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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2008, 01:35 PM
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Posted By queenofthetile
A few more...

A few more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Red face Okay....it definitely is not perfect by any...

Okay....it definitely is not perfect by any stretch, and definitely shows how much of a rookie I am. I have a little wider grout/caulk joints where the ceiling and floors meet the walls, and I did...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Smile Okay...I know it has been a long time since I...

Okay...I know it has been a long time since I posted, but I just finished sealing the grout last night & wanted to show off my finished shower! I still need to put up some trim pieces around the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Curb Calculator?

Okay....lotsa progress since last post, and I am now to the point where I am ready to mud my curb. I bought a bag of masonry mix from the big box store, but I don't know how much mud I need to mix...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
High Gloss Sealer

Is there some type of high gloss sealer for tile that would help it to be a little shinier? The tile we got for the wall tiles in the shower have a matt finish (we got them on clearance/sale), but I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
I actually did notch the corner ones (I really...

I actually did notch the corner ones (I really did, it just doesn't show very well in the pictures) with my dremmel tool. I shaved off a little less than 1/4". Do I need to notch all of them, or just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
One step closer to tile!

Dang it! I wish I had read Bob's post before I took them out, but oh well. :rolleyes:

As it turns out, the sharpie marker line worked out just as well as a screed as the boards would have (I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Alright. Somehow I got the impression from...

Alright. Somehow I got the impression from somewhere that I could use the screed boards, and that they didn't have to be removed, since they were underneath the membrane. Who knows. Anyhoo...... I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Alright! I've finally gotten all of my prepping...

Alright! I've finally gotten all of my prepping done (walls plumb, ceiling/light installed, blocking around perimeter walls for pan to lay against, poly & lathe on floor, poly vapor bariier on walls,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,036
Posted By queenofthetile
I'm no expert here by any means at all, but in my...

I'm no expert here by any means at all, but in my opinion, if you are already going to be going through the hassle of doing some mud anyway, wouldn't it be easier to do the whole thing out of mud...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Thanks. This is what I was wondering. I know the...

Thanks. This is what I was wondering. I know the bags are sold in lbs, but I bought alot more lbs than I will use at one time out of those bags, and I will be mixing them at different times...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2008, 04:27 PM
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Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Deck Mud Ratio

Okay....I've gotten portland cement and plenty of sand and am ready to make my preslope in my shower floor. The question i have is how do they measure the 5 to 1 or 4 to 1 ratio? Does it go by weight...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Okay. Lets see if I can add these pictures...

Okay. Lets see if I can add these pictures correctly. Hopefully y'all will be able to see the hole I am talking about. The darker strip of plywood looks like it is not structurally sound, but it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,000
Posted By queenofthetile
Anybody know if they make a bit for a Dremmel...

Anybody know if they make a bit for a Dremmel Tool that I could use to shave rounded edges in tile?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Thanks! I went crazy blocking and joisting up...

Thanks! I went crazy blocking and joisting up under the new floor. Its supported everywhere, there was just that little hole in the floor in front of the stud plate near the corner where the old...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
Posted By queenofthetile
Red face Karin's Bathroom/Shower Re-do

Hello all! I've been reading and reading for the last several weeks, and am preparing to start my shower installation, but I have a few questions. (This is my first tile experience - I would pick the...
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