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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-18-2021, 03:13 AM
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Posted By jondon
Dave that is interesting, my hat is off for your...

Dave that is interesting, my hat is off for your effort I have talked about it but haven't acted. My feeling is for the programs like being in HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, so on so forth these are...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-17-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,454
Posted By jondon
I agree with all Jim just said. Education in any...

I agree with all Jim just said. Education in any trade is critical. Hands on is how many of us got into tile we didn't plan it but it just happened. Had any programs been available when I was...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-17-2021, 05:05 AM
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Views: 1,858
Posted By jondon
thumbs up for this saw, just used it on my plank...

thumbs up for this saw, just used it on my plank barndoor shower with 36" nice to be able to rip tile and not have it hang out over the table so much.

the tray has a handle built in for ease of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-15-2021, 04:44 AM
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Posted By jondon
True but that was her first tile job ever, and...

True but that was her first tile job ever, and you more importantly have a pic of her so you can spot her. Speaking of spotting are you still doing that with owls:)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2021, 03:24 AM
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Posted By jondon
CX the rumors are not true I am living the dream,...

CX the rumors are not true I am living the dream, literally.:)

For the plank shower barn door it was the perfect storm. The customer called and said the builder left out the tile shower in the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,454
Posted By jondon
Many I have known fell into doing tile. My...

Many I have known fell into doing tile. My father was a jack of all trades as I would growing up but when he would work he wouldn't let me help. He wanted to get it done and I might mess something...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-10-2021, 06:36 PM
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Posted By jondon
You keep splashing em out Brian, Mr....

You keep splashing em out Brian, Mr. Consistency:)




Speaking of realistic wood knots:

My first shot at a barn door effect in a plank shower. I drew it out on the wall first to see if it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-10-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,454
Posted By jondon
Years ago I thought this would be a waste, like...

Years ago I thought this would be a waste, like many I get my work mostly from word of mouth and website. All the years of social media posts and such. I decided to do the certified installer and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-18-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,858
Posted By jondon
I kept my word, now that my arm is healed and...

I kept my word, now that my arm is healed and back at it I finally took the 36000 out of the box and just set it up. Nothing like a new DeWalt. I will give my opinion on it once I fire it up and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-18-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,084
Posted By jondon
Hi Danny:) Good friend out there in Costa...

Hi Danny:)

Good friend out there in Costa Mesa, not sure where exactly you are. Shaun Haley Tile & Stone (949) 642-7610

If ya get ahold of him tell him JD sent ya;)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,403
Posted By jondon
Nice job Tyson, I look at everything you did and...

Nice job Tyson, I look at everything you did and all I see is that view out the window holy smokes that impressive. The remodel ain't bad either:)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-12-2021, 08:37 AM
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Views: 6,369,544
Posted By jondon
Nice scribe Serge, I finally did one recently for...

Nice scribe Serge, I finally did one recently for a friend redoing his whole home after it burned down so I can appreciate the effort it takes. You took it up the bar front, more impressive:bow:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2021, 09:23 PM
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Views: 6,369,544
Posted By jondon
Yes I agree we can do just that, I live near...

Yes I agree we can do just that, I live near Hershey which is a really cool place and with Hersheypark, something for your youngsters to do. Not far from Lancaster which is interesting as well. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2021, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By jondon
Early on back in 2012 when line drains were...

Early on back in 2012 when line drains were becoming the latest and greatest to have I put some in the tile top grate. It might be cheaper but you have to tile it and the labor spent on tiling it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By jondon
Here is one I did back in August, Kerdi line...

Here is one I did back in August, Kerdi line closed grate. I get them as wide to the finished walls as possible, then I fill in with stainless vs tile if need be. This is the clean look you want. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By jondon
Yes the channel body gets installed up against...

Yes the channel body gets installed up against the cement board, wall tile comes down and sits atop the channel body the cleanest look you can have. Building the wall out is an option if you can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By jondon
Jim has a good point, I personally would put the...

Jim has a good point, I personally would put the drain in the center vs 2" from the wall. Aesthetically in the middle would be much more pleasing on the eyes than 2" from the wall. Now to speak of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By jondon
Hi John:) When you say OC, you mean out from...

Hi John:)

When you say OC, you mean out from the wall or 2" more from the wall just trying to understand it. If you put it out more than the spec calls for it just means you will have tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By jondon
Eric I would rethink this what you are doing,...

Eric I would rethink this what you are doing, there is a much easier way than what you are attempting to do. As CX mentions there is no benefit to putting a liquid on the subfloor plywood. If a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By jondon
just caught this yes they tile above the liner,...

just caught this yes they tile above the liner, but over the mud bed over the liner just to be clear not sure what you meant they don't tile right onto the liner. You may have meant that but I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By jondon
HI Eric:) Yes with the traditional clamping...

HI Eric:)

Yes with the traditional clamping drain system you are supposed to do a preslope under the liner. Whether the floor has redguard on it or not moisture should never get through it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,138
Posted By jondon
Dan I just perused through your thread, very...

Dan I just perused through your thread, very nicely done:). How did you do the barrier free pan, I wan't clear. Clark you can see he used a 4" drain in center vs the line drain.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,138
Posted By jondon
HI Clark:) Not sure if a Wedi pan will work...

HI Clark:)

Not sure if a Wedi pan will work for the job you are speaking of. I know they make prefab pans that might work for a linear drain but it won't be barrier free. I try to steer people...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By jondon
More importantly you don't have a TP...

More importantly you don't have a TP shortage:clap1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By jondon
HI Katie:) Going off what Dan and Jim said,...

HI Katie:)

Going off what Dan and Jim said, taking the bench up high pull some kerdi up. I have experience with the Ardex 8+9 not sure whey they used it but it's done now and surely can only...
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