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Forum: The Mud Box 03-23-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8,580
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Posted By CaliGrown
Figured Iíd give Ďem a shot for 26.99 at Food-max.

Figured Iíd give Ďem a shot for 26.99 at Food-max.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By CaliGrown
Found it on Acme Tools for pre order, shipping...

Found it on Acme Tools for pre order, shipping starts May 1st. Itís got my interest
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 623,301
Posted By CaliGrown
Hell yeah! Chicken wire and dynacrete fat mud is...

Hell yeah! Chicken wire and dynacrete fat mud is the best of the best. Still blown away at that stucco corner bead trick. So many great takeaways. I tried that poly-foam float but it didnít put up...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-15-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 623,301
Posted By CaliGrown
Thanks Davy, niches are becoming less of a hassle...

Thanks Davy, niches are becoming less of a hassle as I get more under my belt. Iím thinking Justinís method of a screed works wonders I just havenít gotten the motion down smooth enough.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By CaliGrown
You can make furring strips out of ply or sister...

You can make furring strips out of ply or sister 2xís to flatten your studs before durrock. Itís best to not use thinset as flattening after the fact though. You can use it to skim minor deviations,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-12-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 623,301
Posted By CaliGrown
No flak from me, grouted corners look much nicer.

No flak from me, grouted corners look much nicer.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-11-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 623,301
Posted By CaliGrown
Ah now I see the mud is over the foam along the...

Ah now I see the mud is over the foam along the edges. Clean looking tile job, youíre moving along quick. I learned that the hard way too, always make them bigger and fill it in when the tiles going...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By CaliGrown
Mix thinset loose enough to brush on. Or do the...

Mix thinset loose enough to brush on. Or do the same with pure Portland.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-10-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 623,301
Posted By CaliGrown
Looks clean, how do you handle the transition to...

Looks clean, how do you handle the transition to the foam board?
255 Multimax is awesome, non-sag and super creamy. You wonít need spacers either.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By CaliGrown
Iíd rip that one out, and ditch those plastic...

Iíd rip that one out, and ditch those plastic sticks. Check out the liberry for a great deck mud tutorial. How did you do your mix? Was it prebagged?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By CaliGrown
You could float it and all would be right, save...

You could float it and all would be right, save some money and get beer while you wire and float.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By CaliGrown
Look up Kirk Giordano Platering on YouTube. I...

Look up Kirk Giordano Platering on YouTube. I sought him out for advice on a stone job over a finish coat and he directed me to all sorts of options. I wound up scoring the area , pressure washed,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-07-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By CaliGrown
I agree seamless is better, found that Pasco...

I agree seamless is better, found that Pasco makes a 8íer that Iíll order in. 10íL by 8íW is going to be a lot of liner to wrestle with. Justin, gluing it to the curb made it a dream to work with,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-28-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By CaliGrown
Heat gun and j-roller are on the shopping list....

Heat gun and j-roller are on the shopping list. Thatís one of the tightest liner installs Iíve seen. Never thought to use the glue on the curb. Thanks Justin. Wanna come out to the Central Valley?...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21,626
Views: 4,111,337
Posted By CaliGrown
Tight lines! Hope that sharpie lasts long enough...

Tight lines! Hope that sharpie lasts long enough for the check to clear
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By CaliGrown
Justin, I have a set of 8í by 5í6Ē pans coming...

Justin,
I have a set of 8í by 5í6Ē pans coming up. Going with a 6í wide pasco liner and will have to seam the liner. The manufacturer provides a seaming spec. that Iíll follow to a T. Going to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,304
Posted By CaliGrown
Ultracolor FA is Mapeiís high performance cement...

Ultracolor FA is Mapeiís high performance cement grout. Sets faster and can accomodate joints from a 1/16th.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-17-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By CaliGrown
Thanks CX, skipped over this page more than once....

Thanks CX, skipped over this page more than once. Iím working direct with the Homeowner. Communication with the GC to schedule a flood test since theyíve pulled the permits for the project.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-17-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By CaliGrown
TCNA Standard for the Divot Method

Been a while, Iíve actually maintained to get busier during the typically dead time of the year. Anyhow thereís an Inspector and GC hassling me. Which TCNA standard documents the divot method with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,304
Posted By CaliGrown
Pack your perimeter and around the drain with a...

Pack your perimeter and around the drain with a wood float, tamping it so it’s thumbprint hard. Fill in the field and tamp it so there’s excess, then take your edges and screed along the pan...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By CaliGrown
You can cut each piece down to roughly 10 1/8 to...

You can cut each piece down to roughly 10 1/8 to 1/4 range and miter the overhanging and riser/face edges. Gives you 6 equally sized pieces, and you can run the piece over the ends to keep your...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-20-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By CaliGrown
For exposed cuts highest Iíve taken it is 3000...

For exposed cuts highest Iíve taken it is 3000 for pita material, most stuff Iíve done is fine at 1500. To make the finish pop AgerTiger by Tenax works wonders after you do your final polish.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-14-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By CaliGrown
Vessel sinks are a breeze. Those pads you linked...

Vessel sinks are a breeze. Those pads you linked on Amazon are crap I returned my set after trying out the 50. I went out to my local granite shop and picked up dry pads for $11 each. If you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By CaliGrown
Go to your Masonry yard, and get some slate...

Go to your Masonry yard, and get some slate flagstone 3/4Ē minus. Never used it, but have seen some quartzite on a betting thatís 1/2Ē minus and is set as a pattern opposed to one by one like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-13-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By CaliGrown
Before I had a profile wheel set up and got...

Before I had a profile wheel set up and got comfortable with pads, I would take material to a granite fabrication shop for bullnosing.
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