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Old 12-09-2007, 07:26 PM   #1
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just wondering if anyone has any input ?
i am refacing the fireplace with drystack stone veneer and am wondering... 1- do i need metal lath and screening over cement board?
2- can i use modified motar for tiles instead of masonary mortar?

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Old 12-09-2007, 11:31 PM   #2
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You can use modified thinset to attach the adheered veneer directly to the hardi-backer.

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Old 12-10-2007, 03:53 PM   #3
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Thought you might want to see this for some insperation! This guy is amazing. Hopefully the link works.
http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_vi...ml?id=3486147n
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