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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
218609 So this was the goal - two equally sized...

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So this was the goal - two equally sized strips of accent.

Ran into another problem (I am horrible at planning). I planned the long wall instead of the side walls. The accent strips...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
The gap between the CBU and the FT is 1/2". The...

The gap between the CBU and the FT is 1/2". The thickness of the accent strip is about 3/16". I don't have any spare Wedi board, but I have read that Schluter ditra (about 1/8" thick) can be used...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
218467 Done! Dropped a tile though on the...

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Done! Dropped a tile though on the bathtub when it slipped out of my hand. Sigh.... One step forward, one step back.

I have been using 1/2 x 1/2" trowel for the field tile, so you are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Wow Dan! Everyone here likes your idea...

Wow Dan!

Everyone here likes your idea better! Thanks! What do you think?

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Measured it out on the wall. The showerhead will come out directly through the center of the top row of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Right you are, Dan! That being said, I think...

Right you are, Dan!

That being said, I think I came up with a slightly more elegant solution. What do you think?

Lower strip below the original which I will place right at eye level (60-62-ish...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Ok.... So I think I have made a mistake, and now...

Ok.... So I think I have made a mistake, and now it is too late to fix it. Just looking for anyone's opinion as to what the best choice is here.

I have put my first row of tile down, second row...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Cool. I think we will go with the 30% offset...

Cool. I think we will go with the 30% offset then.

Thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Offset on tub surround walls with square LFT?

Thanks CX. Great advice as usual.

I didn't like the old window trim anyways, so I went ahead and said "Enough of this window trim!" and did away with it. I will make a square window casing/trim...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
First of all, Merry Christmas and/or Happy...

First of all, Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays!

I wanted to bump this thread as I am working on this tonight and tomorrow morning. I think I asked too many questions last time, so I want to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
To be honest, I didn't even think about fixing...

To be honest, I didn't even think about fixing the wall... hmmm. I'll consider it. I didn't notice it's concavity until just now, so I doubt that it will bother me if I can get the baseboard to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Got a new vanity installed after returning the...

Got a new vanity installed after returning the last disaster. It works nicely. Got another one to do. Same price as the last one, but higher quality (slow close doors, better trim around the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Well ss3964spd, as I mentioned before, I lack...

Well ss3964spd, as I mentioned before, I lack foresight...

I did what you suggested and was VERY excited with how well it worked out. It went perfectly.... right up to the point that it didn't......
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Not sure what a "....... brace" is and a google...

Not sure what a "....... brace" is and a google search is, well... interesting... That bottom board can be removed - it is held in by a couple of staples through a plastic 90ยบ angle corner piece.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Unfortunately, no access from below in this...

Unfortunately, no access from below in this room... :(
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-12-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Thanks for the advice ss3964spd. I undercut the...

Thanks for the advice ss3964spd. I undercut the door jambs like you said. May have made one a little too high by accident, so I will get to deal with that later.

Alright... floor tiles installed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Just some photos of the tiling process so far... ...

Just some photos of the tiling process so far...

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mortar on everything...

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cleaned up a little

So here are my questions, as I am trying to proceed here into the closet.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
I am going to break this up into two posts - the...

I am going to break this up into two posts - the first is an update with things that I have done since the end of October, what went well and what didn't. Then the second post with some questions.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Thanks for the reply. This is more of an...

Thanks for the reply.

This is more of an informative post. No questions at the moment, just putting down what the plan is for the week.

I spoke with the Ardex/Henry Rep today. I'll just throw...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Gonna bump this thread. Just a quick...

Gonna bump this thread.

Just a quick summary:
2 layers of plywood down (3/4" original subfloor and 1/2" nominal on top of that).
The floor is crowned, about 3/8" low on the left side and 5/16"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
I realize in the previous post I said "level" the...

I realize in the previous post I said "level" the floor. I am just trying to make it flat for the uncoupling membrane. Not necessarily level.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Alright, it's been a couple of days. Got some...

Alright, it's been a couple of days. Got some work done.


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I have removed the toilet flange, removed the water-damaged plywood subfloor under the toilet, added a bunch of bolsters, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Well, my Lowe's trip to pick up 1/2" plywood for...

Well, my Lowe's trip to pick up 1/2" plywood for the layer on top of the subfloor was horrible. There was no 15/32" exterior, BCX plywood left that wasn't covered with tons of mold. This is what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
I suppose you are probably referring to...

I suppose you are probably referring to this:Plytanium Plywood (https://www.lowes.com/pd/Plytanium-15-32-CAT-PS1-09-Square-Structural-Plywood-Pine-Application-as-4-x-8/3010108) which says it is rated...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
Over my dead body! hahaha I spoke with my...

Over my dead body! hahaha

I spoke with my wife and we agreed that the height difference isn't too terrible (between the hallway and the bathroom) and doing the second layer of plywood as you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,038
Posted By CommanderCut
The hallway flooring sits 0.77" above the current...

The hallway flooring sits 0.77" above the current plywood subfloor (which measures 0.73").

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Adding on an additional 15/32" piece of plywood...
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