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Forum: Flooring 11-26-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,946
Posted By martymc
radiant heat under ceramic tile

we have done several heated floors under ceramic tile using the mats and have had fairly good luck with keeping the tiles plumb.
We use a 1/2" trowel where there is no mat and use a 3/8" trowel...
Forum: Flooring 11-26-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,197
Posted By martymc
this looks like the exact same flooring i put in...

this looks like the exact same flooring i put in my house. Really good looking stuff!!!! I glued it right to the slab and hated it!!!! I'm not sure what kind of glue they sold me, but it's still...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,735
Posted By martymc
Actually I have never seen one of those... I...

Actually I have never seen one of those...
I bent a 14" blue steel knife (that I never use) to the curved radius and it worked out awesome!! The only downfall was the knife had some major rust...
Forum: Drywall 09-28-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,130
Posted By martymc
Damn... U must be a stud!! 1/4" stuff was...

Damn... U must be a stud!!
1/4" stuff was cracking and breaking at this radius, after we sprayed it with water. That bottom inside corner had to bend 2ways... That's why we ended up using hardboard...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,735
Posted By martymc
just have to put on some trim boards under the...

just have to put on some trim boards under the sub-floor and its complete!!!
this thing made me dizzy when i painted it hahaha
Forum: Drywall 09-25-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,130
Posted By martymc
Cyclorama!!!

Built a cyclorama, its used for photography and videos. there are no hard corners. when you walk up to it and look it makes you dizzy... i'm going to call it the white hole:jester:
used 1/8"...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,735
Posted By martymc
Probably wouldnt need as much as I had originally...

Probably wouldnt need as much as I had originally thought, but I always top coat with lite mud. Its very easy to sand. I also probably won't be using my dustless power sander on these inside...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,735
Posted By martymc
its for a client, their going to shoot safety...

its for a client, their going to shoot safety videos in it. its going to b 10'X10' got any lighting suggestions?
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,735
Posted By martymc
By fat the BEST instructional video i have EVER...

By fat the BEST instructional video i have EVER seen!!!! very informative and very nice to look at :thumbup:

i just may hire her to build this one for me haha
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,735
Posted By martymc
has anyone ever built a cyclorama?

A cyclorama is a wall used in photography and video recording. there are no hard corners!!! The only corners are curved inside corners. I'm just looking for a little helpful insight on this one.
I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
the speakers were all the audio video guys...

the speakers were all the audio video guys doings... there's about as much cat 6 cable in this basement as a hospital. we did a built in on that whole wall that hides the speakers. i forgot to take...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
Complete basement remodel

have to do a built in on the T.V. wall yet, new fireplace, made a load bearing pole look cool;), trough light covered with metal, 12' patio door and a disco ball!! and topped it off with a walnut...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
Complete basement remodel

We gutted this basement, tore out all the windows and replaced them with patio doors. Put in a kitchen with 48" acrylic uppers, walnut base cabinets, and topped them off with a quartz counter top. We...
Forum: Tiling 10-17-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 44,411
Posted By martymc
no i am not... just a carpenter.

no i am not... just a carpenter.
Forum: Tiling 10-17-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 44,411
Posted By martymc
i see this as being a very simple argument... if...

i see this as being a very simple argument... if mastic doesn't dry in the bucket, how is it going to dry behind a tile with a moisture barrier???
thinset is like concrete, it will dry rock hard...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
Your steel guys did a sensational job!!!!! i now...

Your steel guys did a sensational job!!!!! i now see everything is out of square, that makes things VERY difficult. it looks pretty cool, are you putting maple on the hand rail????
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
Walnut is one of the most beautiful wood products...

Walnut is one of the most beautiful wood products out there, we do a lot of work with walnut. Although i have never done a ceiling... It looks AWESOME!!! nice job!!!:thumbup:
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
Walnut is one of the most beautiful woods out...

Walnut is one of the most beautiful woods out there, we do a lot of work with walnut. Although i have never done a ceiling. that looks VERY cool!!! nice job!!
Forum: Remodeling 09-05-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,577
Posted By martymc
Taking the counter top out will compromise the...

Taking the counter top out will compromise the finished look that the client is already happy with. Use a sirc saw and a angle grinder with a diamond blade to cut the top in place. Theres really no...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
they wanted an industrial look. Your going to use...

they wanted an industrial look. Your going to use 5/8" cables? That's HUGE!! We just used a clear Lacquer on the steel as soon as it was cool enough to touch.
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
its looking good we just did one similar to this...

its looking good we just did one similar to this about 2 weeks ago with 2" walnut treads and LED lighting on the underside. i posted a pic of them on here.
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
have any blowouts? i have only helped with 1 ICF...

have any blowouts? i have only helped with 1 ICF house... thought is was a VERY slow process.
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
We had it checked out for code, it will pass. I...

We had it checked out for code, it will pass. I will post some more pictures as the job progresses. Everything is a very modern design in this basement. It's been a lot of fun to work on
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,078,083
Posted By martymc
a cool staircase and rail we just finished up...

a cool staircase and rail we just finished up today :cool:
Forum: Remodeling 08-23-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 137,601
Posted By martymc
sherwin williams sells a roll of plastic thats...

sherwin williams sells a roll of plastic thats sticky on one side, i think its 24" wide... kind of a pain to put on steps but it works VERY well and its pretty durable.

As far as blocking off...
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