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Forum: Tiling 12-12-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,604
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I haven't read all the replies, but years ago i...

I haven't read all the replies, but years ago i made 4 or 5 little dollies out of 3/4" ply with small swivel wheels, i use one for thin set bucket, one for stack of tile. I've given a few away to...
Forum: Tiling 12-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,988
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I wouldn't use mastic in a shower surround, but I...

I wouldn't use mastic in a shower surround, but I certainly don't think you have a ticking time bomb there as long as the mastic was not spread too think and allowed to fully dry before grouting.
Forum: Tiling 12-10-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,309
Posted By ArtisanRemod
Going to the Shluter training course gave me the...

Going to the Shluter training course gave me the info needed to educate a customer on the technical aspects of correctly installing a tile shower. Education is key. If they choose to go another route...
Forum: Vehicles 11-30-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,411
Posted By ArtisanRemod
did you really not know that F150's are offered...

did you really not know that F150's are offered in 4wd?
Forum: Tiling 11-30-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,512
Posted By ArtisanRemod
how do you measure deflection

how do you measure deflection
Forum: Tiling 11-29-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,512
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I should add that I have seen failures, usually...

I should add that I have seen failures, usually by delamination of the plywood, which is why I always screwed the hell out of it.
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,902
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I can't speak highly enough of my Thorogoods....

I can't speak highly enough of my Thorogoods. American made, not cheap, but mine are going on 18 months of 5 to 6 days a week wear. I used to get three to four months out of boots for reference.
Forum: Tiling 11-29-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,512
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I don't know how many jobs i set in the 90's over...

I don't know how many jobs i set in the 90's over plywood. It works, we used to screw the hell out of the plywood, but why bother when it's so easy to get a better installation using the products...
Forum: Vehicles 11-25-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,716
Posted By ArtisanRemod
https://providence.craigslist.org/rvs/4777252043.h...

https://providence.craigslist.org/rvs/4777252043.html
I searched "enclosed trailer", lots of hits if you go the used route
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 11-25-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By ArtisanRemod
whole thing looks excellent, nice job

whole thing looks excellent, nice job
Forum: Remodeling 11-23-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,752
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I have a 14' and find the only time i wish it was...

I have a 14' and find the only time i wish it was larger is when I'm hauling 16' pieces of trim. I would get the same size again, but go for a 7'tall unit, as I'm 6'3. I doubt I will ever go back to...
Forum: Flooring 11-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,040
Posted By ArtisanRemod
When i purchased my first home years ago, I did...

When i purchased my first home years ago, I did not want to remove the existing vinyl in the kitchen for two reasons. Way back then i didn't have a toe kick saw and was too lazy to pull the whole...
Forum: Flooring 11-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,991
Posted By ArtisanRemod
keep the floor clean ;)

keep the floor clean ;)
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,632
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I have been offered a lot of 203 work, not...

I have been offered a lot of 203 work, not interested in dealing with slow pay and smaller margins when there is plenty of better work out there. If I was dead slow I would consider it I guess.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-13-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,087
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I bought an 86 USA Model 77 in near perfect...

I bought an 86 USA Model 77 in near perfect condition off Craigslist just last weekend. 40 bucks. You can google Model77 serial numbers to find year
Forum: Business 10-28-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,435
Posted By ArtisanRemod
The last new vehicle I bought was in the shop...

The last new vehicle I bought was in the shop more than it was out, and I like not having a payment.
Forum: Flooring 03-23-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,329
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I would probably 36 then 80, but if it's your own...

I would probably 36 then 80, but if it's your own house and time is not an issue you could 60 it too. On stain jobs I palm sand the edger line with 80. Then i hit the whole thing with a used 220...
Forum: Flooring 02-23-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,005
Posted By ArtisanRemod
You're not going to convince me that laminate is...

You're not going to convince me that laminate is a good idea for that bathroom. Or that I should not offer my input as a professional as to what products are a good choice for my customers. I get...
Forum: Flooring 02-09-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,529
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I just googled ft Wayne wood floor contractor on...

I just googled ft Wayne wood floor contractor on my phone and got 45 results.
Forum: Tiling 02-09-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 26,860
Posted By ArtisanRemod
Olzo how to you dry out tht mess before you...

Olzo how to you dry out tht mess before you regrout and caulk. How do you confirm that you haven't sealed off a soupy moldy mess that will tear its ugly head later?
Forum: Tiling 01-31-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 26,860
Posted By ArtisanRemod
It's just a shower, it's not the Sistine Chapel....

It's just a shower, it's not the Sistine Chapel. Tear it out and do it right if your name is on it. Simple. Done yet?
Forum: Flooring 01-23-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,529
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I can save almost any wood floor. I'd be inclined...

I can save almost any wood floor. I'd be inclined to sand what you have there, unless budget was no option. I've weighed in on the osb before. It may be suitable,I don't like it. By osb i mean the...
Forum: Remodeling 01-23-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,749
Posted By ArtisanRemod
Years ago I used an aquarium heater. Now I just...

Years ago I used an aquarium heater. Now I just use hot water and swap out as needed.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-21-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,101
Posted By ArtisanRemod
I actually think it's comical that people care....

I actually think it's comical that people care. This guy plays a boys game for a living, not what I consider a role model.
Forum: Flooring 01-19-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,545
Posted By ArtisanRemod
1/2" CBU offers no structural gain, It's the...

1/2" CBU offers no structural gain, It's the structural equivalent of 1/4" CBU.
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