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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By jwmezzanotte
How bad do you want it? If you knocked out...

How bad do you want it?

If you knocked out the surrounding tile and isolated one on its own you MIGHT be able to start a groove under the tile on all 4 sides with oscillating saw and then work...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-06-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Very nice! I’ve seen that look installed...

Very nice!
I’ve seen that look installed before, I’m sure it’s tedious.

Have you seen Ariavents? Might save you some work next time, they now make a drywall version with corner bead. Has a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-01-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
These work very well for tidying up the mud...

These work very well for tidying up the mud surface btw
Contractors Direct carries them
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-01-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,153
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Posted By jwmezzanotte
Mostly wood frame houses around here and never...

Mostly wood frame houses around here and never the room for mud floors so it’s not often I get to float a floor.

But I got to do one here.
Bonded 4-1 with 2 layers of sill gasket around the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
One thing I can say, there are no regrets...

One thing I can say, there are no regrets learning mud.
I find all sorts of uses outside of tile.

A little weekend $$ job.

Client has an old bumpy basement slab, pretty well unusable for the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-18-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Thanks!:tup2: I make a habit of tidying up...

Thanks!:tup2:

I make a habit of tidying up my mud. Kinda pointless really since it’s getting thinset and tile over.
But it makes for better pictures :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Should be good to tile over Hydroban will be...

Should be good to tile over
Hydroban will be used in a few days. Ditra heat on the floor. Wedi thin pan for curbless
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Went all the way around the room

Went all the way around the room
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Didn’t want drywall in the wet area. But you can...

Didn’t want drywall in the wet area. But you can see it flush with the stud face outside the shower where I did one coat.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Today’s mud. Scratch and brown in the...

Today’s mud.

Scratch and brown in the shower. One coat in the dry area.
Used 1x2 on the studs to set drywall flush to the stud face.

This way I could do a one coat and flush out to the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-11-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I used grout in the changes of plane here (I...

I used grout in the changes of plane here (I know... I know😆)

The holes were backed with plywood ant then screwed some Hydroban board in there. Mesh taped them and then used some bonded fat mud to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-11-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I’m done the job now pretty well. Just waiting...

I’m done the job now pretty well. Just waiting for my rapid thinset to go off on the tub legs and then I can use some Permacolor select and Latasil and out 👍

Not bad. Was studs Saturday morning
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-11-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I just mud right over the edge of my niche. And...

I just mud right over the edge of my niche.
And then coat the transition with Hydroban (quick cure this time)

Works ok.
I make my box a little big too and pack it out with mud. Measured tight...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-10-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Still pretending to be a mud man 😆 Nothing...

Still pretending to be a mud man 😆
Nothing exciting, just a tub.

One coat this afternoon. Hydroban board Niche, going to do two coats of Hydroban quick cure in the morning and will be tiling an...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I HAD a nice bit of tile work. Then we sold the...

I HAD a nice bit of tile work.
Then we sold the nice(ish) house on a small lot for a dump on a big lot

Now I have a plastic tub surround :noid:
Will get back to a decent house with time, happy...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-27-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I can’t speak for Laticrete obviously, but in my...

I can’t speak for Laticrete obviously, but in my experience with the product it’s quite thick and sticky.
I’d prefer to wait until the next day to apply it.

If one was to roll the product over a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Maybe I’m behind in my knowledge of the other...

Maybe I’m behind in my knowledge of the other brands.

Last I remember, going back a few years, all these liquid applied waterproofing products required several days of cure time over mud before...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
This isn’t Hydroban. It’s Hydroban quick...

This isn’t Hydroban.

It’s Hydroban quick cure. It’s a new product that can be applied to mud as soon as it’s firm enough.

There’s no more need to wait for several days for the moisture to come...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I had three of those to float yesterday, only got...

I had three of those to float yesterday, only got two. Mixer broke down, some other issues ate up several hours.

Bleh! Can’t win them all.
I really wanted to get 3 ina day, would have been a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Hot new item from Laticrete (IMO) Finally got...

Hot new item from Laticrete (IMO)
Finally got my hands on some.

Hydroban quick cure
No need to wait to waterproof.

Floated yesterday, waterproofed today. Tile ready in 30min(ish)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-15-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I find a good jab with the trowel when doing the...

I find a good jab with the trowel when doing the scratch manages to push the overlaps in.
I still hang my lath horizontal, no particular reason

I’ve finally gotten around to putting my mixer on a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-18-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
GC: “I’ve never seen that kinda cement work...

GC: “I’ve never seen that kinda cement work before, looks great”

Lol
I did a two coat for him before, but that was some years back. Guess he forgot����
That was my first float in a job come to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-18-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Walls were a mess Looking for 1’x2’ with 1/8”...

Walls were a mess
Looking for 1’x2’ with 1/8” joints and 1/3 offset

Decided to fix it👍
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I’m still using quicktete “mortar mix” for...

I’m still using quicktete “mortar mix” for brick/block. I’ve been adding lime, and have it nailed now.
That last tub I could toss a scoop of mud at the wall and it would hang. It’s about 3 days old...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 770,710
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Haha With at least a couple year break too!...

Haha

With at least a couple year break too! ;)
I went through the foam board thing. From Kerdi board, to Wedi, and still using a fair bit of hydroban board.
But once you have set on mud, you get...
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