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Forum: The Mud Box 01-17-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
A couple of nice ones out of the Bow River here...

A couple of nice ones out of the Bow River here in Calgary.
One Brown and a little rainbow.

http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h313/Dave_n_Heather/Misc%20Pics/pic-1080.jpg...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-04-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,857
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
I've used Ishii cutters for a long time. what I...

I've used Ishii cutters for a long time. what I found after years of use is the "bars" become soft and when one flexes more than the other, your wheel will wander side to side giving your cut a bow...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-04-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,857
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Thats what I was trying to say, Tom, about the...

Thats what I was trying to say, Tom, about the score...snap snap snap snap lol....can snap anywhere along it.

Now as for that diagonal guage..another trick that will blow your mind with it, I just...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-03-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,857
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
LOL....funny reading this thread. It's like...

LOL....funny reading this thread. It's like asking a hockey player whats the best hockey stick out there.

My .02 cents: SIGMA SIGMA and then another good one, SIGMA!!!

If you understand how...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-29-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,171
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
LOL....was reading the same thread in a car forum...

LOL....was reading the same thread in a car forum (mostly youngin's) and its page after page of "this nightclub, that rave, this huge party"...

As for us...quiet evening at home with sister and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-27-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,667
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Yup Davy and CX FTW (for the win). SLC at that...

Yup Davy and CX FTW (for the win). SLC at that thickiness??? :eek: I pay $30 a bag for it, and at 3/4" thick that would cover only about 10 sq ft.

Sand n cement dry pack...quick, easy and cheap!
Forum: The Mud Box 12-27-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,582
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Yeah the oldies were very good. timeless. Bob...

Yeah the oldies were very good. timeless. Bob Newhart was awesome. Driving instructor and Tobacco left me in tears. Cosby's real early stuff was good too. His album "Why is there air...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-27-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,279
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Very interesting thread. Duneslider, that was a...

Very interesting thread. Duneslider, that was a good post. I read that with keen interest.

Im 44 now and have been setting tile for 26 yrs. I work for myself and my son works full time for me. ...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-23-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,582
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Yeah I like Dane Cook too. His language doesn't...

Yeah I like Dane Cook too. His language doesn't offend me at all. But it is amazing to have a comedian like Brian and never a foul word or joke in his routine.
I actually see a lot of Jim Carry...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-23-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,582
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
My favorite comedian

I first ran across this guy 10 years ago. I've never him live, but I'd go in a heartbeat if he toured up this way:

Brian Reagan (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUU9CqrtFiU&feature=related) check...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-20-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 428,815
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
lol...I'm sure he would...considering they were...

lol...I'm sure he would...considering they were teamates for almost 10 years.
Forum: The Mud Box 12-19-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 428,815
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Opie..whadya mean? I love that mastic. Went...

Opie..whadya mean? I love that mastic. Went thru a crap load for the steam shower...it really eats it up using the 1/2" notch and building up... ;)

nah...lol...here's a picture of the shower in...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-19-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 428,815
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
I love looking at pics. So I'm pulling out the...

I love looking at pics. So I'm pulling out the "family wallet pics"

Me, the very rare time I'm not wearing my Carharts:
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-29-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,575
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
I'm one of those guys, where, if I have lots of...

I'm one of those guys, where, if I have lots of them...then I waste 'em big time. I've never "bought" a bucket..ever. But I only keep two or three on hand at any one time. The glue buckets make...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,499
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Another thread with pictures. post # 2...

Another thread with pictures. post # 2 (http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=22593&highlight=ceiling)

Another view. post # 10...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-10-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,399
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
I actually had a drywaller say to me one time...

I actually had a drywaller say to me one time "...laying tile...is that even a trade?" :crazy: I just replied..."not really...its relatively new...only dates back to, Ohhhhh...probably around the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-07-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,917
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
I had a customer almost insist I not fill them. ...

I had a customer almost insist I not fill them. I just said "sorry, find someone else then"
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-04-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,320
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
I'm with ceramictec on this one. Its like in...

I'm with ceramictec on this one. Its like in golf..there's always some new-fangled contraption claiming to be the best.

lol I like the "smooth-edge" idea. Except for the fact that I swear...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-04-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,634
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Gorgeous job Rich. I/m kinda more interested...

Gorgeous job Rich. I/m kinda more interested in your camera though! lol. I've got a Canon body but have spent more on each of my lenses than the body. I've been sticking to "L" series canon...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-04-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
DOH lol...good grief. You Couldn't be more clear...

DOH lol...good grief. You Couldn't be more clear and I still goofed. Eyes going faster than my brain I guess. Even better then. I pretty much just want any excuse to be able to write off the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-04-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Ahh, good to know thanks John. Yeah Vegas is...

Ahh, good to know thanks John.

Yeah Vegas is a very cheap trip for me (except of course all the money I "donate" to the casino ;) )

One fiddy for the surfaces show eh? yeah thats pretty steep...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-04-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Thanks Shaunn...oh and congrats btw!! is he...

Thanks Shaunn...oh and congrats btw!! is he destined to be a tilesetter too?....poor little guy...lolol

Orlando huh? Hmmmm....Vegas...Orlando...Vegas..Orlando. :D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-04-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
When's that big one thats usually hosted in...

When's that big one thats usually hosted in Vegas? Is that in January'ish or is there one closer to spring? My accountant told me that since my wife and I go pretty much every year..I'm an idiot...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-04-2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,571
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
So just to keep to my word here are some pics...

So just to keep to my word here are some pics from this particular glass mosaic I am doing the kitchen splash with. The wall you see completed is about 18 sq ft. That took me just over 3 hrs to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-03-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,861
Posted By Dave the Tile Guy
Tile Machine: I think that guy of yours must've...

Tile Machine: I think that guy of yours must've come to work for me!!

This guy shows up on one my my commercial jobs, apt building.

"I'm a journeyman setter and looking for work"

"fine,...
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