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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,787
Posted By Motordoctor
I did try it once and wasn't sure if it damaged...

I did try it once and wasn't sure if it damaged the blade at all. I know the blade started chipping the tile edges a little more after I did it. Didn't know if that was just coincidence or what....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,787
Posted By Motordoctor
I decided it wasn't worth the risk so I just put...

I decided it wasn't worth the risk so I just put an abrasive wheel on, have a whole toolbox drawer full of them anyway, cost me about $.50 each.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,787
Posted By Motordoctor
Using a tile diamond blade to cut sheet metal

Any reason I shouldn't do that? Need to cut some steel brackets about .080" thick. Cut length about 4" total. Have a Makita diamond blade mounted in the angle grinder that I'm sure would do the job,...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-08-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,265
Posted By Motordoctor
My favorite flipper story was the one involving...

My favorite flipper story was the one involving Bob Vila and Conrad Janis. As the story went, Bob Vila did a house remodel and Conrad Janis (Mindy's dad on Mork and Mindy) bought the house based on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-29-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By Motordoctor
I think you're right about it being clumps now,...

I think you're right about it being clumps now, the stuff has been stored in my garage all winter so it has been exposed to moisture and low temps. The biggest one is the size of my hand, I will have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-29-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By Motordoctor
Rocks in Thinset

Just a quick question about thinset. I've used about 8 bags of the Bostik Big Tile and Stone mortar and didn't have any issues. These last two bags have some big rocks in them as well as some smaller...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-20-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 491,492
Posted By Motordoctor
When they shot the "end of the line" video, Roy...

When they shot the "end of the line" video, Roy had already died although he had recorded the song. So in the vid, when his part comes up, they show his guitar rocking in the chair. Died way too soon...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,115
Posted By Motordoctor
I had two high spots in my kitchen floor, right...

I had two high spots in my kitchen floor, right next to a wall. Didn't want to pull up the subfloor to shave the joists down, and was too afraid to try SLC in case it went badly. So I decided to go...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,129
Posted By Motordoctor
Thanks for the links, saw quite a few articles...

Thanks for the links, saw quite a few articles but not those. Must not have used the right key words.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,129
Posted By Motordoctor
Like the old saying goes, happy wife, happy life....

Like the old saying goes, happy wife, happy life. Since most of it really doesn't matter to me one way or the other, better to just do what she wants. Less things for her to bitch about :)
One other...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,129
Posted By Motordoctor
Another dopey question: Have to put a few final...

Another dopey question: Have to put a few final pieces of tile around the microwave, and being lazy I just bought some mastic instead of mixing up a batch of thin-set for 6 tiles. It's Custom...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-01-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 600,628
Posted By Motordoctor
Here in NYC it went from a Blizzard last week...

Here in NYC it went from a Blizzard last week with 30" of snow to clear, sunny and 54 out. Now that is some weird weather for this place
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,129
Posted By Motordoctor
Might be a little tough to manage that. Unless I...

Might be a little tough to manage that. Unless I wanted to buy another 12 ft piece and have another go at it. Either that or I would have to splice a piece into it and make it longer. If I suggest...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,129
Posted By Motordoctor
I was thinking that I would fill it in with...

I was thinking that I would fill it in with either clear, some white or I do have the matching sanded caulk (Platinum)to the grout. Another reason not to like the beveled tiles (but it's what the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,129
Posted By Motordoctor
Kitchen counter trim question

This isn't a tile question exactly although it does "involve" tile. Since I've been out of commission for the last month with a hip replacement, the wife hired some guy from her old neighborhood to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-25-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,125
Posted By Motordoctor
Never been to Texas, but I've heard that Austin...

Never been to Texas, but I've heard that Austin is just San Francisco East. From other Texans. That true?
Forum: The Mud Box 01-25-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,645
Posted By Motordoctor
What are you going to grout that with? :)

What are you going to grout that with? :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,182
Posted By Motordoctor
If you can find one second hand, a good one is an...

If you can find one second hand, a good one is an aircraft riveting hammer. They're not as powerful as a normal air hammer but they're way more controllable. Being an aircraft tool, they're big bux...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,125
Posted By Motordoctor
Well, there is a reason for it. But who am I to...

Well, there is a reason for it. But who am I to say, I lived in SoCal for 25 years. Are you one of the dying breed? You know, an actual Native Californian? What's funny is when I tell somebody here...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,125
Posted By Motordoctor
That is true also. That was back in the Tom...

That is true also. That was back in the Tom McCall (gov) days The don't californicate Oregon was on a couple of billboards in the Portland area and they had lots of bumper stickers tool.


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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,125
Posted By Motordoctor
As an Oregonian I would give you this piece of...

As an Oregonian I would give you this piece of advice. Don't tell anybody you're from California unless they are from California. Native Oregonians HATE Californians. With a Passion. There used to be...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-18-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,699
Posted By Motordoctor
That guy should be in politics because he can...

That guy should be in politics because he can really sling some mud :devil:
Forum: The Mud Box 01-16-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,277
Posted By Motordoctor
Actually he died back in 2005. But you are right,...

Actually he died back in 2005. But you are right, he was a good actor and all around nice guy.
Forum: The Mud Box 01-11-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By Motordoctor
Just sit back, eat your free ice cream and enjoy...

Just sit back, eat your free ice cream and enjoy the show. As usual, I don't endorse anybody, just the people I hang with happen to hate Democrats :)
As far as leaving the country, no matter where...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-26-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 177,497
Posted By Motordoctor
Wow, who knew I was milking the proverbial cash...

Wow, who knew I was milking the proverbial cash cow back in the day. I could have been rich :clap2:
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