Making & Installing Handmade Tiles

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
With more than 70,000 copies sold, Lark’s Handmade Tiles has delighted crafters everywhere, and whetted their appetites for more beautiful ideas. They’ll find just what they’re looking for in these dozen ceramic tile projects, which include everything from trivets to tabletops to stepping stones. The wealth of practical, visually breathtaking information covered here includes everything from design and formation through decoration and site installation, making this manual an absolute must in every ceramics and home improvement library. Find out about basic tools and materials, glaze application, and techniques for making slab tiles. Get the lowdown on mosaics, and stamped, carved, and inlaid designs. With these techniques, even beginning crafters can start working fast, and move on to simple stair risers, a kitchen backsplash, and an exquisite window surround.
 

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The book was an excellent value. Hardcover many color illustrations lots of tile installation ideas. The only criticism I have is the level of difficulty of making some of the tiles and the fact that a kiln is needed for most of the projects. Its too advanced for a beginner. Read full review

Making & Installing Handmade Tiles (A Lark Ceramics Book)

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Handmade tiles are currently popular as a decorative feature and means of artistic expression. This book for the studio potter who owns an electric kiln covers the basics of tile making and decorating ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
Installing Tile
84
Mounted Wall Panel
108
Appendices
150
Acknowledgments
157
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