Tiling

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Taunton Press, Feb 15, 2011 - House & Home - 188 pages
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Installing your own tiling may seem daunting for do-it-yourselfers, but with Stanley Tiling: A Homeowner's Guide you will be able to finish the job like a professional.

All entry-level DIYers can master the techniques with this comprehensive visual guide that offers authoritative and reliable information to empower homeowners to tackle any tiling project with confidence. And with tiling among the most popular projects undertaken by homeowners, Stanley Tiling: A Homeowner's Guide is an essential manual for DIYers.

For years, the Stanley company and all of its do-it-yourself guides have been giving homeowners the tools to complete tasks with ease and perfection. In Stanley Tiling: A Homeowner's Guide, author Joseph Truini explains how to choose tile, tools, and materials and then gives DIYers step-by-step, illustrated instructions on tiling:

  • kitchen, bathroom and wood-plank floors
  • showers and tub surrounds
  • fireplace walls
  • backsplashes
  • tables
  • mirrors with mosaic glass
 

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Contents

introDuction
3
Milling luMber
110
ripping
117
clamp Storage 67 72 taperS anD bevelS
131
Surface prep
164
SanDing
165
hanDplaning
175
gluing and claMping
178
finiShing
198
repairS
199
technique
208
toolS
212
holDing work
215
maintenance
218
cabinetS
220
DrawerS
222

Strategy
179
mortiSeanDtenon JointS
190
panelS
191
DovetailS
193
miterS
194
eDgeS anD Face FrameS
195
tableS
225
metric converSion chart
229
creDitS
230
inDex
232
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Fine Homebuilding "publishes only the most authoritative articles on tiling by experts in the field; this book brings together the best of the best. These experienced contributors share the fundamentals, as well as tips and tried-and-true techniques to tile like a pro.

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