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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By CaliGrown
Ahh, thanks CX!! Suppose I was half right,...

Ahh, thanks CX!! Suppose I was half right, thought Imperial was foreign because the Japanese. Always learning in unexpected ways :fish2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By CaliGrown
Metric is good unless you’re framing with US...

Metric is good unless you’re framing with US lumber and sheet goods. Even crazy framer from Canada uses the empirical fat max tape.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 542
Posted By CaliGrown
Either way will work, according to the Schluter...

Either way will work, according to the Schluter high council of N.A.
I’d do the walls first, get them nice and flat, square & plumb. Waterproof accordingly, put a ledger to start up a course or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By CaliGrown
Another vote for Mr. John Bridge’s Suggestion,...

Another vote for Mr. John Bridge’s Suggestion, your best bet!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By CaliGrown
Schluter can be tinkered with to make work when...

Schluter can be tinkered with to make work when tile becomes proud or Schluter is proud. 5/16” tile will take either a 3/8” or 5/16” profile, depends on your wall flatness and bond coat thickness....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,427
Posted By CaliGrown
I’d cut a joint into your pattern/layout to...

I’d cut a joint into your pattern/layout to accommodate the saw cut, will be less hassle and as CX pointed out much more effective as an expansion joint opposed to sill zig zagging.
Here’s one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,512
Posted By CaliGrown
Here’s a good one for doing curbs: your diamond...

Here’s a good one for doing curbs: your diamond lath is better than our West Coast (Nor Cal) Chicken War.
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsHHW5TlppH806XELF3HViGwGy0uH8a0a
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By CaliGrown
Nick, I would check out YouTube for some mud work...

Nick, I would check out YouTube for some mud work tips. I used to get caught up with over prepping for prep. Sal DiBlasi, Tile Coach (Isaac Ostrom), Dave Blake, Donnie D, Stud Pack, Craig Harimon,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By CaliGrown
Nice go with the pebbles and the floating floor...

Nice go with the pebbles and the floating floor too, came out very clean!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By CaliGrown
Agree with CX, some of our best jobs are the ones...

Agree with CX, some of our best jobs are the ones we don’t take on. You’ll have plenty other opportunities for LFT in the future, they’re not going away or getting smaller anytime soon. Do charge...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-16-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21,852
Views: 4,884,757
Posted By CaliGrown
Lmao Dave, yep, still friends. Just happened...

Lmao Dave,
yep, still friends. Just happened to be my turn to help him out on this one!

All chipping happened on the backside fortunately, stuff seemed to have so much stress in it (nothing to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-14-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21,852
Views: 4,884,757
Posted By CaliGrown
Next level stuff Jeff!!! Helped a fellow...

Next level stuff Jeff!!!

Helped a fellow installer, he said it was thin panel porcelain. Material was 2cm slabs, we got ‘em in regardless, damn near killed ourselves on the stairwell though.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-05-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,780
Views: 1,676,293
Posted By CaliGrown
Two liners. Intention/Thoughys “double the...

Two liners. Intention/Thoughys “double the protection, slow down any leaks from the wallboard screws and staples.”. Actuality is that it’s twice as likely to fail. Lol. Never come across a double...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By CaliGrown
Wont prevent it, would slow it down as all the...

Wont prevent it, would slow it down as all the moisture that’ll be directed through those penetrations is going to be through capillary action from soaking into the mud bed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By CaliGrown
Metal studs are good for straight edges in a...

Metal studs are good for straight edges in a pinch. I’d run some string lines across the floor to see where the valleys are most prevelant. You can run a laser for a benchmark, but your tile cares...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-04-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By CaliGrown
Don’t know about the polymer additive doing ya...

Don’t know about the polymer additive doing ya any good here, the stuff is tacky but as far as being an adhesive for sheet goods I don’t think so.

I’d wager a non water soluble carpet or sheet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By CaliGrown
:bang::bang: Darn, time to get the hammer and...

:bang::bang:
Darn, time to get the hammer and pry-bar out. As CX pointed out you have a failed shower, with multiple directed channels for future wood rot.

Might be able to seam a new piece of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By CaliGrown
No redguard onto the pan/final mud bed. More...

No redguard onto the pan/final mud bed.
More harm than good, with your water in water out system. If you sealed the pan, it would create a happy environment for mold growth when the water gets into...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By CaliGrown
Access from below for blocking? Why not...

Access from below for blocking? Why not double-sister each joist, or block off to split your spans with some retro-joists with hangers on your block-offs?
Makes your 24” o.c. closer to 19.2” or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By CaliGrown
Are those Hemisphere pebbles? Kona sands? If so...

Are those Hemisphere pebbles? Kona sands?
If so here’s two pans when set individually, did it after wall tile was set & grouted. Client had us take out all of the reds and other undesirable pieces,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By CaliGrown
1/4” trowel is good to go, I’d pull them off &...

1/4” trowel is good to go, I’d pull them off & set them one by one. Let’s you sort out the uglies and you can get away without any cuts. I’d put the baseboard up first so you don’t have to scribe to...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-02-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,593
Views: 389,148
Posted By CaliGrown
Stylish Incognito.. https://youtu.be/U5QLi64qPK8

Stylish Incognito..
https://youtu.be/U5QLi64qPK8
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By CaliGrown
Big box stores typically have a pallet with misc....

Big box stores typically have a pallet with misc. damaged bagged goods at discounted rates. In the blue store and orange store if they’re near you, they sell rapid sets in 25# sacs and some glass...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-25-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,780
Views: 1,676,293
Posted By CaliGrown
SMH beige on white. So long as it’s grounded..

SMH beige on white. So long as it’s grounded..
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-24-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21,852
Views: 4,884,757
Posted By CaliGrown
Lmao, one more reason to like oceans 11. Funny...

Lmao, one more reason to like oceans 11. Funny where we find our useful info from. Happy Holidays Shawn, and to the JBF Pros and Regulars!!
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