Top 3 Found for DIY Michael Byrne Courses Online

How to Install Tile on a Countertop. Tiling Countertops

How to Install Tile on a Countertop. Tiling Countertops

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Ceramic-tile countertops can be as attractive as they are practical. Countertop is the perfect introduction to the techniques of tiling. With a bathroom as his job site, professional tilesetter demonstrates how to get traditional results with modern materials. You'll learn

  • how to work with both backer-board and mortar-bed substrates,
  • how to trim tile around a sink,
  • how to detail countertop for a clean, crisp look.

If this is your first go at tilesetting, professional tilesetter gives you the confidence to see the job through. If you're an experienced tilesetter, you'll find this video full of new ideas to bring to your next tile job. By watching tilesetting, you'll learn how to: lay out tile for an orderly appearance in any shaped space, determine the proper consistency and coverage for thinset, cut tile, using a snap cutter, biters and a wet saw, and finish a grout job that requires no next-day scrubbing.

Now you can tile any wall in your house. From layout to grouting, professional tilesetter offers his special insights into the techniques you need to accomplish the task. Using a bathroom job site, tilesetter handles typical problems such as uneven, out-of-plumb walls, and maneuvering around bathtubs, plumbing and windows.

Rich in visual detail, the learn video is clear enough for beginners and specific enough for professionals. Tilesetter teaches you to see the creative possibilities in awkward situations: a badly placed pony wall, for instance, becomes an attractive focal point when you tile it with a cove and a contrasting pinstripe.

You'll learn how to:

  • use a jury stick to compare alternative layouts quickly
  • apply a moisture membrane for a waterproof substrate
  • mix mortar and float a vertical bed
  • cut and shape tile, using biters and a snap cutter

Tiling Walls: How to Tile and Waterproof a Bathroom Walls and Shower

Tiling Walls: How to Tile and Waterproof a Bathroom Walls and Shower

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Once you learn what professional tilesetter shows you in this step-by-step video workshop, you'll be able to tile any wall in house. From layout to grouting, experienced master offers his special insights into the techniques you need to installing tile walls. Using a bathroom as his setting, tilesetter handles typical problems such as uneven, out-of-plumb walls, and maneuvering around bathtubs, plumbing, and windows. The video workshop is clear enough for beginners and specific enough for professionals. Tilesetter teaches you to see the creative possibilities in awkward situations: a badly placed pony wall, for instance, becomes an attractive focal point by tiling it with a cave and a contrasting pinstripe. By watching Byrne you'll learn to se a jury stick to quickly compare alternative layouts, apply a moisture membrane for a waterproof substrate, mix mortar and float a vertical bed, and cut and shape tile using biters and a snap cutter. As tile master demonstrates his craft, you'll experience firsthand the pace and subtleties of the tiling process. With practice, you'll be able to accomplish professional results on your own.


Tiling Floors: How to Lay Tile on Floor in Bathroom and Shower

Tiling Floors: How to Lay Tile on Floor in Bathroom and Shower

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Ceramic tile is a versatile and popular material for all kinds of floors. By learning how professional tile setter Michael Byrne handles the challenges of tiling a watertight bathroom floor and preparing 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: use a border to simplify and enhance a diagonal layout, mix and float mortar for a substrate that's level and sturdy, incorporate expansion joints so that cove tiles won't crack, and shape a sloping shower pan that won't leak.

  1. Installing the Moisture Membrane
  2. Applying the Reinforcing Mesh
  3. Mixing Deck Mud
  4. Floating a Mortar Floor
  5. Beginning the Sloped Shower Pan
  6. Waterproofing the Sloped Shower Pan
  7. Using the Wet Saw
  8. Layout
  9. Mixing Thinset
  10. Setting Field Tile
  11. Tiling Around the Toilet Flange
  12. The Snap Cutter
  13. Setting the Border and Cove Tiles
  14. Grouting
  15. Conclusion