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Unread 08-20-2019, 06:00 PM   #21661
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Need to grout the walls and drill some holes for the plumber.
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Unread 08-20-2019, 10:50 PM   #21662
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Good job, Chris.

Did the same tile in a shower last summer. Really got a workout those days.
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Unread 08-21-2019, 06:54 AM   #21663
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Thanks Kevin I appreciate that. It’s definitely been a workout every step of the way with these ones. Upstairs bath makes it more fun.
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Unread 08-21-2019, 09:06 AM   #21664
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In 1992 I thought I was the best and published a book. I soon found out that I knew a lot less than I thought I did. In 2003 I figured I was among the cream of the crop and published another book. After seeing the work of Chris and many others on this forum through the years, I've determined that I never was, and never will be, more than a fairly good tile setter. I just can't compete with you guys.
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Unread 08-21-2019, 09:55 AM   #21665
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Thank you John (Mr.Bridge), that means a lot. I am eager to improve my skill set and continue to learn in any which way that I can. This forum has been invaluable in bringing my work in line with the industry standards (properly setting tile and building a shower correctly) and in building up my confidence/ability to deliver something that’s both functional and easy on the eyes. Thanks to all of the Forum pros, who do exceptional work and keep things at such a high degree of quality.
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Unread 08-22-2019, 10:44 AM   #21666
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Chris,
What kind of tile is that??? The edges look finished on them.
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Unread 08-22-2019, 09:09 PM   #21667
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It’s Porcelain tile, the outside corners are mitered, then there’s pencil edge on the inset section.
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Unread 08-24-2019, 07:03 PM   #21668
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I did this a while ago but don't think I ever posted it. It were a pain in the, well you know. I think there were 650 cuts in the back splash. I nipped off the bottoms of ever piece so that it was centered between the cabinets and the counter top and then placed pieces individually in-between at the top and the bottom. On the fire place I put those little bitty pieces in all around the perimeter inside and out. I raised my backsplash prices after this one.
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Unread 08-26-2019, 02:52 PM   #21669
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It’s Porcelain tile, the outside corners are mitered, then there’s pencil edge on the inset section.
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Just curious as to what tile that is? I presume the pencil is the same manufacturer and designed to go with it?

I am currently looking at some similar stuff...
https://www.flooranddecor.com/24-x-4...100559194.html
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Unread 08-27-2019, 07:35 AM   #21670
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I think that’s the same stuff, just at a better price. Here’s the link to the tile: https://elysiumtiles.com/product.php...+Matte+24+x+48

The pencils are marble.
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Unread 08-27-2019, 07:41 PM   #21671
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Real nice work Chris, always humbled to come on here and see such amazing craftsmanship
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Unread 09-28-2019, 02:46 PM   #21672
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Here a bathroom tile remodel of a shower and floor in the Wesley Chapel/Thonotosassa, Florida area.
Demoed the old shower, prep, waterproofed with Laticrete HydroBan and installed the new matte
12x24 rectified tile on side shower walls and floor with a glass teardrop tile on back walls.

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Unread 09-28-2019, 02:59 PM   #21673
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Nice work Brian. However that back wall looks like tire tread to me. LOL
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Unread 09-28-2019, 03:02 PM   #21674
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