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How to lay quarry or slate tile flooring.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. 54

Tip on cleaning and oiling a slate countertop.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #306 Mar 1990 (v.40#3) pg. 8

Tips on cleaning and sealing slate flooring.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #321 Sep 1991 (v.41#8) pg. 8

Tips on installing and using blackboard slates for flooring and countertops.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #21 Jun-Jul 1984 pg. 8

Installation tips for using slate flooring material in a shower stall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #120 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 18

Intalling a slate-in-grass walk.
HOME MECHANIX #685 May 1985 (v.81) pg. 53

Slate carving. How to carve slate using only simple hand tools.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1984 (v.37#12) pg. 1692

Laying a slate tile floor.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #431 Apr 1964 (v.60) pg. 110

Tip: How to revive old slate with mineral oil.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1979 (v.7#11) pg. 122

How to lay masonry floors (brick, slate, flagstone, marble, etc.).
PARENTS HOME Jul 1981 (v.5#9) pg. 48

A slate entry hall.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1964 (v.121#4) pg. 135

Tip: Use plastic bags to apply grout to slate floors.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1981 (v.156#3) pg. 195

How to install slate flooring.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1987 (v.164#12) pg. 125

Tips on laying slate flooring by either the mortar or mastic method.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1966 (v.189#2) pg. 120

Pave a patio with 1/4" thick slate roof tiles set in mortar.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1981 (v.218#4) pg. 132

Slate your sills. How to cover windowsills with slate tiles.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1981 (v.219#6) pg. 118

Tips on cleaning slate floors.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1988 (v.3#2) pg. 22

Water-impervious slate used in bathroom.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #215 Mar 1963 (v.34#3) pg. 102

Water-impervious slate used in a kitchen.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #215 Mar 1963 (v.34#3) pg. 102

Slate, the ideal material for home craftsman.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #215 Mar 1963 (v.34#3) pg. 102

Installing a slate entryway. Tips on cutting the slate, applying the adhesive, getting the slate flat and true, and applying the grout.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Fall-Winter 1978 pg. 73

Sensational slate. How to build a slate patio using prefabricated panels (2x2-ft. or 2x3-ft.) consisting of slate tiles attached to foam panels.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #826 Jun 1998 (v.94) pg. 42

How to prepare the surface of natural slate for painting.
TOLE WORLD #123 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 29

How to install slate flooring to solve entry problems.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1982 (v.38#4) pg. 36

How to inlay a section of slate flooring into an existing hardwood floor just inside a door to the outside. This helps prevent damage to floor from rain, snow, mud, etc.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1986 (v.42#5) pg. 63