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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Hi Randy, out of curiosity what did you find when...

Hi Randy, out of curiosity what did you find when you pulled out the first attempt? Where there areas that weren't bonded?

It's been my experience that foam pans don't sound great. Nature of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,884
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Hi Steve. The data sheet for Primer T says for...

Hi Steve. The data sheet for Primer T says for dry interior areas only. I'd be concerned with it degrading in a shower and causing you more problems than it's worth. If it were me, I'd be tempted to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-30-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Like Dave said lugs were callback machines. They...

Like Dave said lugs were callback machines. They always make for light spots in the grout. I'd be interested in trying some of the high performance grouts on them. I'm not a huge fan of the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-30-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,277,466
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Thanks Jim! I really appreciate it. Let me know...

Thanks Jim! I really appreciate it. Let me know if you've got a page and I'll reciprocate.

And Brian, I have no idea lol. It was a date sticker of some sort. Mayhaps an appointment reminder.
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-28-2020, 06:30 PM
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Views: 5,277,466
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Greatly my old friend. :yeah: In fact I'm...

Greatly my old friend. :yeah:

In fact I'm doin my own thing these days.

https://mayflowertile.com/

How you been?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-28-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,277,466
Posted By Tilehelperdan
The focal behind the cooktop is centered on the...

The focal behind the cooktop is centered on the cooktop. It's a bit off center on the microwave but the cabinets weren't moving so it be what it be. The stone starts full half at the inside corner...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-28-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,277,466
Posted By Tilehelperdan
My humble addition to this thread. New tops, new...

My humble addition to this thread. New tops, new splash. I've always liked tumbled.

Well that pic is turned. But you get the idea.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By Tilehelperdan
If your inspector and tub design allow it you can...

If your inspector and tub design allow it you can let the tub drain onto the shower floor.

If you have to run a drain line for the tub, CPE would be a better choice for pan liner. Pre pitch it,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-07-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,189
Views: 894,054
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Good Lord that's pretty mud.

Good Lord that's pretty mud.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-06-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,549
Posted By Tilehelperdan
A waterjetted leaf design with 3 colors of...

A waterjetted leaf design with 3 colors of marble. It was $160 a foot. They had me grout it to match the grey brown stone, so it looked like huge holes in the pattern.
Forum: The Mud Box 04-26-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,351
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Never met him in person but always wanted to....

Never met him in person but always wanted to. Struck me as a really genuine person. Sad day.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,017
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Imers are known for being a bit underpowered but...

Imers are known for being a bit underpowered but extremely accurate. I'd say that's a fair assessment of every imer I've ever used.

Never had my hands on a rubi saw. Can't comment on it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,277,466
Posted By Tilehelperdan
I recall the words of the great poet Dante, as he...

I recall the words of the great poet Dante, as he passed the gates of hell, and read the words "Abandon hope, all ye who enter here."

8x8s cut down to 2 5/8, and getting grouted with black and...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-22-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,696
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Haha. Yeah, I think I have to request a user name...

Haha. Yeah, I think I have to request a user name change.

Thanks for the positive vibes folks.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-22-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,277,466
Posted By Tilehelperdan
A couple of curbless showers. 198223 ...

A couple of curbless showers.

198223

198224

198225

198226
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-22-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,277,466
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Thanks Jim. Yeah. I work for the last union shop...

Thanks Jim. Yeah. I work for the last union shop doung residential work in the area. At the end of my first year I got moved to the residential side and was told to sink or swim lol. I prefer it to...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-22-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,696
Posted By Tilehelperdan
198210 That there folks is the completion...

198210

That there folks is the completion forms for my last upgrade class. As of 4:00 yesterday I'm a journeyman. The BA will be by this week to fill out the last of the paperwork and give me my...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-22-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,277,466
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Party time folks

Now for some work of my own. Yesterday was a cool day for me. I took my transition to trainer course and as of 4:00pm became a journeyman tilesetter. So I'm going to spam some of my work here lol....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-22-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,277,466
Posted By Tilehelperdan
I rather like that bathroom. Only things that...

I rather like that bathroom. Only things that stick out to me is the lack of stagger on the left wall and the full tiles used as trim. Would've ran the field out and trimmed it with schluter.
...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-01-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By Tilehelperdan
How old is it? If it's a couple days and still...

How old is it? If it's a couple days and still smearing might be a shoddy tube.

I find that a single edge razor blade (the kind you use to scrape glass stove tops) works well for removing silicone...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-01-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,696
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Hmmm....been a coon's age since I've updated...

Hmmm....been a coon's age since I've updated this. I guess life has a way of happening.

I've got roughly six months left before finishing my apprenticeship. It has been an amazing experience. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-09-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 42,294
Posted By Tilehelperdan
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-03-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Superior nippers are garbage now. I went through...

Superior nippers are garbage now. I went through 2 pairs last year on 4 1/4s. The second pair the carbide disintegrated on the first cut. Meanwhile, the foreman has a pair of nippers that are...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-09-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,543
Posted By Tilehelperdan
Get a hold of the manufacturer. And get your a...

Get a hold of the manufacturer. And get your a rep involved from whatever thinset manufacturer your using. Glass moves a lot, and glass that big is scary. There need to be tons of movement...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,912
Posted By Tilehelperdan
I think the powers that be frown on mudbeds that...

I think the powers that be frown on mudbeds that vary that much. I'd also be wary of mud that comes down to nothing over wood. Better bet would be self leveling the floor. Or fixing what's wrong with...
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