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« on: October 22, 2007 08:36:29 AM »

So my bf wants me to mosaic his coffee table. It's about 50" by 28".
I am trying to figure out how much tiles i am going to need. Any help is greatly appreciated.
for the design, i think i am just going to follow the rectangle shape down to the center with coordinating colors (probably greens)
Any other ideas?

Thanks a bunch
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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2007 01:18:33 PM »

How many tiles you will need will depend on the size of the tiles you use.

Best way to figure is to measure the table, and map out the design on paper. Then take that to the store to find tiles you like. Then once you find them, measure and see how many you will need. Also take into account your grout lines.

Good luck, and please post pics when you're done. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2007 01:38:04 PM »

Thanks.
I have a basic design but i need to work on it some more.
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« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2007 04:31:04 PM »

Let me know if I can help further Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2007 08:31:21 AM »

Where is the best place to buy glass or ceramic for this kind of project?

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« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2007 08:54:01 AM »

Depends.

The best place to find interesting pieces of ceramic and china are at the thrift stores or garage sales. They are always cheap, and you never know what you'll find.

For stained glass and mosaic tiles there are many places check this thread.
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