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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,099
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile I'm not a fan of sliding glass doors,but having...

I'm not a fan of sliding glass doors,but having raised 2 daughters and a wife,she will be wanting a tub or at least build a bench if you go the shower only route,I redid our kids with a deep tub and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile since you are not used to building liner type...

since you are not used to building liner type showers and are asking for advice,why wont you please take the small extra amount of time to do it right?That includes a quick 1/4" per foot pre slope,I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 34,224
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile I had the pleasure of tearing out my tub tile...

I had the pleasure of tearing out my tub tile surround like yours,it was 20 yrs old,tile set on greenrock with no water barrier or vapor barrier.There was very little moisture that ever made it to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 21,868
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile lowes and home depot carry precut and cut to fit...

lowes and home depot carry precut and cut to fit liner in 5' and some places have 6' width,plumbing wholesalers (bathtub,toilet etc.)Are these a new type of plumbing copper connection,I dont see any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,127
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile WEll Finally posting pictures

Thanks for all the help,I finally got around to posting pictures shower is done!!!Of course no one mentioned how much frameless shower doors and panels cost in 1/2" ion treated glass that doesnt...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,127
Posted By mrjetskey
oops!

oops!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,171
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile I bought a cheap grout saw that has replaceble...

I bought a cheap grout saw that has replaceble carbide blades for under 10.00 at lowes,I also have the above blue tool but use it for scoring cmt board.The grout saw can be made to fit any width by...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,127
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile well almost finished as this has been a few hrs...

well almost finished as this has been a few hrs every few days shower.My next to last question is something that is bothering me.Wife wants epoxy grout so here in lies the problem I have always read...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-01-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,100
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile my grandfather was a dental surgeon so I did like...

my grandfather was a dental surgeon so I did like he used to recomend I let my mouth heal for 3 months before I was fitted.Now they make them before your teeth are pulled,My dad had his same day they...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-28-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,100
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile WEll now lets I happen to know someone who has...

WEll now lets I happen to know someone who has had them for about 9 yrs,This Friend (haha!!) decided to have all his top removed as I got tired of having broken teeth every other month.(as a child I...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-28-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,835
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile thanks much but I know better than ask everyone...

thanks much but I know better than ask everyone has there favorite.I did already buy one and before ya"ll laugh remember I only am a DIY not attempting to be pro(even though my results are better...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile this is the perfect showing of a helper who quit...

this is the perfect showing of a helper who quit on his first day at work to start up his own buisness.either that or a guy who backed over his level with a mack truck.I would not even listen to any...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-28-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,835
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile Well wonderful news The electric motor which...

Well wonderful news The electric motor which works fine has a bent output shaft!!So it causes blade wobble which means hurray its time to be totally rid of this beast,now the big problem is 10 yrs...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,039
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile oh oh !!I used a thin roll of plumbers putty...

oh oh !!I used a thin roll of plumbers putty under liner where the oatey grooved clamping drain has a relief.then clamped drain nice and snug,it held water for 2 days so I hope it will be fine if not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-25-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 30,096
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile my neighbor years ago in the 80's had a fireplace...

my neighbor years ago in the 80's had a fireplace buisness using faux stone veneer over sheetrock,on my days off I worked with him,He would always use screened sand and 3 to 1 cmt. to sand ratio.He...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,508
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile Code being the least of your worrys if thats a...

Code being the least of your worrys if thats a 2"hole thru those floor joist,That leaves only max 3 1/2" of joist supporting floor.I think the only reason they havent broken thru or flexed enough to...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-25-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,411
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile the old BP standard was 120 over 80 now they...

the old BP standard was 120 over 80 now they liker it no higher than 120 over 75 mine had always been 110 over 65 and I would get dizzy iof I stood up quick,since I weent from lifetime normal weight...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-24-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,416
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile those of you old enough will remember the skil...

those of you old enough will remember the skil saws with locking on buttons,funny I saw my dad as a kid drop a saw that kicked back while he was ripping plywood,he was wearing coveralls and the saw...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-24-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,835
Posted By mrjetskey
Heres A Good laugh !!

Well Those that know me know that I am ex drilling supt.and driller Who took on numerous tile jobs in my home,needless to say I never thought I would like doing it or would ever do more than one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,127
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile thanks amigos I appreciate it smaller trowel it...

thanks amigos I appreciate it smaller trowel it is!!Thanks>Marvin
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,127
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile need help please

I have done the wall starting on 2nd wall today leaving bottom row of tiles out and floor of shower out,my question is since she wanted sliced gauged river rock for floor could I lay it using only...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,127
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile redguard over curb

should I for safetys sake Iknow I did liner ,preslope,curb,and pvc corners correctly,my question is wife decided to use river rocks for base of shower,should I redguard the slope and curb to limit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,972
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile you guys wouldnt believe what fluid will flow...

you guys wouldnt believe what fluid will flow thru,We used to core what are known as oil producing sands and a 4 " diameter core weighs about 40lbs a footlooks like well hardened 6 or 7 sack cmt with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,127
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile paul thanks much my sentiments exactly concerning...

paul thanks much my sentiments exactly concerning lathe however I watched one video too many and saw a guy use thinset instead of lathe to bond preslope then used lathe over the liner,I thought for a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,127
Posted By mrjetskey
Smile redguard over curb

I have gotten forghetful in my old age I cant even remember yesterday when I get busy in summertime,I will keep all questions in this thread.one thing I worry about is our old shower door guard...
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