Appropriate Clothing

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When discussing safety, most focus is directed to masks and…

Working Surfaces

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This isn't normally thought of as a safety issue, BUT it kinda…
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Working with Mirror

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Silvered mirror backing will break-down when exposed to cementious…

Laying Tesserae – Why the Opus (Laying Pattern) matters

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Just found this response to a question on laying tesserae.…

Safety

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Let’s not kid about ... Mosaics can be dangerous. We only…

Mosaic Terminology

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Although the concept of mosaics is simple, the terms, tools and…

Instructional Videos

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I highly recommend the series of videos by Peter Twining. They…

How wide should my Grout Lines be?

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A lot of this is personal preference, but there are some solid…

Calculating Tile Quantities

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How much tile do you need? Obviously this depends on the shapes…

Scoring and Cutting Glass

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Some people complain about glass chipping when they score and…

Tints, Shades, Hues: – Colour Theory for Mosaics

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In colour theory, there are many terms that are often not understood…

Life’s short – Enjoy the Journey

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We all approach things differently, don’t we? That’s the…