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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By CaliGrown
Check on the brushes.

Check on the brushes.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 413
Posted By CaliGrown
Damn! Must have a good budget, to waste that much...

Damn! Must have a good budget, to waste that much blue gold. Lol. “That’s one way to do it!” Definitely agree with CX on his bigger error..
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By CaliGrown
Sigma Art.3D4 40” Tile capacity, 41.25” opening...

Sigma Art.3D4
40” Tile capacity, 41.25” opening inside rail to rail
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By CaliGrown
Nice!! That’s not an arm & a leg either. 12...

Nice!! That’s not an arm & a leg either.
12 packs of Permacolor select is a lotta grout, 300#s worth!!
Cost compared to their spectralock commercial unit with part c colors ($305 out the door from...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,680,071
Posted By CaliGrown
Lol, musta got late/tired and had it grouted...

Lol, musta got late/tired and had it grouted during a dry-fit :bonk:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By CaliGrown
Was asking to see if a bridge saw would fit your...

Was asking to see if a bridge saw would fit your needs or if a larger snapper would serve you well based on your needs. I don’t have experience with the Tomecanic, I have a 36” sigma it has a few...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By CaliGrown
Nice job. Tonto, that’d be a very cool look!...

Nice job.

Tonto, that’d be a very cool look! Going to take that idea on my next wrapped floor job :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,354
Posted By CaliGrown
Turned out fantastic, better than my first...

Turned out fantastic, better than my first shower!! You outta be proud, that’s a nice looking project :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-19-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By CaliGrown
What size floor do you have to tile? And how cut...

What size floor do you have to tile? And how cut up is the floor plan?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 811
Posted By CaliGrown
Ahh, thanks CX!! Suppose I was half right,...

Ahh, thanks CX!! Suppose I was half right, thought Imperial was foreign because the Japanese. Always learning in unexpected ways :fish2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 811
Posted By CaliGrown
Metric is good unless you’re framing with US...

Metric is good unless you’re framing with US lumber and sheet goods. Even crazy framer from Canada uses the empirical fat max tape.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 642
Posted By CaliGrown
Either way will work, according to the Schluter...

Either way will work, according to the Schluter high council of N.A.
I’d do the walls first, get them nice and flat, square & plumb. Waterproof accordingly, put a ledger to start up a course or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By CaliGrown
Another vote for Mr. John Bridge’s Suggestion,...

Another vote for Mr. John Bridge’s Suggestion, your best bet!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 811
Posted By CaliGrown
Schluter can be tinkered with to make work when...

Schluter can be tinkered with to make work when tile becomes proud or Schluter is proud. 5/16” tile will take either a 3/8” or 5/16” profile, depends on your wall flatness and bond coat thickness....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By CaliGrown
I’d cut a joint into your pattern/layout to...

I’d cut a joint into your pattern/layout to accommodate the saw cut, will be less hassle and as CX pointed out much more effective as an expansion joint opposed to sill zig zagging.
Here’s one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,872
Posted By CaliGrown
Here’s a good one for doing curbs: your diamond...

Here’s a good one for doing curbs: your diamond lath is better than our West Coast (Nor Cal) Chicken War.
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsHHW5TlppH806XELF3HViGwGy0uH8a0a
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By CaliGrown
Nick, I would check out YouTube for some mud work...

Nick, I would check out YouTube for some mud work tips. I used to get caught up with over prepping for prep. Sal DiBlasi, Tile Coach (Isaac Ostrom), Dave Blake, Donnie D, Stud Pack, Craig Harimon,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By CaliGrown
Nice go with the pebbles and the floating floor...

Nice go with the pebbles and the floating floor too, came out very clean!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By CaliGrown
Agree with CX, some of our best jobs are the ones...

Agree with CX, some of our best jobs are the ones we don’t take on. You’ll have plenty other opportunities for LFT in the future, they’re not going away or getting smaller anytime soon. Do charge...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-16-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21,853
Views: 4,898,881
Posted By CaliGrown
Lmao Dave, yep, still friends. Just happened...

Lmao Dave,
yep, still friends. Just happened to be my turn to help him out on this one!

All chipping happened on the backside fortunately, stuff seemed to have so much stress in it (nothing to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-14-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21,853
Views: 4,898,881
Posted By CaliGrown
Next level stuff Jeff!!! Helped a fellow...

Next level stuff Jeff!!!

Helped a fellow installer, he said it was thin panel porcelain. Material was 2cm slabs, we got ‘em in regardless, damn near killed ourselves on the stairwell though.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-05-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,680,071
Posted By CaliGrown
Two liners. Intention/Thoughys “double the...

Two liners. Intention/Thoughys “double the protection, slow down any leaks from the wallboard screws and staples.”. Actuality is that it’s twice as likely to fail. Lol. Never come across a double...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By CaliGrown
Wont prevent it, would slow it down as all the...

Wont prevent it, would slow it down as all the moisture that’ll be directed through those penetrations is going to be through capillary action from soaking into the mud bed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By CaliGrown
Metal studs are good for straight edges in a...

Metal studs are good for straight edges in a pinch. I’d run some string lines across the floor to see where the valleys are most prevelant. You can run a laser for a benchmark, but your tile cares...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-04-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By CaliGrown
Don’t know about the polymer additive doing ya...

Don’t know about the polymer additive doing ya any good here, the stuff is tacky but as far as being an adhesive for sheet goods I don’t think so.

I’d wager a non water soluble carpet or sheet...
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