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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By lyonkster
That's my guess too!

That's my guess too!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2015, 05:32 PM
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Posted By lyonkster
Are there any "standards" for this type of...

Are there any "standards" for this type of workmanship that he can point to? I recall that when I got my shower glass and wasn't too happy with it because it was warped, the contractor stated that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2015, 03:18 PM
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Views: 1,475
Posted By lyonkster
Agreed - he says the taper is from 1/16" on one...

Agreed - he says the taper is from 1/16" on one end to 1/4" on the other, pretty bad. Here's another view if that helps.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2015, 09:26 AM
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Views: 1,475
Posted By lyonkster
Uneven glass enclosure gap - your thoughts?

A coworker had his bathroom remodeled and showed me photos of the glass enclosure. He is very unhappy with the uneven gap between the glass and the horizontal surface, which seems to be the result...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 55,319
Posted By lyonkster
Kevin, I did have to do some additional...

Kevin, I did have to do some additional finishing. For the white tile above, which is polished, I used a number of progressively finer grit polishing pads, finishing up with the 3,000 "grit" pad. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2013, 06:05 PM
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Views: 55,319
Posted By lyonkster
You are welcome! You have the same mindset as me...

You are welcome! You have the same mindset as me - I viewed this "challenge" as an opportunity to try something I haven't tried before, and to learn a new skill in the process.

One other thing I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 55,319
Posted By lyonkster
Barbara, I did use a tile saw with a profile...

Barbara, I did use a tile saw with a profile blade to bullnose the tiles shown in the photo at the top of this thread. That worked pretty well, but it was slow going. Moreover, I had to bullnose...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2013, 09:55 AM
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Views: 55,319
Posted By lyonkster
Barbara, Having done bullnose with both a...

Barbara,

Having done bullnose with both a tile saw with a profile blade and an angle grinder with a bullnose wheel, I would definitely vote for the latter - it goes much faster and gives you much...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 70,914
Posted By lyonkster
Thanks Dana, your help was always very...

Thanks Dana, your help was always very appreciated!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 70,914
Posted By lyonkster
Sorry for the late response, very rude of me. ...

Sorry for the late response, very rude of me. But I do want to thank you all for the kind words, for the compliments, for the moral support that many of you gave me when I was facing mini or major...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2013, 09:59 AM
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Views: 70,914
Posted By lyonkster
The bathroom is finally all done and signed off...

The bathroom is finally all done and signed off by inspector, so here are some final photos.

Overall I am extremely happy with the results, it came out exactly the way we wanted and everything...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2012, 02:44 PM
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Views: 70,914
Posted By lyonkster
Wendy, Mrs. Leon's feedback on the tub was very...

Wendy, Mrs. Leon's feedback on the tub was very positive! She said it's very comfy, held the water warm for as long as she wanted, so she was very happy. So I'm happy too.

Once I get those...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 70,914
Posted By lyonkster
Funny you should ask, Wendy! We've been sort of...

Funny you should ask, Wendy! We've been sort of delaying the inauguration of the tub until everything else was done, but the Rohl towel bars are on a 3 week backorder, so I think this weekend is the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-06-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 184,125
Posted By lyonkster
Jim, I think they meant running it dry only...

Jim,

I think they meant running it dry only over the dressing stone, not for cutting tile.

My porcelain is unbelievably hard, especially the wall tiles. The saw goes through the accent...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 184,125
Posted By lyonkster
Ah, lemme try that.. thanks :)

Ah, lemme try that.. thanks :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 184,125
Posted By lyonkster
I'm running it wet, should it be dry?

I'm running it wet, should it be dry?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,008
Posted By lyonkster
I wouldn't worry about the remnants of the LASH...

I wouldn't worry about the remnants of the LASH staying in the mortar bed - it's insignificant compared to the overall bonding area. But the lippage-free results are easy to get with LASH and well...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 184,125
Posted By lyonkster
Steve, thanks for the thoughts. I'm using an...

Steve, thanks for the thoughts. I'm using an Alpha Porcellana blade, and initially the cuts were true and straight. Now, after some 500 sq ft of porcelain tile, I am getting this runout. I did use...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 184,125
Posted By lyonkster
Hmmm, I seem to have a new problem with my...

Hmmm, I seem to have a new problem with my not-so-old D24000...

For some reason, it now refuses to cut square. I get about 1/16" runout over a 12" cut. I am noticing that it runs out more for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,008
Posted By lyonkster
The bigger trowel will help, but I would also...

The bigger trowel will help, but I would also stop by Homer's and pick up some LASH ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,823
Posted By lyonkster
Larry, I agree, and I would not mix membranes...

Larry, I agree, and I would not mix membranes either. I just wanted you to be aware of the Kerdi Line issue. If I had known about it ahead of time, I would have either modified those tabs somehow,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,823
Posted By lyonkster
Larry, getting back to your original question, I...

Larry, getting back to your original question, I can definitely tell you of one thing to be aware of with the Kerdi-Line. I installed a Kerdi-Line drain, and I am very disappointed by the poor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 70,914
Posted By lyonkster
Here are the finished ~40 feet of bullnose tile -...

Here are the finished ~40 feet of bullnose tile - took about 3-4 hours to shape and polish the bullnose. Not too bad, it would have cost about $250 to have that done :).

Tomorrow's plan is to put...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 70,914
Posted By lyonkster
Wendy, we went with the Signature Hardware Sheba ...

Wendy, we went with the Signature Hardware Sheba (http://www.signaturehardware.com/product16607)tub, the 60" model. We looked locally but could not find anything we liked, so went with this one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 70,914
Posted By lyonkster
Thanks Bronson! I am sure that I spend more time...

Thanks Bronson! I am sure that I spend more time planning than I do actually executing, so it's nice when it pays off and things line up properly :).
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