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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 75
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Posted By GHR
I got the sink hole cut *finally*. I'm terrible...

I got the sink hole cut *finally*. I'm terrible at making such cuts. Almost ended up with an oval shape instead of round (I must have twisted the jigsaw while cutting even though I thought it was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Post Yeah the bond strength is impressive. I've seen...

Yeah the bond strength is impressive. I've seen the Schluter videos of putting 3 men on a shower seat made of kerdi board with no bottom support. I cannot remember if that was kerdifix onto the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Smile Thanks everyone. I managed to get it cut...

Thanks everyone.

I managed to get it cut and didn't break the breakaway blade.

I got my neighbor to use his rock-steady hand to xacto blade the sink
template. Now I just need to cut out the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Thanks. All I have are breakaway razors. ...

Thanks.

All I have are breakaway razors. I hope it will have enough stiffness to cut it off and not break. Wish I'd've noticed this on one of my many trips to home depot over last two weeks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
How to open new tube of kerdi-fix?

This might sound like a stupid and moronic question but how do I open the tube of kerdifix?

It's not the usual pierce with a sharp pin it's more like it needs to be cut off using a razor? Any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
update

I got it figured out how to fix the gap. After months of trying shims
that were not going to work.

I found short screws and put a piece of composite wood (same type I was told to use as a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Bump @ last post above....

Bump @ last post above....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Question I'm looking to work more on this project. Got...

I'm looking to work more on this project. Got the plumbing done; moved the shutoff valves down below the vanity, but the plumber had to notch out a stud to make room to get a couple of fingers in to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
I straightened the edge with a break away razor. ...

I straightened the edge with a break away razor. It's mostly ok now, but as I had hoped not to do I have unequal front edge overlap on the outside corner to the wall. 1" down to 9/16". The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Thanks guys, I'm not sure we have a sharp...

Thanks guys,

I'm not sure we have a sharp enough knife on hand.
We do not prepare much food that needs it.

I may try a few strokes with the coping saw I found in my closet yesterday while ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
I really need a blade that is long enough to go...

I really need a blade that is long enough to go across the whole thickness 2" but the blades are all shorter than that.

I need to find a 2.5" long blades.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
I know Kerdiboard is suppposed to be real stable...

I know Kerdiboard is suppposed to be real stable stuff but the friction might just burn it.

Unless I have real fine speed control. I've never used a belt sander before either so being green...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Question I have a palm sander, but not a belt sander. ...

I have a palm sander, but not a belt sander.

Sanding though on a piece of foam board?
Won't it just melt?

I just purchased a new dewalt drill driver for $100 on Amazon.
Came with 2...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Question I had the valves moved behind the vanity now I...

I had the valves moved behind the vanity now I can tile where ever I need to.
I will cover that hole and I'm done.

I decided to ignore the bow in the cabinet front edge since the other three...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
The bow is from right edge of the left drawer, to...

The bow is from right edge of the left drawer, to left edge of the right drawer.
*Say that 10 times fast* :lol1: Essentially the whole middle.

I took the old middle block out it was broken off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Question I got the wood. 1x2 primed pine I think. It's...

I got the wood. 1x2 primed pine I think. It's straight and flat and some screws to hold everything.

I'm going to have to mount it in sections though. *see picture*

There is not enough room...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Yeah I got you. I know what you're getting at...

Yeah I got you. I know what you're getting at with the wood, but I'm still going to try MDF for the flat and true vs the wood I know I can get the local big box stores. The only thing I'm concerned...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
I think I have a piece of 1x1 pine downstairs...

I think I have a piece of 1x1 pine downstairs that is 2-3 feet long, but
whether it is straight :x: If I want straight and true I'll try MDF 1x
instead of wood. I've used that for ledger...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
*rubs temples as mirgraine headache increases*...

*rubs temples as mirgraine headache increases* :crap:

The bow is larger with the kerdi board than a 5 foot level.
Probably because the level is not spanning the whole bow. :crap:

OK. I see...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
I already took the spot down as far as I can with...

I already took the spot down as far as I can with a palm sander.

I have enough tools.... I need a garage to store all my $hite as it is.
And all I have is a 25sqft closet.

That spot though is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Question The only thing I have close to an oscillating...

The only thing I have close to an oscillating tool is my dremel with a cut
off wheel. That can get real messy really fast.

I already sanded it as low as I can though. The slight bump remaining...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Question Bump.... Any thoughts on the last pictures? ...

Bump....

Any thoughts on the last pictures? The kerdi board being bowed with respect to the vanity front edge. I checked level and it doesn't quite measure a bit of bubble off so the level is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Question Well using painter's tape to make the scribe line...

Well using painter's tape to make the scribe line has an unintended consequence;
it partly tore into the kerdi top.

It's probably ok since it's under the area there I'll have kerdi band.
I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Question 91% isopropyl dries fast but tape is a good idea....

91% isopropyl dries fast but tape is a good idea. So long as it will stick.
Off to Home Depot again tomorrow.

The tiles I'll use the chair rail trim on the edges and cut the back row
to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By GHR
Question A fine point sharpie and using a length of wood...

A fine point sharpie and using a length of wood as a scribe tool.
I need to get the rest of the texture off this wall. It's messing up the scribe and I think may be why the pencil did not work...
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