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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2019, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Davy
Sometimes the stones need to be buttered out...

Sometimes the stones need to be buttered out some. Thinset doesn't butter out as well as fat mud. But fat mud doesn't stick as well as thinset, so sometimes we use them together.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2019, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Davy
Sounds like you opened a can of worms. :)

Sounds like you opened a can of worms. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2019, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Davy
Fat mud is what a brick or stone mason would use....

Fat mud is what a brick or stone mason would use. We also use it in tile work although the sand we use is a little courser. It contains sand, Portland cement and lime, usually around 4 to 1 to 1 but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2019, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Davy
I would grind as much of the old mud off of the...

I would grind as much of the old mud off of the wall and the stone pieces. Fat mud alone doesn't bond real well and is probably what they originally used. I would apply thinset to the stone and the...
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