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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,699
Posted By John R
I knew I was going to have a similar issue, so I...

I knew I was going to have a similar issue, so I just planned crown molding around the ceiling. Because of moisture issues, I decided to try out the polystyrene molding you can buy on line. It was...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-18-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,533
Posted By John R
Big Sur area is one of our favorite areas. ...

Big Sur area is one of our favorite areas.

Lunch at Nepenthe, just south of Big Sur has a great overlook on the ocean. In Big Sur, at the Little River Inn, there is a great little creek running...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-19-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,546
Posted By John R
I don't have the answer, but the last person I...

I don't have the answer, but the last person I put on a mental health hold had 11 guns in his home. Per CA law, I confiscated those weapons pending a hearing. The D.A. agreed he could have them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,172
Posted By John R
Add crown moulding??? In my bathroom I used the...

Add crown moulding??? In my bathroom I used the foam crown. It adheres easily with the correct glue form a caulk gun. Foam won't have the problems in a wet area that would will.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 1,773,988
Posted By John R
Sports Authority bathroom

A better picture would 't upload.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-28-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,381
Posted By John R
I'm another DIYer who has used Lash successfully...

I'm another DIYer who has used Lash successfully on large format tile--wall and floor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,095
Posted By John R
Besides what Bodie mentioned, there is Emser...

Besides what Bodie mentioned, there is Emser Tile, sort of between Bullnose Tile and Bedrosians--All within a mile of each other. Porcelanosa, a bit more expensive, is also very close. SEveral...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,476
Posted By John R
Dan, See those flowers or vases in that...

Dan,

See those flowers or vases in that corner??? Leave them there, or a bread box, or, . . . and the lack of any wrap will not show!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,433
Posted By John R
Ryan, Lots of the pros here are good enough...

Ryan,

Lots of the pros here are good enough that they can lay it out on the floor, measure it and frame it before laying any tile. For me, that is close but not perfect. I planned the area...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-25-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 421,463
Posted By John R
The stuff is bad. As a police officer I was...

The stuff is bad. As a police officer I was called to the house of a 19 year-old having seizures from it. He had been taken early in the morning and had been taken to the hospital. About 5-6 hours...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-19-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,114
Posted By John R
I went with a home depot shed--cost about what it...

I went with a home depot shed--cost about what it would to do it myself. I provided level ground/gravel, and they came in and put the pre-assembled parts together. They put it up in half a day, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,152
Posted By John R
Bob, You're the pro--I'm not, but wouldn't...

Bob,

You're the pro--I'm not, but wouldn't you recommend a medium bed mortar for that size tile? An unmodified like Ditraset or modified like 4KLT?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,247
Posted By John R
You might do a search on here for "large format...

You might do a search on here for "large format tile." I was helped by this. What is usually recommended on tiles that size is a 1/3 overlap/offest in the running bond, rather than 1/2 tile--to...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-19-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 34,920
Posted By John R
It continues to blow my mind how people, both...

It continues to blow my mind how people, both Republicans and Democrats, who seem, otherwise, to be people of high integrity, can make blatantly dishonest attacks/characterizations/distortions of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,041
Posted By John R
I deliberately took my whole tiles up to about 1...

I deliberately took my whole tiles up to about 1 1/2 inches from the ceiling. I then used foam crown molding attached to the tile. The foam crown molding sticks very well to tile with Locktite...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,862
Posted By John R
BTW--the vanity and mirror frame are walnut, done...

BTW--the vanity and mirror frame are walnut, done in my garage before I started the real remodel.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-09-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 221,952
Posted By John R
Second niche

Just finished my other bathroom. This one is up a bit on the wall opposite the shower head. Non-bearing wall, easy to cut one stud, frame the niche for a wide niche. Wall tile is 8"x20" and did...
Forum: Alumni Photo Album 09-09-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 155,547
Posted By John R
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,862
Posted By John R
Shrunk pics and trying again

I hope these go through this time
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,862
Posted By John R
continuing

Still trying--put them as JPEGs on my desktop, but they still appear too big. I thought the program here shrank them.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,862
Posted By John R
Done--thanks folks

Floor tile is 26" x 17", cut down for countertop. Wall tile is 8" x 20". New Kohler tub and sink, and Toto toilet.

Trying to add photos, but there is some problem
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,862
Posted By John R
drilling holes in tile

Okay--finishing up and a few final questions.

I need to drill through tile for shower curtain and a towel rod.

I think I can line up most of the holes with grout lines--it appears, from a...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-07-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 421,463
Posted By John R
Some of the immigrants I am afraid of

whether legal or illegal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcsZxUDWCXg&feature=g-vrec
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,447
Posted By John R
DIYer here, so check my advice. I just did one...

DIYer here, so check my advice. I just did one of my bathrooms and needed unmodified over Wedi for the tub-shower surround, countertop, and floor with large format tiles. I went with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,862
Posted By John R
PS. I went with Creative Crown Molding only...

PS. I went with Creative Crown Molding only because I saw a Ron Hazleton YouTube video putting it up, so I was guessing it was a legitimate company.
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