Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Tilework" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Tilework" tag posts Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:01:02 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Tilework" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Tilework" tag posts <![CDATA[A study in white]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:33:05 -0500 A study in white Posted by KenGutmaker
A monotone bath becomes a study in light and form. ]]>
<![CDATA[Classic Travertine Design]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:20:28 -0500 Classic Travertine Design Posted by jenwht14
Yarrabee & Castlemaine is presenting Melbourne's best range of stones for commercial and residential properties. Stones ( Sandstone, Pavers, Granite, Bluestone, Travertine etc.) are offered for... ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Easily Drill a Hole in Ceramic Tile]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:58:35 -0500 How to Easily Drill a Hole in Ceramic Tile Posted by Kevini
If you need to drill a hole in some tile, you could chuck a masonry bit in your cordless drill and watch as the tip of the bit skates around on the glazed surface, ruining the tile, but there's a better way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Kitchen redo]]> Sun, 03 Nov 2013 18:56:30 -0500 Kitchen redo Posted by gentlemanjockey
This is a kitchen remodel. Maxx always inspects the job after lunch and before his afternoon nap. ]]>
<![CDATA[Marble Floor]]> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:04:26 -0500 Marble Floor Posted by mcnatprice
When we had our house built, I asked the builder to put carpet in the foyer and the two front rooms on either side. He thought we were crazy because "nobody carpets the foyer," he said. However, we... ]]>
<![CDATA[tile floor]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:09:53 -0500 tile floor Posted by scottbro
This tile floor involved using Ditra, and then hand laying nearly 400 2x2 tiles all individually and hand cutting 10 x 10 tiles from the current 20 x 20 tiles.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Beautiful Fireplace]]> Thu, 23 May 2013 13:30:29 -0500 Beautiful Fireplace Posted by royalholland
This fireplace was the crowning achievement of a recent home ground level re-design by Royal Holland Incorporated (Tri-Cities, WA). It features custom hardwood shadow boxes, rustic porcelain tile, a... ]]>
<![CDATA[New Contemporary Fireplace]]> Wed, 22 May 2013 17:02:12 -0500 New Contemporary Fireplace Posted by PKPaley
This fireplace was designed to create a focal point in a great room. The 7.5" deep wall was built of studs on 12" centres as the wall was being tiled in 12"X24" porcelain tiles over concrete board... ]]>
<![CDATA[Slate Fireplace In The Style Of Rookwood Pottery]]> Tue, 21 May 2013 11:33:23 -0500 Slate Fireplace In The Style Of Rookwood Pottery Posted by glassgirl6
After renovating a beautiful Victorian home in Santa Cruz, we moved to Washington to build a Craftsman style home. We wanted it to look like it fit in it's environment, in the traditional style. With... ]]>
<![CDATA[Bathroom Gut Job]]> Wed, 01 May 2013 10:20:05 -0500 Bathroom Gut Job Posted by ElBot
This was a 100% bathroom remodel. We had a company that was contracted to work for Home Depot come in to do it and it took less than 2 weeks to finish. We would absolutely recommend using the same... ]]>
<![CDATA[Claw Foot Bath Tub = Up Dated Bathroom ]]> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 23:14:44 -0500 Claw Foot Bath Tub = Up Dated Bathroom Posted by vanstonew
This remolded / updated bathroom started with the claw foot tub that my friend gave me. The claw foot tub was bigger than the old tub, so I had to redsign the bathroom (this is my house) in order to... ]]>
<![CDATA[Craftsman styled Curly maple & Cherry kitchen]]> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:45:12 -0500 Craftsman styled Curly maple & Cherry kitchen Posted by KVSteve
This kitchen is the centerpiece of an open concept 2000 square foot, self built bungalow loosely based on a craftsman theme. Like most of the home the kitchen was designed and built from scratch by... ]]>
<![CDATA[Estate Home Project, 7500 sq. ft. on two acres with pool]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 01:09:09 -0500 Estate Home Project, 7500 sq. ft. on two acres with pool Posted by CelticCustoms
The main house has a wine cellar, media room, marble flooring, custom trimwork, plasterwork, and custom cabinets throughout. Exterior is stucco and stone with wood windows, copper facia and copper... ]]>
<![CDATA[Offsetting tile joints to add visual interest]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:00:00 -0500 Offsetting tile joints to add visual interest Posted by Olitch
When tiles are rectangular rather than square, you can create more interesting patterns by offsetting tile end joints. ]]>
<![CDATA[Bathroom remodel]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 18:49:10 -0500 Bathroom remodel Posted by dadofmad
Hardwood on the shower floor? Actually, it's tile that looks like wood and creates a whole new look for bathroom shower floors. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Lay Tile Over a Concrete Slab]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 14:14:07 -0500 How to Lay Tile Over a Concrete Slab Posted by ScottG
Uncoupling membranes used between a tile floor and a concrete slab should prevent any cracks in the concrete from affecting the tile, but will it lower the thermal mass potential of the concrete? ]]>
<![CDATA[Bathroom and Kitchen Design: How to Choose Tile and Plan Tile Layouts]]> Fri, 08 Jul 2011 10:56:57 -0500 Bathroom and Kitchen Design: How to Choose Tile and Plan Tile Layouts Posted by FHBdotcom
If you're planning a tile project and want ideas for creating attractive patterns or combining the right colors, these two free chapters will help you get started. ]]>
<![CDATA[Handmade Barrel Tile Set in Mortar]]> Wed, 04 May 2011 21:31:12 -0500 Handmade Barrel Tile Set in Mortar Posted by JWRoofing
This house was built in the late 30's, and for the restoration, the homeowner, and designer wanted a traditional barrel tile set in mortar.  We used a custom color oxide which is not period... ]]>
<![CDATA[Pull out cabinet in full bath]]> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:35:46 -0500 Pull out cabinet in full bath Posted by Acorn3
This was a 2nd Floor bathroom remodel ( 5' x 9' )  So space is a premium at best for storage. We came up with the idea of using a media full extension swivel pull out by... ]]>
<![CDATA[Handmade Tile Back Splash]]> Fri, 16 Jul 2010 21:51:33 -0500 Handmade Tile Back Splash Posted by gkcd
My husband and I designed and built our home in 2004. Since we designed the house I thought it appropriate to design and build our back splash. I came up with the design and my 2 daughters (1 with... ]]>