William Merritt Chase was born on November 1st, 1849 in Nineveh, Indiana. After joining and leaving the Navy in 1869, he decided to leave Indiana and head off to New York to study art. While there, he studied at The National Academy of Design. In 1870 he left New York to help support his family in St. Louis, he worked as a still-life painter and started to make a name for himself. The wealthy art collectors in St. Louis decided they wanted to expand his talent in Europe and they sponsored a 5 year stay in Munich in return for paintings.
The first step is to ring around and ask three Gold Coast Tilers to call around to have a look. Remember to be friendly as you want to make these people want to work at your house and do a very nice job of it too.
Apply thinset to the wall and apply tiles above the batten using spacers if the design allows. Allow the mortar to cure for 12 hours and then remove the batten. Lay the rest of the tiles below where the batten was secured.
When you visit Fes, Morocco, one of the first things you will notice is the incredible architecture and Tiling. The walls of your hotel will be patterned in colorful designs, each with its own meaning and symbolism. This type of tiling is called zelij. Zelij doesn’t mean the tiles, but the actual pattern that the Tiling is in. Zelij is used on tables, walls, arches, and sometimes even sinks.
Attach an 8mm carbide drill bit or 8mm diamond bit to your drill. Follow the instructions given above for either “Drilling Small Diameter Holes (10mm or Smaller) with Diamond Cores” or “Drilling Small Diameter Holes (10mm or Smaller) with Carbide Bits”, depending on whether you are using diamond cores or carbide drill bits. Leave out the final step in either case as you won’t be drilling a fixing hole behind the tile.
Rub the sponge along the separation / decantation grid in order to remove excess grout and the grout will fall and settle at the bottom below the separation / decantation grid. This will leave clean water above the grid to clean your sponge in.
CAUTION: When attaching solid surface shower pans and wall panels, ONLY use 100% SILICONE. Other adhesives or caulks may harden. The loss of the elastic bond between the solid surface and other materials can cause stresses in the solid surface. In turn, these stresses may cause fractures of the part and void the manufacturer’s warranty.