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Old 05-16-2019, 09:39 PM   #16
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ok I layed them out and i get exactly 84 1/16. What measurement should i use for the ledger?
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Old 05-17-2019, 12:12 AM   #17
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Ok, then...

If 14 full courses measures 84 1/16”, each tile and grout joint equals 6”. Actually, a little over 1/100” more, but let’s not go there or the Tile Ranger might show up and tell us to knock it off. Doing the math, the middle 12 uncut courses equals 72 1/16”. If we center those 12 courses within an 83” tall wall, there is 5 15/32” on either side left over.

Place your ledger board at 5 15/32” over the floor tiles.







P.S. Do make sure that an unexpected unlevel ceiling doesn’t muck things up.

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Old 05-17-2019, 09:46 AM   #18
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Wow thankyou for explaining that! That is what I will do then.

After reading your post I took a ton of measurements to the ceiling and found one discrepancy. The back wall measurement is around 82 7/8 all the way across. The other 2 are right at 83. How do I deal with that?

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My warning was to make sure the ceiling didn't slope up more than 1/2" over your original measurement that would rewsult in you running short on the top course. But that's not the case.

For the little difference in height, I wouldn't fuss. I suppose that if the 82 7/8" wall was the main focal wall and you like perfection that no other human can see, split the difference and lower your ledger board by 1/16". Otherwise, proceed as is.

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