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using masonry type S and lathe to level floor

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I need to raise one side of my bath 3/4'' to bring it to level..
before I lay the tile.
The house is a 1930's pier and beam with2x8 joist 24'' OC - 1x8 CM sheathing and 1 layer of 3/4'' fir subfloor

I have 3 bags of Type S masonry mortar left over I want use
$24 is $24 right ? type S is portland and sand with some lime thrown in?
Can I nail down my lathe and build the low side up with
the type S and feather in with a self leveling product?
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You're not doing masonry, so don't use it. You don't want/need the lime, makes it sticky and harder to work with as a setting bed. You want Portland/sand at about 1:5 mixed supper dry.

You can buy bagged material like this; It's a 1:3 mix, so add some sand to make it easier to work with. :thumbsup:

BTW, it's "lath" not "lathe". This is a lathe,

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