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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-18-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By HammerMill88
Thanks Brad, I hadnt thought of that....my first...

Thanks Brad, I hadnt thought of that....my first inclination was that the mudding was done over too long an interval (allowed to dry?) since all the cracking is in that one area, but improper lathing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-18-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By HammerMill88
Compression(?) fractures in shower walls.

Hello all, it has been a while. Hope all are doing well. I am back in search of advice/opinion(s).

I looked at a shower today that has what appear to be lateral compression fractures on three...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By HammerMill88
oh yeah, there are some cracks...nothing...

oh yeah,

there are some cracks...nothing major; and,

what about (existing) expansion joints...surely i don't want to tile over them?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By HammerMill88
Yeah, I was wondering about grout joints...I'm...

Yeah, I was wondering about grout joints...I'm thinking water can get in there and expand when it freezes...other reasons?

I've used 254 before, that is some sticky stuff.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By HammerMill88
tiling around a cement pond?

:yo:Howdy Folks...Hope all is well with everybody! Me?....I'm still trying to figure out what I have been doing for the last 6 months:scratch:

Anyway, got a gal (same customer for whom I did...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-17-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,311
Posted By HammerMill88
Yeah, saw 12 bucks behind house the other day,...

Yeah, saw 12 bucks behind house the other day, one of which proly score 160 except one side broke off. Killed a 162 back there last year.

Seems like lots of dove this year too. Just so blasted...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-16-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 168,212
Posted By HammerMill88
Come on Jeremy. He is a water dog!!! You know he...

Come on Jeremy. He is a water dog!!! You know he loves it. Do it for the both of you.
Forum: The Mud Box 08-16-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By HammerMill88
Is this new news to anybody???

They are coming after them boys and girls...get ready. Starting a little slower than Australia, but they are foaming at the mouth. My 76 yr. old ex-Air Force buddy says, and I quote..."If I was the...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-16-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By HammerMill88
Yes Michael...Thank you for your service indeed! ...

Yes Michael...Thank you for your service indeed!

Coincidentally, a dear friend of mine also named Michael is in Iraq on his 2nd tour. He says the weather there is a little more "oven-ish" than...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-15-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,820,710
Posted By HammerMill88
Clyde...nice color array!

Clyde...nice color array!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,225
Posted By HammerMill88
Jake, Are you going to have any issues...

Jake,

Are you going to have any issues regarding water-proofing around that window?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,795
Posted By HammerMill88
Maybe over kill, but I only use 2" HD Galvanized...

Maybe over kill, but I only use 2" HD Galvanized screws on Durock...6" on edge and 8" in field. => Solid.

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By HammerMill88
Edit: Nailing 2x's together.

Remember, crown, if any goes up. Pick through and find two good pieces with a very slight crown.

Also, if you have a good table saw. Once you nail them together (watch out for nails sticking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By HammerMill88
Yeah Alan, sorry about the informality...

Yeah Alan, sorry about the informality earlier...Welcome aboard! There are some really good, knowledgeable people here.

Ed kinda hit on the 2x12 joist hangers. The 2x12 gives you enough hanger to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By HammerMill88
CX's 2nd option is the one I would go with since...

CX's 2nd option is the one I would go with since u have already installed blocking.

Just double u up a 2x6 beam 1/2 way that spans across all joists. Use some 2x12 double-joist hangers (at least4...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 150,005
Posted By HammerMill88
Incredible John!

Incredible John!
Forum: The Mud Box 08-09-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 1,820,710
Posted By HammerMill88
Nice pic Nessie, and Brian those are cool pics...

Nice pic Nessie, and Brian those are cool pics too!

Nessie, do remember the focal length - f-stop?
Forum: The Mud Box 08-07-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 123,572
Posted By HammerMill88
Roger, I haven't taken anything personal. I...

Roger,

I haven't taken anything personal. I guess I am too vehement in my passion for my Country and it's Constitution.

We have scoundrels in Washington that have created an atmosphere that is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-07-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 1,985,269
Posted By HammerMill88
You mean "trailer-house" don't you Brian? I think...

You mean "trailer-house" don't you Brian? I think you are right!
Forum: The Mud Box 08-07-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 123,572
Posted By HammerMill88
Roger, 1st: I apologize for attacking you...

Roger,

1st: I apologize for attacking you personally in my last post. Forgive me all of you.

2nd: Thank you for your service in the USMC!


Please take head though, Roger. As a Marine, you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-05-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22,080
Views: 6,242,248
Posted By HammerMill88
Dan, is that window in the shower?

Dan, is that window in the shower?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-05-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By HammerMill88
No Brian, now I'm lol. Definitely Good Luck...

No Brian, now I'm lol.

Definitely Good Luck to you!

I've always been able to nail my wood floors down. I'm sure you have a good vapor barrier under slab hopefully?

Oh, BTW, in my current...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-05-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By HammerMill88
Oh, duh!!! I just now realized you are talking...

Oh, duh!!! I just now realized you are talking about gluing down a floor in which I have no experience!

Sorry, my concussion still has its grasp.

Good luck.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-05-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By HammerMill88
Brian, I don't know anything about ProSource...

Brian, I don't know anything about ProSource glues. I use fresh Titebond II, and have never had a failure. You can probably google best hardwood glues. I think white glues are your best choice. Make...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-05-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,424
Posted By HammerMill88
Josh and Bill...really nice work. Josh I've...

Josh and Bill...really nice work.

Josh I've heard of your method making quarter round. Being a neophyte to tile, I have limited experience. I can mud up a good bed though.

Josh, the end of...
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