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    [–] I thought there was more to the story cjwoodsplitter 2 points ago in woodworking

    Damnit another one? Now this is gonna pop up on my FB for the next month.

    [–] Precise cutting and perfect fit cjwoodsplitter 1 points ago in oddlysatisfying

    That’s really dependent on the installer. Some believe they are so good they can get a perfectly flat, even spaced floor by feel. I admit some can, but the majority cannot. Lol sometimes I even have to embarrass my subs when they don’t use them. I point out every little mistake. They end up using them on my jobs.

    [–] Precise cutting and perfect fit cjwoodsplitter 26 points ago in oddlysatisfying

    The video is showing the glass without back buttering because you wouldn’t be able to see the effect they are trying to explain. You can even see the air pockets that are left with only that method. It clearly states later in the video and shows back buttering on larger format tiles. It’s recommended for 12x12 and bigger. Personally I do 10x10 and up.

    [–] Precise cutting and perfect fit cjwoodsplitter 11 points ago in oddlysatisfying

    If you use the mallet in a perpendicular motion towards the troweling grooves then sure. I’ve never needed one but with the proper technique it can work. The problem is most people think the harder you press downward the better it will adhere. But due to suction air gets trapped. You need to push and pull the tile to fold the grooves. There’s a great YouTube video that explains it visually.

    [–] Precise cutting and perfect fit cjwoodsplitter 1 points ago in oddlysatisfying

    It’s about planning your troweling. Go in the same direction, back butter large tiles, and then press tile in a perpendicular direction of the troweling. That will cause the grooves to fold over closing gaps while the thin set on the back of the tile adheres to the floor thin set. Properly done you shouldn’t need to use full body weight as that could cause issues with all of your tiles being flush.

    [–] Precise cutting and perfect fit cjwoodsplitter 85 points ago in oddlysatisfying

    Do you keep in contact with all of the jobs you’ve done over the years? Nearly every repair I’ve ever made on large floor tile is due to lack of adhesion to the thin set, not the subfloor. Of course, it makes my job way easier just popping a cracked/loose tile up, but it wouldn’t need repairing in the first place if it was done properly.

    [–] Precise cutting and perfect fit cjwoodsplitter 14 points ago in oddlysatisfying

    I agree. But if you look at the thin set on the floor, he didn’t even trowel in the same direction. It would be impossible for him to move that tile enough to get the proper adhesion.

    [–] Want to tacobout it? cjwoodsplitter 27 points ago in funny

    Took my wife to Subway (and kayaking) for our first date. For our 10th wedding anniversary last month, she got me/us a Subway gift card and a certificate to a local kayaking place.

    [–] Precise cutting and perfect fit cjwoodsplitter 238 points ago in oddlysatisfying

    With large format tile like this you put the thin set on the floor like he has, but then you also cover the bottom of the tile (back buttering) with it as well. If you don’t back butter, there will be air pockets that over time will cause the tile to crack or come up entirely.

    [–] Precise cutting and perfect fit cjwoodsplitter 398 points ago in oddlysatisfying

    What a waste of his skill to then not back butter that tile.

    [–] Discovered a downside to completely wireless earbuds. cjwoodsplitter 1 points ago in Wellthatsucks

    Probably would have been worse. Any earbuds I send through the laundry are never the same again. I was at least able to save this and not have any issues (yet) from it.

    [–] Discovered a downside to completely wireless earbuds. cjwoodsplitter 14 points ago in Wellthatsucks

    Yep. Slipped out of my hand and into the bucket I was using to cut in.

    [–] The truth behind dad jokes cjwoodsplitter 4 points ago in funny

    I don’t like how real this is.

    [–] NROL-71. Scrub cjwoodsplitter 5 points ago in space

    I’ve watched a ton of launches and have never seen the burn go that far up the rocket. I’m no professional though, just a spectator. So I don’t doubt I’m wrong lol

    [–] NROL-71. Scrub cjwoodsplitter 1 points ago in space

    No, sorry. I’m sure it’ll pop up here soon being reddit and all. It was black smoke first and then fire clearly started peaking out above it and above where normal fire should be coming out of.

    [–] NROL-71. Scrub cjwoodsplitter 7 points ago in space

    That was really crazy. When I saw the fire I told my wife I’ve never seen that happen before - and then they aborted the launch. I thought it was about to explode on the pad.

    [–] About those new MP plans, a general thread type of question for all former MP card holders... cjwoodsplitter 5 points ago in MoviePassClub

    Nah, since it’s not a month to month pricing I won’t go back. Their business practices alone keep me away. They’ve already proven that while we as customers are bound by the TOS at signup, Moviepass is not. They will change whatever they want after they have your money. So I’m good with A-List for now.

    [–] Cancelled!!! cjwoodsplitter 1 points ago in MoviePassClub

    I actually wouldn’t be surprised if it were in their shitty TOS.

    [–] What girl?? cjwoodsplitter 2 points ago in BlackPeopleTwitter

    Does a kick to the dick work on roiders?