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How To : Fill and repair holes in ceramic tile

Fixing holes in glazed ceramic tile can be very tricky. This is a solution that may not be perfect but it will provide a big improvement to your situation. You will need some polyester resin, which is often used to repair car bodies. Mix up some of the resin and apply it to th ...more

How To : Drill a hole in ceramic, porcelain, clay, or tile

This video will show you how to drill a clean hole in ceramic, porcelain, clay, glass or tile. Materials needed for this project are: carbide tile bit, normal variable speed drill (not a hammer drill), air tool oil, plumbers putty, MDF board or a scrap piece of wood. Step 1 - ...more

How To : Drill a Hole in Ceramic Tile

Drilling holes in wall tiles is a fairly easy skill to master once you know how. Follow these simple steps on how to drill a hole in a tiled wall for a hassle free experience. Please Note Drilling a ceramic wall tile is a completely different experience to drilling a hole th ...more

How To : Remodel your bathroom in 7 steps

Redoing your bathroom is usually a job for the experts. In this seven part video series, you will learn create a turn a drab bathroom into an oasis. Watch and learn how to build a shower, fit a shower tray, equip for waste & drainage, upgrade your existing shower screen, insta ...more

How To : Install a mortar shower pan

Mark Donovan is remodeling a ceramic tile shower, and shows how to install a mortar shower pan. First consider the framing of the shower. Plywood, 2x4's and 2x6's provide a good foundation for the weight of the tile. Then remove the cover from the drain. Use duct tape to cover ...more

How To : Remove a tile from your floor or wall

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to remove a tile from a floor or wall. Begin by marking the tiles with a hammer and punch. These marks are used as guidelines for the drill. Create an X shape with the markings. Now use a drill to drill through the tile holes, but not ...more

News : Psychedelic Paper Bunny Hole

A mass accumulation of $5 donations allowed NYC artist collective SOFTlab to install the below piece, entitled CHROMAtex, at the Bridge Gallery. The piece is constructed with each donator's name printed as a photo paper tile, laser cut and then assembled with everyday binder c ...more

HowTo : DIY Wooden Rubik's Cube

Put your woodworking skills to the test with this spin on the classic Rubik's cube. Instructables user BrittLiv demonstrates how to craft your own wooden cube using the following materials and tools: 23 wooden cubes, sized 19 mm 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube sandpaper (80, 160) lexan t ...more

How To : Drill porcelain tile

Wondering how to go about drilling porcelain tile without damaging it? In this video tutorial, you will learn how to drill through tough porcelain tiles using diamond coated hole saws, which also work work on natural stone and marble. Get started drilling porcelain tile quickl ...more

News : Building a Bonafide Solar Death Ray Sounds Too Easy

Eric Jacqmain is one smart cookie. Borrowing from the same principles of Archimedes’ mythological death ray, the Indiana teenager used an ordinary fiberglass satellite dish and about 5,800 3/8" mirror tiles to create a solar weapon with the intensity of 5000x normal daylight. ...more

How To : Drill through ceramic tile like a professional

In this video, we learn how to drill through ceramic tile like a professional. To do this you can use a normal bit that will drill through most tiles easily. Or, you can purchase a dedicated tile drill that will work the same way. First, find the area that you want to get star ...more

How To : Remove carpet to install concrete floors

Bob Harris of decorative concrete institute explains how you can remove your tiled or carpeted flooring for a concrete substitute. He suggests when your removing carpeting that it can be very heavy and advises you to hire someone who can lift and carry it out, or rent a dumpst ...more

How To : Install FasTrim with your laminate floor

Inserting FasTrim with your laminate floor requires only a few simple tools. To insert FasTrim on your laminate floor that is up against ceramic tiles, first drill holes in the plastic track using a 3/16 masonry bit. Be sure to wear safety glasses to avoid damage from flying p ...more

How To : Clean tile grout

Do you have grayed tile grout? Do you spend tons of money on clearners to only leave you displeased? In this video hosted by DIY home guru, Ron Hazleton, learn how to remove discolored, flaky or powdery grout & how to apply new grout and clean the faces of your tiles. Ron Haz ...more

How To : Install embossed acoustic ceiling tiles

Create some texture for your ceiling, by installing embossed acoustic ceiling tiles. Learn from DIY home guru how to install embossed acoustic ceiling panels over an existing ceiling using a track and clip system. Ron Hazleton is a DIY home improvement master. Everything from ...more

How To : Create a kitchen sink backsplash

Meg Allan Cole from Decor It Yourself shows you an easy way to make your kitchen look amazing by just adding a creative, do it yourself backsplash. Directions: 1. Measure the area to determine how many mirror you will need. And draw out a plan of the pattern you want. 2. Remov ...more

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