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#1 posted 08-17-2012 03:26 PM

Bonding tile directly to wood in an outdoor application is going to fail at some time. Tile requires a dimensionally stable surface. If you can hide the edges, I would use something like 1/4” wedi-board, which is its own cleavage membrane. Regardless of how you do it, you’re gonna want to use the tinted pure silicone caulk in lue of grout.

If you’re dead-set and you absolutely have to bond directly to the wood, I would used a a flexible sealant like RTV to bond to the wood, no guarantees on how long it would last..

-- Brian


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