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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 09:13 AM
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Posted By ss3964spd
And proud you should be, Skyler, it turned out...

And proud you should be, Skyler, it turned out very nice.

DIY'g clearly isn't for everyone but, as you have found, for those willing and able to take on the challenge the reward is usually well...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2020, 06:55 AM
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Posted By ss3964spd
Don't know if you've already sorted this, but if...

Don't know if you've already sorted this, but if it were mine I would only consider having a piece custom made.

You're best bet for doing so would be to visit the shops. They ALL have remnants....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2020, 07:17 AM
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Posted By ss3964spd
Yup, the poly is to prevent the framing from...

Yup, the poly is to prevent the framing from drawing the moisture out of the mud, and the lath adds strength to the mud. So, poly, lath, mud.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2020, 07:22 AM
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Views: 10,175
Posted By ss3964spd
Maybe. :D But I can relate. The...

Maybe. :D But I can relate.

The rebar/concrete/lath/mud is overkill (coming from someone who likes overkill) IMO. If it were mine, barring any obvious displays of water on top of the slab after a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2020, 06:22 AM
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Posted By ss3964spd
You're not wrong, Skyler. Poly, tar paper, etc...

You're not wrong, Skyler. Poly, tar paper, etc will to the trick. When I build out my basement years ago I used poly, and used Ramset's to secure the 2X4 soles to the slab.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2020, 07:11 AM
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Views: 10,175
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, Skyler, Hate to be the bad news...

Welcome, Skyler,

Hate to be the bad news messenger but, no, I'm pretty sure you're not gong to be able to hang that hinged door on to that 3/4" board. The board just isn't attached solidly enough...
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