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I'm Peter Reinhart! Ask Me Anything! Monday, February 15, 2016 7:00-8:00 pm EST
To kick off our AMA feature, we have invited author, chef and master bread maker and host of Pizza Quest, Peter Reinhart, to be our first host! Peter will be in the Forum on Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST. If you are unable to be online during the live session, you can post your questions in the sticky post. Peter will answer those questions during the live session on February 15th. You can view Peter's answers to your questions as well as what happened during the live session in the session thread.
Ask Me Anything New Forum Feature
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Any tips on what tile adhesive to use on the oven bench area. I will be using small 100x100x10 terracotta tiles on the work top and brick tiles/pavers (25mm thick) on the side of suspended slab.
I got some flexible tile glue from bunnings as well as flex grout. It worked a treat. The glue needs to be mixed with water and has a stone look, like plaster with pebbles before you mix it, but it works well. And a quick note on the grout, use darker colours rather than white...easier to clean when working with food. The only other thing I can say is seal the grout when its dry so food and liquard doesnt stain it. Good Luck
I saw the flexible stuff and was leaning towards it but once I spoke to someone at Bunnings I went the cheaper option. The oven bench top is rigid with no movement so the flexible stuff wasn't needed. I asked about additives but was told it wasn't needed and all I need to do is seal the tiles and grout once laid. I have concrete sealer so I'll use that to seal everything once finished.
The adhesive I got says it's suitable for indoors/outdoors and to only avoid using it on areas that will be submerged under water so it sounds fine.
I have used the davco before.... depends on the colour of you tile of course but it can be used as a grout. Yep my laundry grouted with it... 2 years now and the pizza oven. So it's not on the instructions ...quess what davco make grout as well which is a lot more expensive than the adhesive.....and the same thing I recon
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Thanks Dave that's good to know. I will have a fair bit of adhesive left over so knowing I can use it as grout is good news.
I have some black cement coloring so I'll add some to the adhesive and see if it works being cement based I'm thinking it should. If It does then I make the grout black not sure if it'll look good orange terracotta tiles with black grout.
Red and black works but orange and black not sure I'll soon find out.