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Unread 07-19-2021, 06:17 PM   #1
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Trowel Notch Size for Scallop Mosaic?

What trowel notch size is recommended for this 1/4" thick wall tile with 1/8" grout line? For the tile dims, I find trowel notch recommendations for both 1/4 inch square or ¼ inch x 3/16 inch V notch.

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I'm concerned that I may run into a thinset oozing problem with the pointed sides of the tile where the surface area becomes small using the 1/4 inch square trowel.

Any advice?
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Unread 07-19-2021, 10:46 PM   #2
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I’d use the V-notch you described, rather than the 1/4” square notched trowel to minimize the oozing-through-the-joints problem you speak of.

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