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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By redred
Red face Thanks, CX, for putting this back on my original...

Thanks, CX, for putting this back on my original thread. (Is age an acceptable excuse, it's a little more polite than knuckleheaded.)

I suppose I can try the pliers/cutters first, or my current...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By redred
forgot to mention - probably important - it is...

forgot to mention - probably important - it is back-painted glass.
Red in DC
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By redred
cutting glass tile

Help (again)
My daughter is in love with a glass tile for her tub surround. (Way too expensive for my blood!) I have a very serviceable Qep wet saw, and I have their standard diamond blade and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By redred
You guys are really outstanding. Now to...

You guys are really outstanding.

Now to absorb it all. Gonna get the girl online so she can see all of this first-hand.

Thanks.

Red in DC
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By redred
Thanks, Bubba, Bob, Shaughnn. Shaughnn, that...

Thanks, Bubba, Bob, Shaughnn. Shaughnn, that looks like it might be the ticket. We'll check it out and let you know.
Red in DC
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By redred
(She wants the color behind the glass for the...

(She wants the color behind the glass for the depth effect. Maybe someone sells them colored that way, but I doubt it....)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By redred
Thanks. 3x6 or smaller - something "brick"...

Thanks. 3x6 or smaller - something "brick" shaped. She wants a running bond pattern. Also seems to be called a "subway" pattern. She is pretty set on clear, with color behind, somehow. I'll have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By redred
glass tile

After my masterful tile job on my own bathroom (thanks in considerable measure to the Forum - I know I owe you pictures - I will, but I'm a klutz about that), my daughter has decided to "let me" redo...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,480
Posted By redred
I'll sratch a bit and decide. The...

I'll sratch a bit and decide.

The thinset/mud/thinset doesn't sound too tough.

Bob, I 'spect you're about as cold and wet over there in winter.

Maybe some of each and see which holds...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,480
Posted By redred
Question So, regular brick mortar won't do the trick, even...

So, regular brick mortar won't do the trick, even with some admix? (I woulda thunk it was prime for outdoor use.) Thanks....
Red in DC
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,480
Posted By redred
mortar and grout outdoors

Can't believe I've been away for a year! (Some of you might remember helping me with bathroom (tile) and foyer (stone)). Doing nothing as rewarding and fun, I can tell you.

Outdoors this time -...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By redred
Red face still looking for advice

per my last posting - anxious to finish, but don't want to do the wrong thing. Thanks for any ideas.

Red in DC
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By redred
now to finish

After several delays, getting ready to finish.

After I get the grout in, what?

What is the best sealer for flagstone? Do I want to wash them first? There is dirt and stone dust on them. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By redred
Duh - I went ahead and called them and it looks...

Duh - I went ahead and called them and it looks like I will use them. Got GREAT and FRIENDLY tech help and they also helped me locate a few local outlets (although I may have to do some fancy...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By redred
Thanks, Bob. Your link didn't come through, but...

Thanks, Bob. Your link didn't come through, but I found them via google. From their website, it is not clear: Do I cover the entire floor, or just along the plywood joints? (Their smallest roll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By redred
Thanks. Is Noble membrane hard to find or pretty...

Thanks. Is Noble membrane hard to find or pretty common?

I cut a 2" strip with 1/4" diff and it is very acceptable, so hopefully a little more will be, too. and I can widen the threshhold strip...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By redred
Two threshholds (that won't be covered by...

Two threshholds (that won't be covered by baseboard) where you will see the edges. I will want them pretty straight, but not competely clean. Thanks for the suggestion.

So, the backerboard or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By redred
Smile outdoor stone (flagstone) indoors

Apology, cement (med set?), trowel, cuts, saw blade, polyeth or felt paper, stone size and thickness 5/16 - 7/16, grout, height allowance


I had started this inquiry some months back, but life...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By redred
Thanks, Bob. For the next layer, would 1/2"...

Thanks, Bob.

For the next layer, would 1/2" ply work or do I need to go to 5/8" (or more)? As I recall I want the grain to go in the same directions as existing (across the joists) but stagger...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By redred
Question outdoor stone (flagstone) indoors

My wife found some flagstone from the Despot that she wants in our foyer. I am not opposed (I don't have a better plan - my idea for a mosaic floor is still just a pipe dream).

existing: 2x10s...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,567
Posted By redred
I built an entire (sorta large) house with...

I built an entire (sorta large) house with Surewall over drystacked blocks. (I think Surewall is the precursor to Quickwall - has short fiberclass stands in a cement/mortar mix.) Very strong stuff....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,468
Posted By redred
Just to let you all know, that with your...

Just to let you all know, that with your encouragement/insistence I kept looking for caulk instead of doing the more immediate quick and easy, and did find a "light grey" that is close enough to what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,151
Posted By redred
Tres cool stuff. Simply georgeous tub. (Why do...

Tres cool stuff. Simply georgeous tub. (Why do the cobbler's children always go barefoot?)

Glad to see some action in this thread. My project is still a bit away - did my basement bathroom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By redred
Thanks - again - for this advice, too, Brad. ...

Thanks - again - for this advice, too, Brad.

Red in DC
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,468
Posted By redred
Thanks, Brad and Greg - I'll look harder for...

Thanks, Brad and Greg - I'll look harder for caulk and then revert to the double barrel if I need to.

Red in DC
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