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Forum: Tiling 07-03-2012, 04:03 PM
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Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Lol I suspected some heat over that pass! ...

Lol

I suspected some heat over that pass!

I'm on it. I'm going to sand the edges and give it the first of hopefully two top costs.

Had some cracking on my old work that I Need to fix up as...
Forum: Drywall 07-03-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 80,913
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Cheesecloth Love it. I tried to buy the 36"...

Cheesecloth

Love it. I tried to buy the 36" roll and my suppliers here in Vancouver don't stock it. I'm not positive but the patches I think dry faster. Maybe the paper tape slows the dry out...
Forum: Tiling 07-03-2012, 09:12 AM
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Posted By JohnFRWhipple
You guys see this? Mapei's Eco Prim Grip...

You guys see this?

Mapei's Eco Prim Grip (http://www.mapei.com/public/US/products/EcoPrimGrip_TDS_EA.pdf)


JW
Forum: Tiling 07-02-2012, 05:23 PM
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Posted By JohnFRWhipple
I believe it's so they last longer and don't over...

I believe it's so they last longer and don't over heat.

Some Mapeband and reinforcing fabric in the floating bench today



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Installed a 3/4" L bracket as a heat sink for this...
Forum: Tiling 07-02-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Tell him to do the demo and save himself some...

Tell him to do the demo and save himself some cash!

Let him know he can do his own baseboards too.

Maybe he can work for you all day and you can take a further $75 per day of your quote.
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Forum: Architecture & Design 07-02-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,794
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Pretty simple piece that any metal shop can bang...

Pretty simple piece that any metal shop can bang out.

A 1 1/4" Marine Grade pipe would work well I think. Make sure they use a 306 or 316L stainless steel tubing and we often cram in a solid wood...
Forum: Tiling 07-02-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
What size is the tile? If the tile size is...

What size is the tile?

If the tile size is larger and you have a waterproofing membrane behind your tile the assembly could need a could couple of weeks to dry out. Typically we wait at least a...
Forum: Tiling 07-02-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 480,957
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Installed some under cabinet lighting in this...

Installed some under cabinet lighting in this bathroom.

Used a brass flat panel strip for a Heat Sink and just double sided tape to install.

Keep the LED strip back 6" from the face of the...
Forum: Tiling 07-01-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 480,957
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Holding steady at 400 lbs.

Holding steady at 400 lbs.
Forum: Tiling 07-01-2012, 01:40 PM
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Views: 5,823
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
I've been using the library in North Vancouver...

I've been using the library in North Vancouver for my research lately.

They have all the current code books and a good size photocopier right there.

I believe a digital code book is about 250...
Forum: Tiling 07-01-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,776
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Hmmm. Most stuff I'm cutting is backer board...

Hmmm.

Most stuff I'm cutting is backer board and that edge does not last that long. I use about 2 blades a day when we are boarding.

After the face shot I'm going to try that old Fat Max blade...
Forum: Tiling 07-01-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,776
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
I'm not sold on the Black Ones. I'll have to...

I'm not sold on the Black Ones.

I'll have to put them head to head with the silver blades. I have noticed that my silver blades are snapping easier than before. Or perhaps it's just me getting...
Forum: Tiling 06-30-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 480,957
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
What type of screw? Course thread? Fine thread? ...

What type of screw? Course thread? Fine thread? Do you use a stud finder or not? Did you test the screw before installing? Use any wax or soap to ease installation? Was it philips or standard?
...
Forum: Tiling 06-30-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,823
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
It's about time. My 2006 Code binder is beat to...

It's about time. My 2006 Code binder is beat to ****. Did you order a new copy? I'm thinking about going digital this time.

I was chatting with Eric from Noble and he tells me that some of...
Forum: Tiling 06-30-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 480,957
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
And if I'm not mistaken you install electrical...

And if I'm not mistaken you install electrical systems, low voltage systems, wiring and the lot?

Maybe you can help Craig with the finer points of home renovations. If I tell him, he won't...
Forum: Tiling 06-30-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,823
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Is that new. In BC you don't have to do this if...

Is that new. In BC you don't have to do this if you spray foam. ???

Homes today are built to tight - I think there is something to be said for a little air movement. I like the new rain screen...
Forum: Tiling 06-30-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,776
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Put do you buy the black blades or the silver. ...

Put do you buy the black blades or the silver. My money is on the silver - I have never found the blacks ones to be better in any way. Except for draining my wallet faster.

JW
Forum: Tiling 06-30-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,776
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
That won't happen - but I do see a contest...

That won't happen - but I do see a contest starting. I'm betting I can chop more boards than David. And would go as far to say more than any of you. I did spend all that time washing my dad's car...
Forum: Tiling 06-30-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,776
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
I have a Fat Max folding blade like these. Here...

I have a Fat Max folding blade like these. Here we call these type Carpet Cutters since most of the carpet pros have these with either straight or hooked blades.

I'll dig it out - I have not...
Forum: Tiling 06-30-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 480,957
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Killer shower Bonzai. Did you need to frame in a...

Killer shower Bonzai. Did you need to frame in a new header above all those niches or was that just a partion wall?

JW
Forum: Tiling 06-29-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 480,957
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Why is the foundation coated with red paint below...

Why is the foundation coated with red paint below the stone? Is that Denshield and redguard up above the new work?

I wonder how hard this bench will set up with just a few self tapping screws and...
Forum: Tiling 06-29-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,776
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
Stand by. We'll see how many boards he can crack...

Stand by. We'll see how many boards he can crack with one strike.

JW
Forum: Tiling 06-29-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,776
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
David has the fancy Olfa - the black one. I get...

David has the fancy Olfa - the black one. I get the beat up ones and store promos. That's all you need.

Drilling out for fixtures is easy with wood drill bits, hole saws and drywall tools. Lately...
Forum: Tiling 06-29-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,752
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
But can you place a wet towel on it? It's so...

But can you place a wet towel on it? It's so insane that so many towel warmers have warnings against using them for wet towels! Personally I love the Heirloom Towel warmers from New Zealand.

No...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 06-29-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 50,040
Posted By JohnFRWhipple
I'm surprised you men don't check your coverage...

I'm surprised you men don't check your coverage rates. If your worried about your waterproofing membrane I think you need a new membrane or need to give your membrane more time to cure.

Checking...
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