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Old 08-29-2010, 01:20 PM   #1051
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Wow! The first words out of my mouth when I saw that..."Oh! My goodness!"

Hope mine turns out as well.
You have more angles to deal with then me. I only have some crooked walls to get around. Laying tile on this sheetrock is a dream. dorf dude...

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what size are the tiles?
will you be tiling inside the shelves?
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what size are the tiles?
will you be tiling inside the shelves?[/quote]

They are around 10x12"
Yes, tiling inside the shelves. They were set up that way, no cutting except for the crooked wall part. The backs take off at about a 20 degree angle. I have great help.
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set the shelf tiles with a wee bit of tip to them so they drain out.
last thing you want is water pooling at the back corners.

it'll look great when finished...
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set the shelf tiles with a wee bit of tip to them so they drain out.
last thing you want is water pooling at the back corners.

it'll look great when finished...
Obvious on the tip for water pooling but thanks for pointing it out. I over look and forget many things and I always like a 2nd pair of eyes. dorf dude...
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Things are working out! I posted about my bedroom lights using so much energy, 457 watts. Today a local chain store had LED's for 5,99. I bought a butt load of them. It is a pay back investment, alot more so than buying carbon credits. Don't get me started on that load of cr@p. I'm down to 34 watts total use and they are brighter than the Halogens. The key is that they are SMD LED's and not normal type. They are the yellow dots behind the lens. They are bright with a nice color of light, warm white. I think I will get more tomorrow. No work at the house today, I'm getting a cold and it is very cold and rainy. I tried but my fingers were going numb, summer is gone. I will have the toilet in by the weekend. dorf dude...
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Hang in there Dorf Dude! Keep up the excellent work!

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Old 08-30-2010, 03:50 PM   #1058
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Do those LED's need a special holder?
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Do those LED's need a special holder?
They mount directly into my recessed fixtures. They are twist type. In the picture on the box you can see the 2 pins that stick out. We call them GU 10 type base. They are direct line voltage 220V. No transformer for 12V. I don't think you have that style in North America. dorf dude...
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Today I played with more tiles. It takes longer than expected. They must be right or else I have to look at them for the next 30 years! Still not perfect but ok for me . My gaps vary a little bit. dorf dude...
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what size are the tiles?
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They are around 10x12"
Yes, tiling inside the shelves. They were set up that way, no cutting except for the crooked wall part. The backs take off at about a 20 degree angle. I have great help. [/quote]

The tiles are 8" x 13" to be exact. I read it on the box tonight. Thanks for following, dorf dude...
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Hey Shu....everybody's gaps differ when setting tile. It's just that Bud won't admit it.
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You mentioned earlier about sheetrock. That would only be on your partition walls, would it?

What did you do on the outside stone walls? Use some kind of stucco and tile right over that?
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You mentioned earlier about sheetrock. That would only be on your partition walls, would it?

What did you do on the outside stone walls? Use some kind of stucco and tile right over that?
The stucco I put up the last few weeks in the other rooms is the finished wall. I will paint it and that's it, finished. The sheetrock here in the bathroom was needed because the walls were in such bad shape. I needed a 90 degree corner for my shower to fit in. Stucco is the cheapest way to finish out a wall. I will be using it upstairs too. dorf dude...
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A little further. I wanted to be more into it but things take time. I can still see a toilet by Sat. Here's a pic from today. dorf dude...
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