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Been asked to price my first kitchen mosaic splashback in a seriously long time, and the customer is supplying the brick effect type.. but he wants the complete reveals tiled including the heads.. two windows worth.. Maybe im having a dull moment but how do the mosaic folk on here go about doing heads of reveals with such mosaics?? :eek::eek:
 

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Been asked to price my first kitchen mosaic splashback in a seriously long time, and the customer is supplying the brick effect type.. but he wants the complete reveals tiled including the heads.. two windows worth.. Maybe im having a dull moment but how do the mosaic folk on here go about doing heads of reveals with such mosaics?? :eek::eek:
the soffit you mean?

I just run them linear to the long edge of the window. if that is what you mean?
 
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Yeah the soffit (I just always tend to refer to it as the head of the reveal)..

I was more sort of thinking how to secure the mosaics in place without them falling down :confused:
 

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Yeah the soffit (I just always tend to refer to it as the head of the reveal)..

I was more sort of thinking how to secure the mosaics in place without them falling down :confused:
Mosaics are light ....the adhesive should hold them in place no problems.
 

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I did a steam room ceiling with 10mm thick mosaics they stayed up no problem . .
 

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Well when I did it biogel wasn't around and also there is a story about biogel and steam rooms that I don't know the details of but maybe that is what you're getting at. But if was putting mosaics tomorrow in a non aggressive environment I would without doubt be using isomat ak20 or ak22 . For those of you that have gone nowhere near it or biogel the best thing i can describe it as is the old bal mosaic fix but better as it is more user friendly .
 

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I popped into the old shop Tuesday afternoon . I asked them how much they were selling their lippage clips for . They work at 9.6 pence each . I told them That was expensive .
 
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Does anyone know where I can get 1.5mm t spacers? I found the below on an Australian site but I'm not sure i can wait that long :sob:
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