tile mosiac


Old 01-08-04, 11:15 AM
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Is it OK to use small pieces of tile to make a mosaic on the floor. I want to use this pattern for the entire floor. Will it hold up. Do you have any tips on how to do this.

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Old 01-08-04, 02:04 PM
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People have laid mosaic floors for thousands of years. Some of them have been unearthed, cleaned up, and look beautiful. (The History Channel is so educational. )

Most mosaic's these days are actually small tiles on a mesh backing. You lay them with thinset just like regular tile.

If you're going to do it piece by piece, don't spread more thinset than you can cover in 5-10 minutes.
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