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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2018, 07:26 PM
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Posted By beeckstein
Or do you think the 1/2" plywood would be stout...

Or do you think the 1/2" plywood would be stout enough if molly bolts were used?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By beeckstein
Great question. This shower is 7' wide so,...

Great question.

This shower is 7' wide so, I was just planning on having a single fixed panel on the plumbing side and a 30" or so opening on the wall in question side... so no glass anchor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By beeckstein
Sorry, this question is unrelated to the topic,...

Sorry, this question is unrelated to the topic, but it's the same shower so I thought I better not start a new thread.

As mentioned in the opening post, I'm ripping out the DensShield and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By beeckstein
Thanks Ali and Wolfgang for the tips. Ali,...

Thanks Ali and Wolfgang for the tips.

Ali, yes I was thinking of attaching the no-hub connector to a short piece of ABS and then gluing that into the drain line when I set the drain. This is how...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By beeckstein
I'll be using the 36" Schluter Kerdi-line...

I'll be using the 36" Schluter Kerdi-line (KLV60E90) with the tile in grate (KLDSRE90).
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By beeckstein
Thanks Davy, I hadn't though of setting the drain...

Thanks Davy, I hadn't though of setting the drain first. Any suggestions on how to get the mud packed in around the back edge of the drain (against the plumbing wall)? Once I glue the drain in,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By beeckstein
Kerdi-Line drain with mud bed questions

Hi All,

Hoping to get some advice from the experts on installing a Kerdi-Line drain in a shower with a mud bed. I'm a relatively advanced DIY'er, but hope I'm not getting in over my head here!
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By beeckstein
Thanks Jim. I am a product of "because I told...

Thanks Jim. I am a product of "because I told you so" as well as "do as I say, not as I do", so maybe that's why I ask so many questions! Seems to be skipping a generation though as my 18 year old...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By beeckstein
Thanks guys for the quick responses, that all...

Thanks guys for the quick responses, that all totally makes sense. And I really appreciate you're taking the time to tell me the "why" of the decision process.... should help me with further...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By beeckstein
Does mesh size or tile size determine trowel used?

Sorry for yet another trowel size question. I searched a bunch, but couldn't seem to find an answer to this.

Just wondering what size trowel to use for this 12" x 27" mosaic mesh.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By beeckstein
This is a very timely discussion, thanks for all...

This is a very timely discussion, thanks for all the great input! I'm working on a tub surround right now, and had many of the same questions. Unfortunately I'm stuck using DensShield (instead of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By beeckstein
Sorry, botched the upload.

Sorry, botched the upload.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2018, 08:13 PM
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Views: 629
Posted By beeckstein
One down, many more to go!

One down, many more to go!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2018, 06:00 PM
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Views: 629
Posted By beeckstein
Questions about tile on slab?

I'm getting ready to tile a 8 x 10 laundry room floor. Its concrete slab on grade that was poured in 2015. Its in great shape, no cracks at all and fairly flat, but not quite at the 1/8 per...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-29-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By beeckstein
Good idea, I'll give it a shot. Any hints for...

Good idea, I'll give it a shot. Any hints for toe nailing in such tight quarters? How about #10 x 3" screws through the face and right hand side of the stud? I might be able to also sneak a small...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-28-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By beeckstein
Thanks Dana, The tub is kind of an...

Thanks Dana,

The tub is kind of an oddball.... about 33 1/2" by 66". New pic better shows dimensions I'm talking about. You can see the drywall screw at about 31 1/2" in this photo.

Haven't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-28-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By beeckstein
Bruce's tub surround

Great site! Ive been reading forever and am finally getting ready to tackle this job.

Heres the background.

Previous tub surround was a standard 4 1/4 tile job on a mortar bed (over green...
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