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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,846
Posted By PharmD
To anyone who cares: Called Custom Building...

To anyone who cares:

Called Custom Building Products' tech dept today and asked if adding a powdered iron oxide mortar-tinting product would affect how their multiblend thinset performs. She told...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,687
Posted By PharmD
I'm still, however, not sure how it applies to a...

I'm still, however, not sure how it applies to a tiling scenario.

:topicoff: From dictionary.com:


jig·gy Spelled Pronunciation[jig-ee]

–adjective, ‑gi·er, ‑gi·est. Slang. 1. nervous;...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,687
Posted By PharmD
Good idea. I used Spectralock on my bathroom...

Good idea. I used Spectralock on my bathroom project, but apparently I had excess elbow grease for the job as I didn't run into the problem. It would have been nice to know at the time, however. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,846
Posted By PharmD
Thanks for the info. So I take it from that...

Thanks for the info. So I take it from that reply that the Lambert type concrete colorings can be added to thinset?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,846
Posted By PharmD
Can I tint thinset?

Afternoon everyone,

Been awhile since I've lurked--did a steam shower a ways back and it's still operational thanks to a lot of you.

The project du jour is a fireplace surround for a pellet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,446
Posted By PharmD
Mark, you'll get a dozen different opinions about...

Mark, you'll get a dozen different opinions about this. JB himself will tell you he grouts everywhere tiles meet. This is fiercely contested however, by those who believe that the heat/cool cycles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,564
Posted By PharmD
Keep in mind I went without the transom, so I'm...

Keep in mind I went without the transom, so I'm sure price will reflect that. Total price with all hardware and installation (my DIY prowess stops short of installing a multi-hundred pound hunk of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,564
Posted By PharmD
Steamer

Hey Billy, the shower looks great. I did a steam shower last year (with copious help from this forum), and although I did experience the same situation with the thinset in my beer, aside from grit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-20-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,351
Posted By PharmD
Genie: You know, I bought the drain so dang...

Genie:

You know, I bought the drain so dang long ago, all I can tell you is that it was just a run-of-the-mill pvc drain such as you might find at HD or any other big box. As far as how I chose...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2005, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,654
Posted By PharmD
Last one--here are a few examples of the fine...

Last one--here are a few examples of the fine work the folks at alicia tapp designs did on the vintage labels...

My personal favorite's the Frog's Piss. :laugh2:

Enjoy,

Jason
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,654
Posted By PharmD
Here's a couple more... Please note the beer...

Here's a couple more...

Please note the beer fridge. It's nice. :loaded:

And for all you fetish-meisters: that's my wife's underwear on the floor in the background. :devil:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,654
Posted By PharmD
More "finished" pichers (Backsplash)

I thought I'd post this separate from my previous "pichers" thread of my finished floor and shower project. This is a little backsplash for a built-in wetbar in our pool-room. It took a ton of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2005, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By PharmD
Ron, I did my circle cutouts like John...

Ron,

I did my circle cutouts like John said--marked the line, then made parallel cuts about a half inch apart up to the line. Then used a tile nipper to get rid of the junk...

Jason
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2005, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,351
Posted By PharmD
Hey thanks fellas! Mike: Yes, that's...

Hey thanks fellas!

Mike: Yes, that's Schluter's Rondec on the bench and edges of the door opening. I was a bit flummoxed since my tile didn't come with a bullnose, so after asking around (on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,351
Posted By PharmD
Some more... Thanks again!!!

Some more...

Thanks again!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2005, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,351
Posted By PharmD
Thumbs up Well, here are the final pichers...

Well folks, I know you've heard it all before, but I'll repeat what many others have said here in the past: I never could have done this without your help. :bow: Of all the construction in my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2005, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,482
Posted By PharmD
Hey thanks Jason... So is an enhancer...

Hey thanks Jason...

So is an enhancer something you need to seal over the top of, or what? Additionally, is it recommended that I seal them, regardless of whether I put the enhancer on or not? ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2005, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,482
Posted By PharmD
Tumbled marble question

Hey everyone...

I'm tiling a wet bar backsplash with 4x4 tumbled marble tiles. I'm assuming the tumbling process is what causes all the powdery residue to make the tiles look lighter than they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2005, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,417
Posted By PharmD
Lynn, I'm glad your contractor is so...

Lynn, I'm glad your contractor is so understanding--there are a lot of them who aren't... I hear you about the Kerdi thing--had I known then what I know now, sheetrock and Kerdi would be under my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2005, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,296
Posted By PharmD
What Marni said.

What Marni said.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2005, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,607
Posted By PharmD
Hey Farmer, Pharmer here. Thought I'd...

Hey Farmer,

Pharmer here.

Thought I'd weigh in--I used Custom's SLC over my heating mat and it seemed to work like a charm. I can't give you any alternatives because this is the only one I've...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2005, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,417
Posted By PharmD
Lynn, Assuming you're using a portland...

Lynn,

Assuming you're using a portland cement based thinset, not mastic (never ever mastic), once it sets up, no amount of water, steam or other moisture will affect adhesion. You're right about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2005, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,417
Posted By PharmD
So a membrane behind the CBU is OK even if it's...

So a membrane behind the CBU is OK even if it's punctured by a bunch of screws? I thought that was a no-no...

I was under the impression all steam showers must include a waterproofing membrane on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,367
Posted By PharmD
Yeah, I sloped the ceiling too--big PITA if you...

Yeah, I sloped the ceiling too--big PITA if you ask me...and then I found out later on that it wasn't entirely necessary. So it's a big explanation whenever someone looks at it and goes, "So why is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,367
Posted By PharmD
Take my opinion for what it's worth--all I know...

Take my opinion for what it's worth--all I know is what I've been told or what I read when I was at that point in my project. Hopefully the pros will lend their expertise. :bow: :bow:

Be that...
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