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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2006, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By floorman67
all MK Diamond distributors have access to all...

all MK Diamond distributors have access to all parts sold by MK Diamond.

While it is true that some do not advertise or stock them, they nevertheless have access to them if MK Diamond sells them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2006, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,231
Posted By floorman67
yea you have to overlap the corner. here are...

yea you have to overlap the corner.

here are 2 examples.

one with bullnose tile if available for your tile product.

marble and stone sometimes have bullnose pieces and sometimes not.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,518
Posted By floorman67
yep modified versabond is a good product.

yep modified versabond is a good product.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By floorman67
make up the difference with trowel notching. ...

make up the difference with trowel notching.

if the thin tiles are 1/4" thick and the thick tiles are 1/2" thich then use a 1/2" trowel for the thin tiles and a 1/4" trowel for the thick tiles ......
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By floorman67
You will be hard-pressed to soften that edge if...

You will be hard-pressed to soften that edge if its a fired and glazed ceramic tile.

You can always turn the cut pieces around so the factory edge is facing the transition where the soft edge...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2006, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,082
Posted By floorman67
white, latex-modified, portland cement based...

white, latex-modified, portland cement based thinset mortar.

the grey may wick up through the porous marble and slightly darken it.

what is the longest unsuported span of the joists under that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2006, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,518
Posted By floorman67
keep a few bags of latex-modified thinset around....

keep a few bags of latex-modified thinset around.

although you say ripping it out and doing it right isnt an option for you, over time, as they pop and loosen, you are going to end up doing it to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2006, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By floorman67
. MK Diamond...

.
MK Diamond (http://Obscurity.ws/search.php?query=MK+diamond)
MK Diamond Hawaiian Distributors...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,905
Posted By floorman67
Sometimes they spark, but check blade edge and...

Sometimes they spark, but check blade edge and ensure it has an adequate amount of dimond strip on it, then replace if necessary.

Marble is much softer than porcelain so porcelain will cut a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,922
Posted By floorman67
it is important to measure and pop the grid lines...

it is important to measure and pop the grid lines off of the control lines to get true parallel and squareness ...measuring and figuring off of the installed tile can make the installation a little...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,922
Posted By floorman67
yes and you want to take ito account the grout...

yes and you want to take ito account the grout joints for your set lines.

grid the entire area out and ensure the perpendiculars are square with one another by measuring corner to corner on your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By floorman67
yup, rip it all out and use exterior grade...

yup, rip it all out and use exterior grade plywood. then backer board.

going over countertop laminate and particleboard is a disaster waiting to happen for not only the the water considerations of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,199
Posted By floorman67
when 5-spotting tile, pourous tile can be...

when 5-spotting tile, pourous tile can be discolored by the thinset making the tile look discolored in the spotting areas (a disparity between the areas of the tile with thinset on as opposed to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,685
Posted By floorman67
please overbuy. Tile should last the life of...

please overbuy.

Tile should last the life of the home, and often is discontinued like he said.

Should you wish to expand you home or areas of installation, or do repairs in the future, or have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,648
Posted By floorman67
that would take him considerably higher than he...

that would take him considerably higher than he wants for a transition into the wood.

take it down to the joists and install 3/4" plywood then the ditra.
Forum: Computer Training 12-07-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,696
Posted By floorman67
related to rays suggestion, i think external USB...

related to rays suggestion, i think external USB hard drives are a god-send and well worth the price ... as are DVD burners.

with the ever-decreasing price of large hard drive real estate and dvd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By floorman67
a glass block mortar...

a glass block mortar (http://obscurity.ws/search.php?query=glass+block+mortar) or epoxy tile mortar (http://obscurity.ws/search.php?query=epoxy+tile+mortar) should do the job.

for best results I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,648
Posted By floorman67
thickness of the mortar is important for height...

thickness of the mortar is important for height considerations.

you can shave off an additional 3/8" by using Schuter Ditra (http://obscurity.ws/search.php?query=schluter+ditra) instead of cement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2006, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By floorman67
at least 2" yup but 2.5" is better but no more...

at least 2" yup but 2.5" is better but no more 2.75" for residential small stall. ANything higher than that you risk a trip hazzard and being a wet area ... yanno consumers.

you also want to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,331
Posted By floorman67
small electric chipping hammer. can rent...

small electric chipping hammer.

can rent them at most tool rental places.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,876
Posted By floorman67
i like the edges to be slightly rounded ...very...

i like the edges to be slightly rounded ...very slightly, so they glide easier.

some Mechanics like the square edges becasue they can catch on any slight missed high spots or peaks enabling them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,876
Posted By floorman67
I really cant tell you if the aluminum strips you...

I really cant tell you if the aluminum strips you have are good enough ... i cant see them, and dont know their dimensions or degree of rigidity. As long as they rigid, do not flex, and are straight...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2006, 04:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,876
Posted By floorman67
Exclamation you can do this with pretty much almost any...

you can do this with pretty much almost any cement-based floor patch.

you want to mix it dry enough to not self level but lose enough to be screedable without pulling the patch that can create...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,876
Posted By floorman67
or you can screed the area flat yourself with...

or you can screed the area flat yourself with floor patch.

get yourself a screed or a long level.

a screed can be a professional aluminum one or a very straight 2"x4" at least 8 feet long .....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,200
Posted By floorman67
moving parts on all wet saws wear over the years...

moving parts on all wet saws wear over the years ... that is the plain and simple fact.

if the bearings arent going out, and no loseness in the driveshaft/arbor (blade wiggle), replacing the sled...
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