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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
The cost of glass doors/walls varies from...

The cost of glass doors/walls varies from hundreds (off-the-shelf stuff in limited sizes) up into the thousands (custom fit to your exact shower). Maybe you’d like to start with a couple of potential...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Almost all that type of work that I’m aware of is...

Almost all that type of work that I’m aware of is supplied ready-to-install by a specialty mosaic tile supplier. My hat’s off to you if you’re attempting to do that manually.

:yo:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Assuming the directions were adhered to for the...

Assuming the directions were adhered to for the first pour:
Yes, you can pour SLC over SLC if you hit it with the manufacturer-specified primer. That brings up a good question...You did use the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I agree with Kevin on those blades. Is the...

I agree with Kevin on those blades.

Is the chipping occurring on the front of the blade as it cuts the tile on the “down-stroke” of the blade? Or on the backside on the “up-stroke” of the blade?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Panels as you describe are meant to be fitted, or...

Panels as you describe are meant to be fitted, or scribed, into position. Find the lowest point of the shower pan where it meets the two walls, then measure upwards to a height equal to that of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Ok, thanks. That saw has mixed reviews. Some work...

Ok, thanks. That saw has mixed reviews. Some work great and some, not so great. I don’t have experience with that blade. But I can tell you that Ridgid is not known for high performance wetsaw...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
No need to quote. :) Details would help on...

No need to quote. :)

Details would help on which saw and which blade you’ve got. Until then, I’ll give generic suggestions: Have you tried sharpening/dressing the blade? As far as scoring the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, James. :wave: Is the...

Welcome to the forum, James. :wave:

Is the blade you’re using the one that was included with the saw? If so, it’s helpful to know that these are typically inexpensive blades that might not cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 217
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Travis! :wave: The...

Welcome to the forum, Travis! :wave:

The good news is that we can help you figure this out. There are a lot of different aporoved methods for tiling. And it often varies on whether it’s a floor...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-04-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Can we ask which grout and which sealer you used?...

Can we ask which grout and which sealer you used?

:)
Forum: The Mud Box 04-02-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 27,873
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
That's the beauty of free speech, eh? One is free...

That's the beauty of free speech, eh? One is free to stop by the local disco club and announce to the crowd that, "Disco Sucks!", then leave. Only to visit again on another Friday night with the same...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes, to the fiberglass tape. :)

Yes, to the fiberglass tape.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
...unless the grout gets too hard. :)

...unless the grout gets too hard.

:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-02-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I'm very curious to know if the lines are etched...

I'm very curious to know if the lines are etched into the stone or if they are a surface contaminant of some sort. A surface contaminant is likely to be a lot easier to fix than an etching issue.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Maybe because he's already removed all the tiles...

Maybe because he's already removed all the tiles in question?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
There are two types of cove. Stuff that sits on...

There are two types of cove. Stuff that sits on top of the floor tile and stuff that's meant to be set down lower to produce a single clean inside radius curve.

While the photo looks like it might...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-01-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 31,047
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yeah, I’m always surprised at how much y’all pay...

Yeah, I’m always surprised at how much y’all pay for cars and trucks. Lotta money. :tazebro:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Lisa! :wave: Aside...

Welcome to the forum, Lisa! :wave:

Aside from what the others are saying...
One other big thing to consider is the fact that this is a condo. Many, many condo associations require some sort of...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-01-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 31,047
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Had to dig this old thread up because gas is...

Had to dig this old thread up because gas is being sold for 97 cents a gallon in the middle of the state. :eek:

About 30 miles from me, it’s $1.09. And in town, it’s $1.45.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Grout drying “too light” is an extremely common...

Grout drying “too light” is an extremely common problem. I gave up listening to the tech folks explain why it happened because no matter what I did or how closely I followed the directions, the grout...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, DC. :wave: I agree...

Welcome to the forum, DC. :wave:

I agree with the others. While I can’t see all the tiles clearly through the screen of my phone, I can clearly see that at least several tiles are quite...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-31-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yikes! :eek: Sorry to hear. Have you paid...

Yikes! :eek:

Sorry to hear. Have you paid the contractor with a check or credit card that you could stop or disputes the charges? If so, time is of the essence to contact your financial...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-31-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 27,873
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
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212844
Forum: The Mud Box 03-30-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 27,873
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Beastie Boys - Intergalactic

Laz (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/member.php?u=20176) and a-wall, that’s our team
Step inside the party, disrupt the whole scene
When it comes to grout, well, he’s a fiend
He likes his...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I also like beating the details to perfection....

I also like beating the details to perfection. But I agree with the others that it’s better to leave that alone rather than grinding it.

Quick question: is that a backsplash behind something like...
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