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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-06-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Vmaxman
https://www.homedepot.com/p/RIDGID-Dual-Paddle-Pro...

https://www.homedepot.com/p/RIDGID-Dual-Paddle-Programmable-Power-Mixer-with-Stand-R7132/302023903

I bought one of these last year for my guys to use for mixing some exterior mortar used for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,563
Posted By Vmaxman
Are you familiar with siding blocks? Maybe take...

Are you familiar with siding blocks? Maybe take a similar approach....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-10-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By Vmaxman
I had the same worries. Probably unfounded. ...

I had the same worries. Probably unfounded. But, I bought stainless trim for my shower. I hope it outlasts me.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
It is anatolia classic high definition porcelain...

It is anatolia classic high definition porcelain in Calacatta.

Im really not sure what brand or color the curb and seat are. Its a man made material. A local counter top shop has piles of cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By Vmaxman
I cut my tile for the toilet flange to drop thru....

I cut my tile for the toilet flange to drop thru.

Set tile and grouted.

Glued flange onto pipe

Drilled tile with flange in place with a diamond bit.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Vmaxman
It seems that most of the stain was taken away...

It seems that most of the stain was taken away with peroxide and baking soda. I mixed a thin paste, aplied, wrapped, and let sit overnight. No scrubbing yet

Its not in terrible shape but its...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Vmaxman
Vanity marble backsplash repair

Bought a new vanity for the bathroom. It cane with a separate piece of marbke to install for the backsplash. Its about 3" talk x 30" long.

First problem is there are some stains on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By Vmaxman
And long rips are working. Kinda of a pain to do...

And long rips are working. Kinda of a pain to do onthe dewalt but it works well enough.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180610/35190073170917f756e7e150c00d6099.jpg

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By Vmaxman
Its back to cutting good again. Im leaving...

Its back to cutting good again.
Im leaving the water spray amount fairly high.
I used a dressing stone on the blade. I made a ton of very shallow cuts on it.

Tried it on the tile. Much...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By Vmaxman
Blade issues

I having a hard time cutting some porcelain.

I have a dewalt saw. Its nearly new. I used the original blade to do one 3x5 shower. As the job progressed, i noticed it taking a bit longer to cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,597
Posted By Vmaxman
My curb top and shelves in my niche are quartz. ...

My curb top and shelves in my niche are quartz. They were set with unmodified Laticrete 272 over Kerdi. No issues here.



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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
Yes, brushed stainless Quadec. Sent from...

Yes, brushed stainless Quadec.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
Grout was done awhile back. Figured I'd update...

Grout was done awhile back. Figured I'd update with some photos.

I appreciate the advice, and the forum as a whole. It's a great resource. Thank you!


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
Finally got some time to work on this again. The...

Finally got some time to work on this again. The tile is in. Just need to grout now.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
My wife and I are trying to decide on grout color...

My wife and I are trying to decide on grout color . Is it possible to mix up tiny batches of Spectralock to make some test boards?

I'm buying a commercial unit of A&B. Then a 4 different colors...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By Vmaxman
I'm not a tile pro. I'm not sure if this would...

I'm not a tile pro. I'm not sure if this would work or not.

You may be able to shim each side wall 1/2" and then use a mud cap to hide the edge.



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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,614
Posted By Vmaxman
I'd peel those 2 rows off that are installed on...

I'd peel those 2 rows off that are installed on the short return wall and install a schluter strip. I don't see how the rounded corner would be an issue? I'd be more concerned with damaged the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
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Little more progress
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
Just not enough time in the day... Got a little...

Just not enough time in the day...
Got a little bit of a start on it.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
Thanks CX. The bench has about 1/8" of...

Thanks CX.

The bench has about 1/8" of slope.

I mixed a slurry of 272 and covered the front with it. Let it set up a bit while I mixed up the deck mud and filled the seat. Once the seat was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
Got a little bit of a start this week. Kerdi is...

Got a little bit of a start this week. Kerdi is up. Better bench is mounted and filled with deck mud.

I've got a couple questions.

1. My tile is 12x24x11/32 thick. Is 1/2" quadec appropriate...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By Vmaxman
Try doing a cut in 2 passes. First pass about...

Try doing a cut in 2 passes. First pass about 1/8" deep. Second pass the whole way through.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
After I opened up all the tile boxes, I found...

After I opened up all the tile boxes, I found half of it was cracked. I went to exchange it at home depot and much of the stock on the shelf had the same problems. I checked the fine print on my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
Figured I'd add a couple photos Sent...

Figured I'd add a couple photos


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,937
Posted By Vmaxman
Almost 2 years later and I finally bought some...

Almost 2 years later and I finally bought some tile, kerdi, ditra, and tools. Next step, buy thinset and finish framing the niche

I'm looking for advise on outside corners.

I'm trying to...
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