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xx   TILE

Tip: How to retile the front of a fireplace with unglazed terra cotta tiles.
APARTMENT LIFE Jun 1979 (v.11#6) pg. 66, 84

Photo shows how seed packets decoupaged on ceramic tiles can make an attractive backsplash behind a kitchen sink. Est. cost: $9.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 50

Photo shows how to apply scraps of cracked china dishes (as if they were tiles) to cover a large clay pot. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 63

How to install a ceramic tile floor.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. 68

Three customized ceramic tile floor patterns (Southwest Indian Drama, Oriental Serenity, and Scottish Plaid Reserve) and information on how to lay them yourself.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1978 (v.56#5) pg. 60

Ceramic tile bathroom mirror frame and vanity front are made by drawing panda designs on ceramic tiles with a ballpoint paint tube and baking the tiles in the oven. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 109, 158

How to break china into "tile" chips and use them to cover a lamp base.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1981 (v.59#2) pg. 100, 146

Divine salvation. Making the most of found objects. (1) Broken china is used as a mosaic on a wide wooden frame. (2) Quartet of mismatched doors and sidelights are hinged together to form a room screen. (3) Chips of ceramic tile are used to make a mosaic tabletop. (4) Ornate door handle is used as a towel holder. (5) Wall-hung shelf is formed from old corbels and weathered barn board. (6) Assorted ornate doorknobs mounted on a board serve as a wall rack.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1993 (v.71#7) pg. 109, 122

Saltillo soul. Renew your kitchen floor by installing handmade Mexican pavers.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Mar 2000 (v.23#5) pg. 40
Added Info CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP May 2000 (v.23#7) pg. 10

Suggested substrate for interior ceramic tile floors.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Mar 2002 (v.25#5) pg. 60

Ceramic tiling techniques. How to lay ceramic floor tile.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1985 (v.9#2) pg. 22

The ceramic alternative. Tips on selecting and installing the four basic types of clay tiles (mosaic, quarry, pavers, and glazed wall tiles).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1989 (v.12#5) pg. 25

Floored by ceramics. How-to advice on working with ceramic floor tiles.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1989 (v.12#5) pg. 28

Ceramic tile repair. Some tips.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1989 (v.12#5) pg. 72

Tile repair tips. How to repace damaged grout and cracked ceramic wall tiles.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1993 (v.17#2) pg. 33

How to cut ceramic tile like a pro using special tools you can rent or purchase.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 68

Bathroom floor grout repair. Tips on removing old grout, fixing loose tiles, and applying new grout.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 58

Tips on removing selected ceramic floor tiles without harming adjacent tiles.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1998 (v.21#8) pg. 28

Rhythm and wind. Picture on a ceramic tile (8"x8") uses a silk-screen process suitable for producing numerous pieces with the same design.
CERAMICS Apr 1990 (v.25#7) pg. 28, 58

A look at ways to decorate your home using ceramic tile. Instructions for setting tile. Also gives instructions for Easy-Set ceramic tile sheets.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1975 (v.6#1) pg. 26

How to print white ceramic tiles using transfer sheets. Instructions for making a planter or a trivet.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 71

Four pages of decorating ideas using ceramic, mirror, vinyl, metallic and carpet tiles. General directions for working with tile are included. Plans for projects shown must be ordered.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 24 1978 (v.91#5) pg. 124

How to redo a bathroom with hand-painted ceramic tiles. Includes instructions for painting the tiles and installing them, along with an assortment of accessories you can decorate.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 10 1978 (v.91#8) pg. 88

How to make your own hand-painted tiles for kitchen or bath. Includes information on surface preparation and installing the tiles as a backsplash or bathtub wall, kitchen or bath counter top, a mirror frame and some planters, trivets, etc. to harmonize.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 10 1978 (v.91#8) pg. 88

Photos illustrate 25 easy-to-do decorating projects using ceramic tiles.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 31 1983 (v.96#8) pg. 94

Economical installation of ceramic tiles on walls or floors using professional approach.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #84 Feb 1965 (v.15#1) pg. 44

Removing old asphalt tiles, repairing subflooring and installing gauze-backed ceramic tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #86 Jun 1965 (v.15#3) pg. 44

Luxurious ceramic tile. How to install thinner tile that requires no grouting and gives a truly professional job.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #95 Dec 1966 (v.16#6) pg. 24

How to lay your own ceramic tile floor.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #135 Apr 1972 (v.22#4) pg. 44

How to install ceramic wall tile using mastic adhesive.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #143 Mar 1973 (v.23#3) pg. 50

How to remove and replace a damaged ceramic tile without damaging its neighbors.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #152 Mar 1974 (v.24#3) pg. 46

A look at self-adhesive tile and instructions on how to apply them.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #155 Aug 1974 (v.24#6) pg. 48

How to install pre-grouted ceramic tile that comes in kit form in sizes to surround a standard bathtub. Est. cost: $100.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #157 Oct 1974 (v.24#8) pg. 38

How to install ceramic tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #205 Jan 1980 (v.30#1) pg. 73

Handyman's guide to ceramic tile floors. Covers floor preparation, setting tile, and grouting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #213 Nov 1980 (v.30#9) pg. 20

Rescue a bathroom with ceramic tile. How to cover walls, floor and cabinets with colorful tiles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #230 Jul-Aug 1982 (v.32#6) pg. 57

How to remove and replace broken ceramic tile and grout ceramic tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #246 Feb 1984 (v.34#2) pg. 54, 58

Wishbook of ceramic tile floors. Includes tips on designs and selection. A companion article shows how to lay a ceramic tile floor.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #248 Apr 1984 (v.34#4) pg. 85, 96

Replacing a broken ceramic or clay floor tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #268 Apr 1986 (v.36#4) pg. 44

Photos show how to renew the grout between ceramic tiles using premixed latex grout.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #271 Sep 1986 (v.36#7) pg. 45

Tip on painting ceramic tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #286 Feb 1988 (v.38#2) pg. 14

Tips on regrouting bathtub or shower tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #289 May-Jun 1988 (v.38#5) pg. 88

How to install ceramic tile. With proper planning, even a beginner can look like a professional.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #290 Jul-Aug 1988 (v.38#6) pg. 35

Tile a kitchen floor and backsplash.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #302 Oct 1989 (v.39#9) pg. 40

Tips on installing ceramic tile over an outdoor cement-slab patio.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #306 Mar 1990 (v.40#3) pg. 12

Tips on tiling over a cement-block backsplash.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 10

Tips on removing paint from ceramic tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #309 Jun 1990 (v.40#6) pg. 8

Tip on regrouting tiled bathroom walls.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #311 Sep 1990 (v.40#8) pg. 10

How to replace a cracked ceramic wall tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #313 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 32

How to repair damaged grout in a tile floor.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #330 Jul-Aug 1992 (v.42#7) pg. 8

How to install ceramic tile on bathroom walls and floor.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #332 Oct 1992 (v.42#9) pg. 40
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #340 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.43#7) pg. 14

Repairing ceramic tile. (1) Replacing a broken tile. (2) Fixing a loose soap dish. (3) Replacing grout. (4) Cleaning grout. (5) Replacing caulk at bathtub/tile or counter/backsplash joints.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #334 Jan 1993 (v.43#1) pg. 64

How to install a ceramic tile entryway.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #336 Mar 1993 (v.43#3) pg. 72

Tip on removing dried grout from ceramic tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #344 Jan 1994 (v.44#1) pg. 10

How to remove old grout using a grout saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #353 Nov-Dec 1994 (v.44#10) pg. 6

Making ceramic tile last a lifetime. A look at various installation methods and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #363 Nov 1995 (v.45#10) pg. 26

How to remove and replace old tile grout.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 40

How to replace a damaged ceramic tile.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #374 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.47#1) pg. 17

How to master the new, user-friendly epoxy tile grouts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #374 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.47#1) pg. 59

How to choose and install ceramic tile for an exterior patio.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #377 Apr 1997 (v.47#4) pg. 34

How to install ceramic tile flooring in an entryway using the thinnest tile base possible.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #379 Jun 1997 (v.47#6) pg. 10

Regrouting tile. A look at the tools that make it easier.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #383 Nov 1997 (v.47#10) pg. 25

Tips for better tiling. Details on laying a tile floor, tiling walls and adding a trowelable membrane as a moisture barrier for sills and shelves.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #383 Nov 1997 (v.47#10) pg. 36

Tip on replacing cracking grout in ceramic floor tile applications with a flexible sanded caulk.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #387 Apr 1998 (v.48#4) pg. 9

Tip on cutting circular holes in ceramic tiles using a special hole saw or coping saw blade.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #387 Apr 1998 (v.48#4) pg. 14

Installing cement board correctly (a waterproof base for ceramic tile). Related article looks at choosing a tile backer board.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #387 Apr 1998 (v.48#4) pg. 81, 94

A beginner's guide to ceramic wall tiling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #398 May 1999 (v.49#5) pg. 69

Creating a solid foundation for ceramic wall and floor tile. A look at some of the options.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #400 Jul-Aug 1999 (v.49#7) pg. 91

Chinese architectural earthenware tiles are used as vents in door.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #3 Jun-Jul 1981 pg. 67

Tip: Use a cake decorating press to apply tile grout.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #5 Oct-Nov 1981 pg. 6

How to make your own "form fitting" baseboard molding for ceramic tile floors without scribing and cutting.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #14 Apr-May 1983 pg. 14

Tips on using quarry tile as an outdoor paving surface for roof terraces or "decks".
FINE HOMEBUILDING #16 Aug-Sep 1983 pg. 8
Correction FINE HOMEBUILDING #20 Apr-May 1984 pg. 12

Laying a ceramic tile floor. Epoxy mastic on a plywood subfloor is a durable alternative to the traditional mortar-bed method.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 70
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #18 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 pg. 4

A house of stone and clay. 864 sq.ft. house features 2-ft. thick rock walls, leaded glass windows, and clay floor tiles. Details on building rock walls and making floor tiles by hand.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #18 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 pg. 44

Tip on installing bathroom wall tiles so that they will not crack.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #24 Dec 1984-Jan 1985 pg. 10

Mosaic tiles for restoration and decoration. How to assemble and install patterned mosaic tile floors and walls.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #36 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 64

Edging a fireplace opening with Delft tiles. Some tips.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #37 Feb-Mar 1987 pg. 8

Homebuilt "rasp" is used to smooth the edges of "Wonderboard" tile backing panels.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #42 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 20

Correct procedure for setting ceramic V-cap tiles to prevent cracking.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #44 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 12

Suggested adhesive for setting tile on a concrete pad to maximize solar heat absorption.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #46 Apr-May 1988 pg. 14

Making ceramic tiles by hand. Step-by-step instructions.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #56 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 43

Selecting an isolation membrane for use when laying a ceramic tile floor over a T&G subfloor.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #61 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 12

Using a hole saw to cut holes in ceramic tile.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #63 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 28

Tip on installing ceramic floor tiles over a crack in a concrete floor in such a way that the tiles won't crack as the concrete shifts.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #65 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 14

Replacing an existing subfloor with a new one that is flush with the tops of the joists. This allows a new tile floor to be installed coplanar (level) with hardwood floors in adjacent rooms. This technique is included in a kitchen remodeling article.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #67 Apr-May 1991 pg. 72

Advice on stabilizing and permanently repairing a cracked foundation slab beneath a tiled bathroom floor.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #68 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 14

Tools and techniques for cutting ceramic tile.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #70 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 57

Tip on using a scaled drawing of the area to be tiled to pre-plan the tile layout and solve any problems before starting the job.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #72 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 26

Tip on marking tile for cutting using an aluminum knitting needle.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #76 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 30

Tip on applying protective silicone to tile grout using a plastic glue bottle.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #78 Dec 1992-Jan 1993 pg. 28

Tip on cleaning and sealing Mexican floor tiles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #79 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 20
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #84 Oct-Nov 1993 pg. 16

Thick-bed and thin-bed method of installing ceramic tile on floors to allow for normal expansion and contraction without damaging the tiles. Shows how to create a uniform substrate (especially if the floor structure varies).
FINE HOMEBUILDING #85 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 16

Tiling a tub surround. Substituting backer board for the traditional mortar bed makes the job easier without sacrificing durability.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #92 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 80

Comparing the three types of backerboard for ceramic tiles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 128

A different approach to tiling floors. How to lay ceramic tile on a substrate of concrete and wire mesh (as an alternative to plywood or backerboard).
FINE HOMEBUILDING #106 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 60
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #108 Apr-May 1997 pg. 6
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #110 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 8

Two sound-dampening methods for installing ceramic tile over a concrete floor.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #124 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 24

Tiling a bathroom floor. How to apply cementitious backerboard to a subfloor and then lay the ceramic tile.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #124 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 86

How to install a wall tile mural so that it is removable.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #126 Oct-Nov 1999 pg. 22

Putting tile to work in the kitchen. How the right tile in the right place can improve the look and function of a kitchen.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #127 Fall-Winter 1999 pg. 78

Tips on making tabletops covered with ceramic tile.
FINE WOODWORKING #95 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 30

Tips on making tile-top tables look at substrate, adhesive and sealing.
FINE WOODWORKING #127 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 26

How to lay terra cotta tiles as a base for a wood stove. Includes instructions for making your own tiles. Requires 150 to 200 lbs. of clay.
HANDMADE Winter 1981-82 (v.1#3) pg. 32, 43

Laying ceramic floor tile. Covers selection of tile, adhesive, grout and tools, preparation of the floor, planning tile layout and laying tiles.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1978 (v.2#4) pg. 19

How to make your own ceramic tiles. Covers forming the clay tiles, adding texture or design, coloring, bisque-firing, and glaze firing.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1978 (v.2#7) pg. 30

How to tile walls with individual ceramic tiles.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1978 (v.2#7) pg. 57

Tips on repairing tile grout in tub and shower enclosures.
HOME MECHANIX #699 Jul 1986 (v.82) pg. 41

Planning a ceramic tile project. Advantages and disadvantages of both do-it-yourself and professional tiling.
HOME MECHANIX #706 Feb 1987 (v.83) pg. 12

Ceramic tile idea portfolio. Includes a complete beginners guide to tiling over any surface (old tile, drywall, laminate, concrete, vinyl, and plywood)
HOME MECHANIX #721 May 1988 (v.84) pg. 36

Tip: Use the "pastry bag" technique to grout tile.
HOME MECHANIX #726 Oct 1988 (v.84) pg. 99

Tile with style. Tips on using custom-made art tile.
HOME MECHANIX #728 Dec 1988 (v.84) pg. 42

Ceramic tile repair. How to remove a damaged tile and install a replacement.
HOME MECHANIX #733 May 1989 (v.85) pg. 30

Bordering on beautiful. Accents of stained oak and ceramic tile are used to unify two different flooring materials within a large, open-plan space.
HOME MECHANIX #734 Jun 1989 (v.85) pg. 32

Glossary of ceramic tile terminology.
HOME MECHANIX #737 Sep 1989 (v.85) pg. 20

Tip on preparing a shower wall to receive ceramic tile.
HOME MECHANIX #745 May 1990 (v.86) pg. 92

Bathing beauty. Creating a stylish new bath with ceramic tile. How to enclose a tub to give it a built-in look, create a vaulted ceiling, and incorporate special decorative features in the ceramic-tile pattern.
HOME MECHANIX #749 Oct 1990 (v.86) pg. 48

Inside-out remodeling. A strategy for linking a new family room and patio with a sliding door and stylish tile. (1) Installing a sliding door in a block wall. (2) Installing Mexican terra-cotta tiles both inside and outside.
HOME MECHANIX #758 Sep 1991 (v.87) pg. 40

Tileboard. Advice on selection, applications, and installation of a wall paneling material that looks like ceramic tile.
HOME MECHANIX #760 Nov 1991 (v.87) pg. 46

High-style tile. How to set a beautiful, durable ceramic tile floor. Includes buying tips from an industrial engineer.
HOME MECHANIX #774 Apr 1993 (v.89) pg. 84

Rejuvenating dirty or damaged ceramic tile grout joints.
HOME MECHANIX #790 Nov 1994 (v.90) pg. 8

Extra style for ceramic tile. Design ideas to enhance floors, walls, and counters.
HOME MECHANIX #793 Mar 1995 (v.91) pg. 56

Advice on using a commercial design center for help in creating a ceramic tile pattern for a small bathroom floor.
HOME MECHANIX #802 Feb 1996 (v.92) pg. 79

How to lay a mosaic tile floor.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1984 (v.9#6) pg. 52

Tip: Use a pastry bag to dispense tile grout.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1987 (v.12#2) pg. 62

Tile techniques. Master the basics for setting ceramic tiles on floors, walls and counters. A companion guide to accompany the PBS television series "Hometime".
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1988 (v.13#1) pg. 58

Decorating with ceramic tile. Use on stair risers, around doorways, etc.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.13#7) pg. 68

Repairing ceramic tile and how to apply new tile over old tile.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1989 (v.14#5) pg. 56

Tip on sanding and/or filing a small amount off of ceramic tiles.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1989 (v.14#7) pg. 72

How to install ceramic tile like a pro. Photos illustrate installation of foot-square sheets which have nine 4"x4" tiles attached.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #3 Fall 1976 (v.1#3) pg. 102

How to lay a ceramic tile floor with epoxy mortar.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #6 Summer 1977 (v.2#2) pg. 89

How to lay a ceramic tile floor.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1978 (v.3#6) pg. 58

How to install a ceramic tile floor.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1981 (v.6#4) pg. 64

Pave an outdoor patio with broken pieces of ceramic tile, set into various patterns, for much less cost than buying new tiles.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 64

Replacing broken ceramic soap dishes, etc. that are attached to tiled walls.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #438 Nov 1964 (v.60) pg. 123

Repairing and replacing a broken ceramic tile.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 19

How to install tub-surround kits of real ceramic tile.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #659 Apr 1983 (v.79) pg. 52

How to recaulk the joint between a bathtub and tile wall using grout.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 21

How to make your own clay tiles for garden paths, patios, fireplace or countertop.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #59 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 146

Setting ceramic tile. Any adventurous amateur can install this beautiful, durable finish material.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #116 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 66

Using ceramic tiles for floors & counter tops. Instructions for making your own tiles.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1980 (v.1#2) pg. 47

How to cut, shape, and install replacement ceramic tiles.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1984 (v.5#9) pg. 18

Setting bathroom wall tile into concrete.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1980 (v.8#6) pg. 62

Tip: How to clean old-fashioned unglazed bathroom tiles.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1981 (v.9#2) pg. 47

Renewing old bathroom tile. How to clean the tile and repair the grouting.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1984 (v.12#2) pg. 44

Collecting Victorian embossed ceramic tiles. Some tips.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1986 (v.14#2) pg. 84

Tip: Tape across joints keep ceramic tiles from falling and breaking when plaster on the wall above is removed.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1986 (v.14#6) pg. 296

Illustrations of popular tile floor designs for houses built in the 1920s.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1986 (v.14#7) pg. 336

Tip on how to remove paint from ceramic wall tile.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1986 (v.14#7) pg. 350

Reproducing embossed tile. Instructions for two methods of making a reproduction. Both result in plaster molds which can be used to cast one or more tiles.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1986 (v.14#10) pg. 476

Decorative tile for Victorian and Arts & Crafts houses. A brief history of art-pottery tiles, tile repairs, reproduction tiles, etc.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1991 (v.19#2) pg. 54

The ceramic circus. Choosing reproduction ceramic tiles to match your period house. What is available in styles and suppliers.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.23#2) pg. 47

Tribute to dad. A ceramic tile is decorated with a king-of-hearts playing card and the slogan "Dad: I might find my prince ... but you'll always be the King of my heart."
POPULAR CERAMICS #490 May 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 82

Sumi-e in tile painting. Using the Japanese art form of one stroke painting (Sumi-e) to create ceramic tile murals for bathrooms, kitchens, etc.
POPULAR CERAMICS #497 Dec 1990 (v.41#5) pg. 62

Coordinate your decor with ceramics. The same incised design is used on a tile-top table, table lamp base, and candle holder or cut-out vase.
POPULAR CERAMICS #540 Aug 1994 (v.45#1) pg. 76, 45

Laying ceramic tile.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1964 (v.121#2) pg. 156

Laying and grouting a Spanish tile floor using a new epoxy compound.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1967 (v.127#6) pg. 106

How to repair ceramic wall tiles. Tips on removing loose tiles and replacing them.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1975 (v.143#5) pg. 193

Installing a quarry tile floor in your entryway. It will stand up to the hardest and heaviest traffic.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1976 (v.145#4) pg. 114

Lay a floor that will outlast your house. Step-by-step guide to a professional mud-set (set-in concrete) tile job.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1976 (v.146#6) pg. 106

Eliminate loose ceramic tiles on walls by first installing a moisture resistant backup material on the walls before you install the tile. Photos show installation of the backup board around a bathtub.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1978 (v.149#6) pg. 134

How to customize the front of a prefab, zero-clearance fireplace using ceramic tile.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1979 (v.151#4) pg. 160

How to install a tile wall behind your wood stove for beauty and safety.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1982 (v.157#4) pg. 152

Tip: How to seal cement-based grout to prevent food spills and grease spots from staining tile counters and floors.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1982 (v.158#4) pg. 54

Step-by-step guide to installing ceramic tile around your bathtub or shower.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 141

How to work wonders with tile. How to install a quarry tile floor. Installing a glazed ceramic tile backsplash. How to install a parquet tile floor.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1984 (v.161#6) pg. 84

Restyle with tile. How to create an attractive and durable entranceway floor with ceramic tile.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1986 (v.163#4) pg. 124

Repairing ceramic tile grout.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1987 (v.164#4) pg. 133

How to regrout ceramic tile.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1988 (v.165#10) pg. 115
Added Info POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1988 (v.165#12) pg. 6
Added Info POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1989 (v.166#2) pg. 7

Ceramic tile everywhere. How to install ceramic tile over the entire bathroom interior (floor, walls and ceiling). Included in a SPECIAL SECTION on bathroom remodeling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1989 (v.166#4) pg. 130

How to install a premium floor of quarry tile. Companion article shows how to install a new underlayment over an existing floor. Included in a SPECIAL SECTION on kitchen remodeling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1990 (v.167#4) pg. 113, 114

Ceramic tile maintenance using basic household tools. How to clean and repair grouting and caulk.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1993 (v.170#3) pg. 63

Lay down a top-notch floor. How to install a bathroom floor using sheets of hexagonal white ceramic tiles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1997 (v.174#4) pg. 104

Homemade cutter rivals professional model.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1963 (v.182#2) pg. 120

Three steps to installing ceramic tile anywhere.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1965 (v.187#3) pg. 144

Now you can apply regular ceramic tile easily using the new adhesive mastics.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1972 (v.201#3) pg. 94

A look at self-stick ceramic wall tiles an how to install them.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1974 (v.204#6) pg. 94

How to install preassembled ceramic tile sheets.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1974 (v.205#4) pg. 108

Cutting and shaping ceramic tile. How to drill and cut ceramic tile. Includes jigs for hand cutting and cutting with a table saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1976 (v.208#3) pg. 114

How to install a ceramic tile floor using self-adhesive tiles.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1977 (v.211#1) pg. 102

How to layout an imaginative pattern for ceramic tile floors. Tips on installing and grouting the tiles also included.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1978 (v.212#4) pg. 116

Using tiling tricks to customize your bath. Use ceramic tile to build cove away corners between floor and wall, built-in shower seat, built-in niche over tub, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1982 (v.220#4) pg. 116

How to lay ceramic tile for flooring in a passive-solar structure.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1983 (v.223#5) pg. 126

Tips on paving a patio with ceramic tile.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1984 (v.224#6) pg. 110

How to lay ceramic floor tile in your entry area.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1984 (v.225#3) pg. 106

How to apply ceramic tile to an outdoor concrete deck, terrace, patio, etc. Some tips.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1985 (v.227#2) pg. 98

Install marble tile using peel-and-stick tabs. Some tips.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1985 (v.227#5) pg. 92

Tiled wood-stove guard. Tips on installing "Durock", a heat-resistant cement-based board to protect your walls and floors from a wood stove. Conceal the "Durock" by applying decorative ceramic tiles.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1986 (v.228#2) pg. 83

Tips on laying ceramic floor tile using a metal frame and tips on grouting and finishing.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1986 (v.229#4) pg. 97

How to regrout tile. Some tips.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.1#1) pg. 59

Tile grout repair. Cleaning and replacing crumbling grout.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1987 (v.2#2) pg. 98
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1987 (v.2#6) pg. 15

Tip on cleaning dirty tile grout.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1987 (v.2#6) pg. 76
Correction PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jan 1988 (v.3#1) pg. 18

How to reseat a loose ceramic soap dish.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1987 (v.2#7) pg. 80

Mexican tile. How to select and install handmade, unglazed Mexican tile.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.3#9) pg. 64
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.4#3) pg. 8

Entryways. Suggestions from designers on ways to correct situations where entryways open directly into a main room of the house. Insert shows how to install a ceramic tile insert in a hardwood floor in an entryway.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.4#2) pg. 40

A guide to varieties of ceramic tile and their applications.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1989 (v.4#6) pg. 46

Ceramic tile repair. Tips on removing a damaged tile and replacing it with a new one.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Fall-Winter 1978 pg. 75

How to give your fireplace a facelift by facing it and the surrounding wall with ceramic mosaics.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Fall 1979 pg. 87

Photo shows how a sunken tub and shower are made from curved walls of ceramic tile.
SUNSET May 1977 (v.158#5) pg. 170

Step-by-step sketches show how to remove and replace a broken ceramic floor tile.
SUNSET Jul 1982 (v.169#1) pg. 84

Tips on caring for unglazed ceramic tile floors.
SUNSET Oct 1983 (v.171#4) pg. 187

Maintaining ceramic tile. How to regrout, recaulk and apply a sealer to protect grout joints.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #811 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.92) pg. 74

Tip for removing hardened adhesive from the back of ceramic tile.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #812 Feb 1997 (v.93) pg. 28

Saving a soggy shower wall. How to repair a tiled wall after water has seeped through grout joints and ruined the drywall.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #816 Jun 1997 (v.93) pg. 84

Tile with style. A guide to what is available in ceramic tile and the qualities of each type.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #818 Sep 1997 (v.93) pg. 30

Tip on drilling a hole in ceramic tile without having the bit slip off the glossy surface.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #823 Mar 1998 (v.94) pg. 20

Procedure for putting new ceramic floor tile over old ceramic floor tile in a bathroom.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #823 Mar 1998 (v.94) pg. 72

Tip on smoothing the edge of a ceramic tile that has been cut using a manual score-and-snap tile cutter.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #824 Apr 1998 (v.94) pg. 23

Make a simple tool to remove grout from between wall tiles.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #824 Apr 1998 (v.94) pg. 23

Seven easy steps to replace a damaged ceramic tile in a floor or countertop.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #824 Apr 1998 (v.94) pg. 70

Technique for cutting two or three ceramic tiles using only a standard glass cutter.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #825 May 1998 (v.94) pg. 20

Hiring a tiling contractor.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #828 Sep 1998 (v.94) pg. 12

Tip on checking the recess for an inlaid ceramic tile (such as in a trivet or cheese board) without risking damage to the tile.
WOODTURNING #80 Oct 1999 pg. 80

Tip to prevent the cracking of ceramic tiles which are set into wooden plaques, trivets, etc.
WOODWORKER Mar 1990 (v.94#3) pg. 277

Tip on installing ceramic tiles in wooden frames so as to eliminate any chance of cracking. Useful when making coasters, hot pads, and plaques.

Laying ceramic tiles.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1963 (v.19#4) pg. 24

How to install new ceramic tile over existing ceramic tile to save time, mess, and work.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1987 (v.43#1) pg. 88

Remodel a bathroom with ceramic tile. How to apply tile to both walls and floor.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 80
Added Info WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1987 (v.43#4) pg. 11

How to install ceramic tile. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1990 (v.46#2) pg. 28

Tip on making irregular cuts in ceramic tile using a carbide rod blade mounted in a ordinary hacksaw frame.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1995 (v.51#1) pg. 20

A facelift for old concrete steps. Instructions for installing tile on both steps and risers.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1996 (v.52#6) pg. 48

Tiling for the long haul. Floor and wall tiling success depends on the quality of the tile, the durability of the underlayment, and the layout planning which goes into the project. Advice and instructions from the professionals.
WORKBENCH #251 Jan-Feb 1999 (v.55#1) pg. 22, 29
Added Info WORKBENCH #253 May-Jun 1999 (v.55#3) pg. 14