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Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade 03-28-2020, 06:53 AM
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Price reduced to $40. Shipping available at...

Price reduced to $40. Shipping available at additional cost.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade 03-20-2020, 07:32 PM
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Price reduced to $50. Shipping available at...

Price reduced to $50. Shipping available at additional cost.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade 02-29-2020, 05:42 PM
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DeWalt DW235G 1/2" 7.8 amp variable speed reversing drill - excellent condition

DeWalt DW235G 1/2" 7.8 amp variable speed reversing drill in excellent condition, includes chuck key and adjustable handle. Great for mixing tile grout.

- Reversible power drilling at various...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade 12-29-2019, 01:41 PM
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Views: 155
Posted By chassis
6" bench vise - Quality brand model QHDV6 - swivels and with anvil

6" heavy duty bench vise, Quality brand model QHDV6.

Includes powerful 6" wide jaws and 6 1/2" max opening width. The vise swivels and includes an anvil. Features gripping jaws to hold pipe or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-25-2017, 08:22 AM
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Views: 1,138
Posted By chassis
Referral needed in Toledo, OH area

Hello all, Merry Christmas!

I am looking for a referral for a tile craftsman in the Toledo area. This is for a below grade residential shower. Likely will require a Schluter/Kerdi or full mud...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By chassis
Will's guest shower remodel project

Hello all,

After a 4-5 year absence I am thinking of starting another bath remodel project. This is a 42" x 60" shower in a basement bathroom. It has tile on floor, walls and ceiling, with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By chassis
Thanks Shaughnn!

Thanks Shaughnn!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By chassis
Grouting art tile (Ann Sacks, et. al.)

Evening all. I am getting design ideas together for a powder room re-do. I like some of the tile patterns on the Ann Sacks website. Question about grouting some of the high-relief patterns,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2008, 11:23 AM
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Views: 1,895
Posted By chassis
Hitachi diamond drill bit - great product!

The Hitachi diamond grit drill bit is awesome for drilling holes in porcelain tile. I just used this bit for the first time, to install a Ginger soap dish in the kids' shower. I formerly used the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,566
Posted By chassis
Grouted yesterday. Looks pretty good. Will wait...

Grouted yesterday. Looks pretty good. Will wait until tomorrow to seal the grout and lay the silicone at the tub-tile juncture. Almost done, coming up on 17 months elapsed project time.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,421
Posted By chassis
Scott, I just finished my first mud wall...

Scott,

I just finished my first mud wall project, and used a recipe of 4:1:1. This is 4 shovels of play sand : 1 shovel of Portland : 1 shovel of lime. Worked real good. Don't get afraid...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By chassis
Yep I agree with Marge and Davy on the bucket and...

Yep I agree with Marge and Davy on the bucket and microfiber towel. I forgot that I use those items, they are with me during work sessions.

Marge, good tip on the MF towel for paddle cleanup!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By chassis
I keep my margin trowel clean by scraping both...

I keep my margin trowel clean by scraping both flat sides of the blade on the rim of the bucket. Buckets I don't try real hard to keep clean, because they clean up relatively easily. When...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,374
Posted By chassis
I'm going to change paddles. I've been using the...

I'm going to change paddles. I've been using the square one, but will switch to the spiral or egg beater, whatever HD has in stock.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,357
Posted By chassis
Chris, For a tool, I like to use a RotoZip...

Chris,

For a tool, I like to use a RotoZip with a masonry wheel, or a 4" grinder with a similar wheel. After the old tile is removed, mark your cut line on the wall with a pencil, and use a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,066
Posted By chassis
Casey, I'm a DIYer with 2 mud-related...

Casey,

I'm a DIYer with 2 mud-related projects under my belt. My #1 mistake/problem with fat mud is mixing it too dry. This crates problems like those you experienced. In the case of wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,580
Posted By chassis
Andrew, The pros here will give you lots of...

Andrew,

The pros here will give you lots of good information. I'm a DIYer who just finished a project with a mud floor and mud walls. It was a fun project.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,758
Posted By chassis
Tear out the old and put in new materials. Don't...

Tear out the old and put in new materials. Don't tile over the existing surround.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,722
Posted By chassis
If it were mine, I would paint first, then tile...

If it were mine, I would paint first, then tile the splash. Painting seals the plaster, and IMHO gives a better finish along any tile-to-paint junction. To my eye it looks better than cutting in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,566
Posted By chassis
Last course of field tile is up. Ready for...

Last course of field tile is up. Ready for bullnose and the mosaic insert. I included a picture of my jig that I used to jig float the mosaic niche. Because the walls weren't exactly plumb or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,566
Posted By chassis
Thanks Davy! I agree that grout will look much...

Thanks Davy! I agree that grout will look much better.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,292
Posted By chassis
I would buy one. After I did my first bath...

I would buy one. After I did my first bath remodel, I decided there was no way to rent one and not spend a ton of money. The flexibility of owning a saw, so you can tile whenever you like, is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,240
Posted By chassis
Agree with the above, or stop the profile short...

Agree with the above, or stop the profile short and use the purpose-made end cap. Another way around this is to use a stone pencil liner, such as 3/4" half round travertine. When you cut the end...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,361
Posted By chassis
Go Lions! Go Wings! (native Detroiter) ...

Go Lions! Go Wings! (native Detroiter)

Can you cut in from the edge of the tile? This means you can make the cut with a grinder and diamond wheel, or a wet saw, or nibblers. Keep in mind...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,243
Posted By chassis
Marcus, What brand grout did you use? ...

Marcus,

What brand grout did you use? What are the instructions for it? I use Mapei grout and have never misted it and have had good results.

What brand soap dish do you have, and what is...
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