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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By RaymondJ
Hiya CX, Correct there is no waterproof...

Hiya CX,

Correct there is no waterproof receptor. This alcove is receiving a freestanding tub and a hand-shower faucet.
(earlier photo shown with tub for sizing/plumbing fitment)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By RaymondJ
Thanks folks for your info; after consideration I...

Thanks folks for your info; after consideration I decided that it wouldn't see an appreciable amount of water and so opted to do a plastic vapor barrier (because why not) with 1/2" hardiebacker. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By RaymondJ
Shower stall to wet-area conversion

Greetings All!

It's been a while, I did a lot of DIY tile back in ~2010 and I now have another project that I need a bit of advice on, though I am probably overthinking it.

I'm tearing out a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
and that's a wrap! Thanks again for all the...

and that's a wrap!

Thanks again for all the advice guys!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
and the doors...

and the doors...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
More, more, more.

More, more, more.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
face frame.

face frame.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
Paneling and trim

Paneling and trim
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
Thanks for the advice Davy, but its about 2 days...

Thanks for the advice Davy, but its about 2 days too late :D

I tried the sealer I had on-hand on a sample I cast and was very happy with the color and finish; so I did two coats on both tops,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
Grouted!

Grouted!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
Thanks DaveM! ...anyone have a suggestion on...

Thanks DaveM!

...anyone have a suggestion on a sealer/enhancer that I might use on this concrete countertop that I could locally source at the blue or orange?

I suppose ideally food safe ;)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
just need some magnets and color matched caulk ;)

just need some magnets and color matched caulk ;)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
and the tile setting is done; next, grout.

and the tile setting is done; next, grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By RaymondJ
The shear strength of your wall 'which is how the...

The shear strength of your wall 'which is how the tile will be exerting force' is pretty darn amazing; I wouldn't be too worried about such an installation.

that being said, I too would probably...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,703
Posted By RaymondJ
Extra joists under the plank flooring won't help;...

Extra joists under the plank flooring won't help; the sawn board subfloor simply expands/contracts too much to be a viable substrate without adequate plywood above or a thick deck mud bed.

1/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By RaymondJ
...just an additional note, if you do choose to...

...just an additional note, if you do choose to use roofing nails, make she they are 'hot-dipped galvanized' roofing nails. they will have a rough coating on them.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,361
Posted By RaymondJ
Nice job!

Nice job!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
gettin' close...

gettin' close...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
settin' the field:

settin' the field:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
making progress on what is probably my most...

making progress on what is probably my most technical set to date heh.

so much for me thinking I'd just set a plain ol' backsplash.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
Thanks Davy, indeed and her taste/design is far...

Thanks Davy, indeed and her taste/design is far better than mine.

After thinking a bit about this, what i'd call, a complex set; it occurred to me that I should probably set top-down.

that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
whew. been a few days since my last post; but no...

whew. been a few days since my last post; but no idle hands to be sure.

so.. i mixed up some sand/portland mix and patched the bar top.

also went over the first top with 50-3000 grit pads;...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
bar top poured and unmolded; missed a few sizable...

bar top poured and unmolded; missed a few sizable airpockets despite liberal vibrating, no doubt inside corners can be difficult.

overall pleased with the result, despite needing to do some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
thanks for the tips, I'll sand the drywall and...

thanks for the tips, I'll sand the drywall and give the ol' Mapei Ultralite a try ...I used a bag of their Kerabond dry-set for setting a jacuzi tub some years ago, and that stuff even without admix...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,667
Posted By RaymondJ
bump with pitchers... got the structure for the...

bump with pitchers... got the structure for the high top bar all set; not seen in this pic is the form for the second concrete top.

I'll ask again, though it doesn't seem like anyone is interested...
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