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Tiling Floors with Michael Byrne (VHS)

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Ceramic tile is a versatile and popular material for all kinds of floors. By learning how professional tilesetter Michael Byrne handles the challenges of tilling a watertight bathroom floor and reparing a shower pan, you'll be able to tile any floor in your home, including kitchens, entryways and patios. After an overview of the basic procedures, Byrne gets right into the problem-solving process. You'll find out how to prepare an ideal surface for tiling and how to cut tile efficiently, producing edges that will look and feel right. Beginners will appreciate the clarity and ease of the presentation, while seasoned pros will find Byrne's methods usefully detailed. By watching Byrne you'll learn how to: 1. use a border to simplify and enhance a diagonal layout 2. mix and float mortar for a substrate that's level and sturdy 3. incorporate expansion joints so that cove tiles won't crack 4. shape a sloping slower pan that won't leak As Byrne demonstrates his craft, you'll experience firsthand the pace and subtleties of the tiling process. Tiling Countertops is companion to Byrne's book, Setting Ceramic Tile. Page numbers from the book are keyed to the screen so you can refer back for more information. Michael Byrne has been a professional tilesetter for than 15 years, teaching tile setting seminars and workshops throughout the U.S. He has also been a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding Magazine. Running time 55 minutes
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