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Working with CFC
Using cement glues and additives for mosaic artworks
How to remove the glue from the back of tiles after removing the mesh
Different thickness tesserae
How to deal with varying thicknesses of mosaic tesserae
Tips for pricing & handling your first mosaic commission.
What to do about scratched ceramic tiles on a mosaic tabletop
Information about handling quotes on commission enquiries/ info requests.
A discussion about the use of flexible grout on your mosaic creation
Unglazed ceramic tiles
How to protect unglazed ceramics from the elements.
What markers can you use on tiles that won’t be washed away by the wetsaw?
Useful considerations when installing floor mosaics
Short thread on the Taurus ringsaw with links for more info.
Wall mural substrate
What is the best material to use for an outdoor mosaic mural?
Discussion on using the indirect method for a floor mosaic.
What is it? A great mosaic backing. Discussion about the pros & cons.
Creating mosaics on a particle board backing. Is it a good idea?
Discussion on how to get 10mm tiles & references to some great portraits.
How much can you expect to pay for a wetsaw for your mosaics?
Fixing glass tesserae
What glues to use in fixing glass tesseae to a terracotta base.
What is CFC?
Further information about CFC (compressed fibre cement)
Mosaic on blackboard
Can you lay a mosaic on blackboard?
Mosaic on plastic?
Is there a lighter base for stepping stones than concrete?
Using silicone as adhesive
Grout drying out in hot weather
Using different colour grouts
How do you use more than 1 colour grout on the same project?
Cutting a rebate into sandstone
How do you cut a rebate into sanstone to install a mosaic?
Can you mosaic on a damp wall?
How do you deal with a masonry wall that is damp?
What thickness of CFC is best?
Can I regrout or change the grout colour
Can you paint tiles to achieve hard to get colours?
Mesh for larger projects
Is it advisable to use fibreglass mesh for larger projects?
Can/ how do I mosaic directly onto wooden table tops
Can you make your own tiles?