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Forum: The Mud Box Today, 06:21 AM
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Posted By CaliGrown
Youngest was moving hardwood and making a...

Youngest was moving hardwood and making a caterpillar outta extra tile, does great onsite :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 824,044
Posted By CaliGrown
Good tips Justin!! Hawk’s already in hand too...

Good tips Justin!! Hawk’s already in hand too :bow:

As a check, I’ll quickly rod off my sticks in a few sections after plumbing and squaring up the sticks and measure my diagonals, it’s good...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Today, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By CaliGrown
A drill with a scrub brush attached in combo with...

A drill with a scrub brush attached in combo with some diluted muriatic acid on the porcelain. May etch the concrete coping/pavers so best to try in an inconspicuous area. To prevent etching it has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By CaliGrown
I like option 2, if you’re set on using an...

I like option 2, if you’re set on using an uncoupling membrane. Have you done a mock up to figure your installed assembly with the field tile? Also how fksy have you gotten your slab?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-02-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 824,044
Posted By CaliGrown
16 Fat @ 50# and 5 deck @ 55# = 1075 lbs. plus...

16 Fat @ 50# and 5 deck @ 55# = 1075 lbs. plus thinset & tile. I’ve yet to encounter an issue due to the weight, have solved many wonky framing shortcomings though.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-01-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 824,044
Posted By CaliGrown
Ehh hahaha, buncha cheaters we are!:yeah:

Ehh hahaha, buncha cheaters we are!:yeah:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 824,044
Posted By CaliGrown
Been letting loose on the reins and having...

Been letting loose on the reins and having Eduardo get into more and more independent/uncomfortable tasks to ensure he can become a full on mechanic vs. being an installer only. He’s starting to get...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-26-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,799
Views: 1,696,707
Posted By CaliGrown
Video of the worst job, don’t wish this upon...

Video of the worst job, don’t wish this upon anyone....maybe on the non-paying clientele. Hard pan, quartzite and slate deposits just below grade
https://youtu.be/83ieTRLoxn0
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-26-2021, 05:30 AM
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Views: 4,954,796
Posted By CaliGrown
Got the rebar in, inspection later today. Gunite...

Got the rebar in, inspection later today. Gunite crew will shoot it bright & early this Saturday. Tile and Masonry end of next week, we like the gunite to damp cure for a few days......
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2021, 02:56 AM
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Views: 4,954,796
Posted By CaliGrown
Talking Off to Santa Rosa later on today to start a...

Off to Santa Rosa later on today to start a shower for a repeat client’s parent’s, been on the list of to do’s since they first saw my work in May of 2018 at their son’s guest house :moon:

Here...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By CaliGrown
:drool2: Thanks CX!!! I too value Gobis’ word...

:drool2:
Thanks CX!!! I too value Gobis’ word as the bond for anything Tile!! :irishjoy::D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By CaliGrown
CX will have your industry approved answer. ...

CX will have your industry approved answer.

We’re it my job I’d use a peel ‘n stick anti fracture membrane over the wood surface. Green skin, if not a primer then skim coat your 317/333 combo then...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By CaliGrown
Thanks Shawn, love me them videos from Kirk....

Thanks Shawn, love me them videos from Kirk. Saved me from trucking up a few times :bonk:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By CaliGrown
That’s interesting stuff Justin, caught my...

That’s interesting stuff Justin, caught my curiosity and it’s got my attention. I’m a cheap date when it comes to doing things with traditional methods that old historical merits :)
A fellow...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4,799
Views: 1,696,707
Posted By CaliGrown
Lmao. The barcode’s an up charge Jerry, it’s a...

Lmao. The barcode’s an up charge Jerry, it’s a special feature/accent specific for the client that works in retail. Stinking crap garbage finish work.

On a similar note. Here’s some more garbage,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-23-2021, 11:22 PM
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Views: 4,954,796
Posted By CaliGrown
https://youtu.be/4rAnp6aJ8AA End of day 1,...

https://youtu.be/4rAnp6aJ8AA

End of day 1, pool plumbing except for equipment set stubs and all trenching minus lead to the electrical panel are left.
Finish those and start tying the rebar for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-23-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21,916
Views: 4,954,796
Posted By CaliGrown
Prep comes in different forms... lol gotta have...

Prep comes in different forms... lol gotta have the plumbing and rebar before you can gunite and then prep for tile :yeah::D:tup2::tongue:
https://youtu.be/xo7dWuvJ9KA
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21,916
Views: 4,954,796
Posted By CaliGrown
Good stuff as always Brian, tile masons can do...

Good stuff as always Brian, tile masons can do broader projects than solely tile setters.. nice layout and blend. Musta been fun grout bagging and raking the joints on an interior job :)
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,246
Posted By CaliGrown
It’ll be fine mark, we do it all the time for...

It’ll be fine mark, we do it all the time for horizontal surfaces in a shower/wet area. I.e. benches, niches, curbs, pony walls, shelves.

Lotta wall tile has a bad chance when it’s up against...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By CaliGrown
Hell yeah Justin!! Mud is and always will be the...

Hell yeah Justin!! Mud is and always will be the best of the best!! :oyeah:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By CaliGrown
Tadelakt stuff looks trick!! Would be able to...

Tadelakt stuff looks trick!! Would be able to charge a premium for that badassery!!!

Want to get my hands on that stuff to give it a go, the grout less trend isn’t going away and this would take...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-22-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8,690
Views: 1,540,533
Posted By CaliGrown
:fish2: ahh so that’s where they find the frozen...

:fish2: ahh so that’s where they find the frozen fish for fish sticks...
Looks awesome ToolGuy, nature’s a beaut! :dance:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By CaliGrown
Agree with KMan. Liner’s not impossible but may...

Agree with KMan. Liner’s not impossible but may give you headaches depending on the how sharp the angles of your curved curb are. I’d lean to doing the divot method of your not changing the drain, or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By CaliGrown
Will have to look into that Tadelakt stuff!! ...

Will have to look into that Tadelakt stuff!!
Mud is KING!!!
Dirt cheap materials providing superior prep surfaces with endless applications, true art form.
I’m Happy to be mudding anytime, it’s an...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By CaliGrown
Typical paper and lath, maybe some thin gauge...

Typical paper and lath, maybe some thin gauge flashing with sikaflex at that junction. Then Mapeilastic 315 over your mud with sikaflex or kerdifix style caulk. Any water that gets past that, would...
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