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Handmade Tiles: Designing * Making * Decorating (A Lark Ceramics Book)

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Easy-to-understand, and an enthusiastic treatment of the art of making tiles that provides a wealth of practical information, from design and formation, through decoration and installation. “The definitive guide to tile and how to make it. This is a book that demands your perusal.”—The Tile Heritage Foundation.
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Overview

Easy-to-understand, and an enthusiastic treatment of the art of making tiles that provides a wealth of practical information, from design and formation, through decoration and installation. “The definitive guide to tile and how to make it. This is a book that demands your perusal.”—The Tile Heritage Foundation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579902711
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Series: A Lark Ceramics Book Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Chapter 1 The Handcrafted Tradition in Ceramic Tiles (by Joseph Taylor) 7
Chapter 2 Getting Started 19
Chapter 3 Making a Flat Tile 27
Chapter 4 Making Tile Models for Open-Face Press Molds 35
Chapter 5 Making and Using Open-Face Press Molds 43
Chapter 6 Carved Plaster Blocks, Tile Presses, and Extruders 51
Chapter 7 Surface Decoration on Unfired Tiles 57
Chapter 8 Firing to Hardness 73
Chapter 9 Surface Decoration on Bisqued Tiles 77
Chapter 10 Glaze Firing, Overglazes, and Decals 85
Chapter 11 Mosaics 91
Chapter 12 Tile Design 95
Chapter 13 Installation 103
Chapter 14 Making Your Own Tools and Equipment 113
Chapter 15 The Day of One Hundred Tiles 129
Chapter 16 Health and Safety 133
Appendixes 137
Index to Artists and Photo Contributors 140
Resources 142
Acknowledgements 142
Metric Conversion Charts 143
Index to Subjects 143
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  • Posted February 13, 2014

    Very informative and easy to follow. This is my second book on

    Very informative and easy to follow. This is my second book on handmade tiles and it is worth the purchase to add to your library.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2007

    One for the Library

    This book covers all aspects of ceramic tile making. If you are interested in making ceramic tiles this is an imformative book to have.

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