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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-28-2022, 12:42 PM
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Posted By cx
Russ, I would make a jig to clamp on the table...

Russ, I would make a jig to clamp on the table for those repetitive cuts. You should have a 90 degree angle piece made to clamp onto your table that came with that MK saw. You can just make a jig...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2022, 10:08 AM
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Posted By cx
Russ, I'll pass on the grout sealing advice I was...

Russ, I'll pass on the grout sealing advice I was given by my very first tile contractor when I started building houses. On our first kitchen counter job (yes, tile was very popular for that use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2022, 01:57 PM
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Posted By cx
For mixing small batches of grout, I commonly use...

For mixing small batches of grout, I commonly use a smaller version of the same "ribbon" mixer I use for thinset mortars, Russ, and generally mix in one-gallon paint cans with the top rim cut out. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2022, 11:27 AM
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Posted By cx
Keying in mortar to the back of the tile (not...

Keying in mortar to the back of the tile (not necessarily back-buttering) is always a plus. Only possible downside is additional time and labor, which are free in your case.

My opinion; worth...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2022, 08:17 PM
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Posted By cx
Don't encourage him, Davy! :rolleyes:

Don't encourage him, Davy! :rolleyes:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2021, 09:51 AM
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Posted By cx
The MK370 was my first tile saw and for many...

The MK370 was my first tile saw and for many years my only tile saw. There is a good reason it was called The Red Screamer. While I gotta say the thing was a good tool for years and made many good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-11-2021, 09:36 PM
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Posted By cx
Not sure just what you mean by "slope" there,...

Not sure just what you mean by "slope" there, Russ. The industry standard requirement for flat (flat is all you care about) for your 4x8-inch tiles is no deviation from intended plane of more than...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2021, 07:50 PM
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Posted By cx
No idea, Lou. Haven't talked with him for years.

No idea, Lou. Haven't talked with him for years.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2021, 06:51 PM
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Posted By cx
Well, that's poor. I would expect better than...

Well, that's poor. I would expect better than that from Laticrete, but I don't know who's running that operation these days.

I actually think it safe to tile over that product with thinset mortar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2021, 03:47 PM
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Posted By cx
Welcome, Russ. :) 1. That is one...

Welcome, Russ. :)

1. That is one application where I think epoxy grout might be useful. While it does have a learning curve, the Spectralock installation is not rocket surgery by any means and...
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