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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,199
Posted By axa
Not for nothing, but maybe you should point your...

Not for nothing, but maybe you should point your "friend/contractor" to this site.
This like so many industries are plagued by so much ignorant/lazy workmanship, causing so much anxiety for those...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
a bit off the forum subject matter but, finished...

a bit off the forum subject matter but, finished off the bathroom with the rest of the woodwork.
sliding pocket door, a real space saver. and (some more) shelving, cant have enough, i guess.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
And perhaps most importantly, the washlet bidet;...

And perhaps most importantly, the washlet bidet; it does the dirty work for you..
Yep, that paper holder is empty as there's even a heated dryer...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Installed all fixtures

Installed all fixtures
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Added vanity light, Dual voice coil speaker,...

Added vanity light, Dual voice coil speaker, window casing.

Window wired for automation, operator and shades.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Sliding mirror works brilliantly i did add the...

Sliding mirror works brilliantly
i did add the matching bottom track later.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,543
Posted By axa
Not for nothing but this looks a whole lot like...

Not for nothing but this looks a whole lot like other sets of a lot cheaper bits available on line.

I got a set from THK DIAMOND TOOLS out of Asia
http://www.thk.hk/onlinestore.php?cid=1

Ive...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Got some help to install the shower. Soiled the...

Got some help to install the shower.
Soiled the place up pretty good while at it.
that hardware is very well machined
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Thanks for compliment Jon, I think "cool" is...

Thanks for compliment Jon, I think "cool" is exactly what I'm going for with this. I imagine its slick use of such small space.

So why all the shelves... that's a good question that I never asked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
found i could get a like new sponge by slicing an...

found i could get a like new sponge by slicing an old dry one on the band saw...
a crusty sponge cuts well, underneath is like new.
used this one for the entire job.

i like to think of myself...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
grout is in... spectralock river rock on the...

grout is in... spectralock river rock on the walls and bench, hemp on the floor and pan wall. I wanted the 2 to blend together subtly, but sort of hoping that hemp dries darker than that...
That...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
At this point i thought i dry fit the vanity ...

At this point i thought i dry fit the vanity
sure enough the drain hole was left too low... so ill have to go with the decorative trap and it will have to go through a hole in the bottom of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
On to the walls... Niches first, then many...

On to the walls...
Niches first, then many sessions later... the walls are complete...
As can be seen, cutting down the field tile and using 1/16" spacing was A LOT of work... there is NO room for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
at this point sort of glad to see it coming as...

at this point sort of glad to see it coming as planned...
only i needed to insert those to vertical 1/2" CBU strips on the walls for my original measurements were a bit off, the shower doors needed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
time to tile... tiled from the ground up cuz i...

time to tile...
tiled from the ground up cuz i wanted to properly overlap, but thats a mistake, cuz gravity interfered and all the finished work got dirty as i progressed.

set 1/8" spaces for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
then.... i realized the floor needed leveling... ...

then.... i realized the floor needed leveling...
I swear this house was built by drunks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Used 6mil poly on the studs and got the CBU up. ...

Used 6mil poly on the studs and got the CBU up.
Made the niche and a bench
Again wire lathe helped hold the form...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Time to make the pan... Lucky Vigo posts their...

Time to make the pan...
Lucky Vigo posts their spec sheet with dimensions.
Sprung for that prepitch and preslope system, forget the name...
Flooded the pan for a day, all seems well.

Came out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Being a small space, need to be smart with the...

Being a small space, need to be smart with the fixtures...
This round Shower from Vigo would be nice...
But there would be NO plastic in this bath... an old fashion pan would be the most economic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Finished replacing all the drywall chose to go...

Finished replacing all the drywall chose to go with American olean tile.
Mainly because they made it easy to get samples, any sample any size, 8$ shipped.

Now to chose tile.
Im a electronics...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Lets jump ahead... new PVC plumbing, new floor...

Lets jump ahead...
new PVC plumbing, new floor and walls in progress...
Getting rid of all that crud felt good
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
Nice.... found a nail below the floor portion of...

Nice.... found a nail below the floor portion of the toilet vent pipe...
No surprise at this point...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,080
Posted By axa
axa small bath

131714Tiles started to pop off in HORRIFICALLY ugly pathetic shower...
I was horrified at what i found...
First the shower was actually made of a framed box, sheathed with 1/4" LUAN plywood, then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,928
Posted By axa
I too have the Harbor Freight 97360 bridge and it...

I too have the Harbor Freight 97360 bridge and it is a very good saw.
I have cut for HOURS at a time on it, when cutting down larger field tile to get the sizes i wanted. And that was Hard Quality...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-26-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By axa
SpectraLOCK grout Question for the pros

I have :
Laticrete SpectraLOCK PRO Premium Epoxy Grout Full Unit Part A & B

But I only have access to the 'regular' SpectraLOCK part C mini grout powder from the local lowes... this is...
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