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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Mathman
I was a newbie with the same concerns, ...

I was a newbie with the same concerns,
https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=1475206&postcount=34
This stuff wicks a lot of water with those of us who are inexperienced and don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By Mathman
For your sake, I hope what I would expect to be...

For your sake, I hope what I would expect to be behind those tiles is not behind those tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By Mathman
No advice on how to fix the problem but we were...

No advice on how to fix the problem but we were going to use the same product on our backsplash and decided to use keracolor U with their additive and it worked well and was easy to work with. We...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,445
Posted By Mathman
I think there's a whole lot of wrong going on...

I think there's a whole lot of wrong going on here...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-26-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Mathman
Thanks, for the ideas and the link. If it was...

Thanks, for the ideas and the link. If it was mine I would not worry about it at all. But I borrowed it from a friend. I believe in the "if you break it, you fix it or buy it rule".
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-24-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Mathman
Bump in the hope someone who sees this can help...

Bump in the hope someone who sees this can help...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Mathman
Ok. Don't try to save 10 dollars on a $1300...

Ok. Don't try to save 10 dollars on a $1300 door. That is what I am hearing. A life of fixing everything with duct tape and bailing wire will do that to you. Even as I resist... :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Mathman
Small row of tiles outside front door.

I replaced my front entry door and had to remove a row of tiles at the threshold.
I want to put them back rather than replace the entryway tiles but I don't have any thinnest mortar. Just a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Mathman
This was much easier than a shower and bathroom!

This was much easier than a shower and bathroom!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-23-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Mathman
Ryobi Tile saw Parts

I broke the closing switch on my Ryobi Tile saw.
Looks like the attached picture. It doesn't seem to be available anymore.

Any one have ideas on a similar replacement part or an online resource...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Mathman
I am just a DIY homeowner but I think you will...

I am just a DIY homeowner but I think you will have a life time of trouble with this deck. If you don't have a quality base for your pavers you won't have a quality deck. I have a cement paver...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Mathman
I installed my own glass door as a DIY'er, but it...

I installed my own glass door as a DIY'er, but it was a purchased sliding door with all hardware included.
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Forum: The Mud Box 07-06-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,653
Posted By Mathman
I am not so talented but I can make a cut with a...

I am not so talented but I can make a cut with a skill saw. I had a left over Kitchen cabinet that I took apart and used the pieces to build a guitar cabinet.
Not perfect, nor finished, but quite...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Mathman
ok, thanks

ok, thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Mathman
Kitchen Tile Backsplash on painted wallboard

The most esteemed redhead wants a tile backsplash in the kitchen. The walls are currently standard drywall and painted with a slight orange peel texture.

We will be putting a 3 by 6 ceramic tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,980
Posted By Mathman
You can buy the fabric and use it on the floors...

You can buy the fabric and use it on the floors and walls. I used the kerdi board on my walls and the fabric on my floor. Floor and decor carries the fabric and the kits. Do you have a local place...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,980
Posted By Mathman
I didn't use the tray. I thought about it but my...

I didn't use the tray. I thought about it but my shower was bigger than the tray and already had a preslope in cement, so I would have to flatten the floor and use mud to fill in the gaps. My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,980
Posted By Mathman
How do you plan to waterproof? You could do a...

How do you plan to waterproof? You could do a mud bed with that drain height and use Kerdi membrane on the floor and walls. It is a bit more expensive than some of the other waterproof methods but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,951
Posted By Mathman
This site is up there with the best I've ever had...

This site is up there with the best I've ever had the pleasure to have dealings with. And I have a high standard to match and this site matches it. I doubt there are any Hamer Fan club members here....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,822
Posted By Mathman
You shouldn't have problems with mold with a...

You shouldn't have problems with mold with a correctly built shower. Constructing and waterproofing the shower correctly will prevent water from remaining under the tile and grout and then mold...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,517
Posted By Mathman
Even when every reputable source says "bad idea"...

Even when every reputable source says "bad idea" I don't have to worry because my personal situation can't be the same as the general situations that other people experience. The mantra of our...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Mathman
The kerdi adapter mounts to the four screw holes...

The kerdi adapter mounts to the four screw holes on the drain. I don't think I posted about it in my build thread.
http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=123113
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Mathman
that is the drain I used with my kerdi shower and...

that is the drain I used with my kerdi shower and it was easy to setup.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By Mathman
If he won't build it correctly, ask if he will...

If he won't build it correctly, ask if he will just leave the tile and materials and you will fix it after the closing. At least you won't have to tear it all out and buy new tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,451
Posted By Mathman
I built my bench out of 2 inch kerdi board and...

I built my bench out of 2 inch kerdi board and kerdi fix. It is very strong and has held up perfectly so far.
There are videos on YouTube of people building ledge benches and glueing it to the wall...
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