Posted By Lazarus
One of These Days....

I'm going to cut you into little pieces....

https://youtu.be/218_-Lze8N0

Great Gig In The sky. From the same concert. Claire Torry did the vocals and only got a couple of hundred bucks for...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-30-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Lazarus
Here's Why You Don't Need A Gun...

Are you thinking about buying a gun? Ew. What's wrong with you? Gross! Just... ew. Guns are very problematic, and so are the people who use them. You don't need one. Here's why.

#1) You can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,316
Posted By Lazarus
Many times, with an unlevel riser, you can use a...

Many times, with an unlevel riser, you can use a wedge to bring it level. This must happen or something else to do it. You might have to dig down in the concrete to rectify it. If it's not plumb...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Lazarus
Doug. Any sliding table wet saw is capable of...

Doug. Any sliding table wet saw is capable of this. Having said that, if the table isn't long enough, you only need to set the tile over the end and run the tile thru it. As you get to the end,...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-18-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 451,313
Posted By Lazarus
Amazing Artist.....

Some might not be familiar with Isaac Guillory. He played with "The Cryin' Shames" in the 70's or so. One of the finest acoustic artists I've ever seen and passed away about ten years ago.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Lazarus
I agree with Jim. The "flood Test" is the most...

I agree with Jim. The "flood Test" is the most severe situation your shower will ever see due to the weight of the water in the pan...which will never happen under normal use. "Creeping" of 5/8" is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By Lazarus
Dani...yes, the copper pipe can be cut and the...

Dani...yes, the copper pipe can be cut and the mixing valve positioned higher to your liking. It is not beyond the capabilities of a DIY'er but if you are not comfortable with that, it shouldn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By Lazarus
Yep, one to four for the redgard. I stand...

Yep, one to four for the redgard. I stand corrected....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By Lazarus
Dani...Redgard is fine for what you are doing. I...

Dani...Redgard is fine for what you are doing. I generally dilute it one to one with water for the primer. Let dry and then roll on a coat in one direction, let dry and then another coat in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
Posted By Lazarus
Typically, thinset.....

Typically, thinset.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
Posted By Lazarus
Properly waterproofed, there should be no real...

Properly waterproofed, there should be no real functional difference. Dealer's choice here. Personally, I think it looks "cleaner" to install the curb first and cut the tile around it...but that's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Lazarus
Below the tumbled marble, certainly looks like...

Below the tumbled marble, certainly looks like grout. It's put in pretty often but it's not right. Should be dug out and a silicone caulk installed...:sick:
Forum: The Mud Box 11-03-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 451,313
Posted By Lazarus
"I'm Your Man..."

While living in Washington, D.C. I spent some time at the Cellar Door...which was a famous venue there. It was just up the street from the tall stairway that was used in the Exorcist movie.

The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Lazarus
The "backerboard" (cement board?) can go directly...

The "backerboard" (cement board?) can go directly on the studs. Only reason for greenboard, or drywall behind it would be for any necessary spacing out from the wall. Aside that, leave it out.
...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-30-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Lazarus
:scratch:

:scratch:
Forum: The Mud Box 10-29-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Lazarus
Pretty Good Deal....

I see now how there is "consideration" about giving anyone that illegally crossed the border to receive $450,000 for their pain & suffering.

Think I'll quit the tile "Bizness," learn to "Habla,"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Lazarus
Correct....

Correct....
Forum: The Mud Box 10-27-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By Lazarus
Another Great Passes...

Mort Sahl....anyone remember? https://deadline.com/2021/10/mort-sahl-dies-groundbreaking-contrarian-comedian-was-96-1234863016/#comments
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Lazarus
Eighth inch spacing is probably good for this. ...

Eighth inch spacing is probably good for this. Personally, I would not seal this prior to setting. Put the tile up and use a "Grout Release" on the backsplash. After grouting, sponge the release...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,327
Posted By Lazarus
Plane old drywall works just great for a Kerdi...

Plane old drywall works just great for a Kerdi base.....As an "Adjunct," I have become a big fan of Triden Board. I generally get it from Dal Tile...but they have been out recently due...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By Lazarus
I generally use about half a bag at a time if I'm...

I generally use about half a bag at a time if I'm tiling relatively "open" areas. Just don't mix it too stiff and mix, let slake and re-mix. If too stiff, this is the time to add a smidge more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By Lazarus
As evidenced by your pictures, it's pretty...

As evidenced by your pictures, it's pretty obvious that there was no adhesion to the back of the slate and, as you said, the Versabond probably was skimming over before he set them. If the one's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Lazarus
Many tile mechanics far prefer to do the prep and...

Many tile mechanics far prefer to do the prep and set their own walls. If you have a good tile person, I would get their advice first. Tell them what you propose (they may be fine with that) and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-23-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Lazarus
That was pretty much what I had in mind...:tup2: ...

That was pretty much what I had in mind...:tup2:

Although I had not thought of a divot drain. I thought to use a Kerdi drain and run the mud at the flange (3/4" or so) up to the walls and to the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-23-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Lazarus
Inclined to agree with you. Called to give...

Inclined to agree with you.

Called to give him some free advice on how & why a one inch curb wouldn't work on a flat slab. He got huffy with me because he happened to be at work.... Fine, make...
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