Strange way to tile or not?

Tiling questions and answers in here please

Moderator: Moderators

Post Reply
Nos
Senior Member
Posts: 430
Joined: Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:43 am
Location: France
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 55 times

Strange way to tile or not?

Post by Nos »

The tiler has started to do the bathroom, all the house floor tiles are down and very nice, the thin joints are straight and even, despite the fact that they didnt use any space's, the tiles were straight edged as well so all done by eye. I would have thought for the bathroom walls they would have used plastic space's, but no they have used string :scratch: its like butchers string and it works :thumbright: is this method usual or just a French way of tiling ?
User avatar
aeromech3
Senior Member
Posts: 1989
Joined: Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:16 am
Location: Ash Surrey
Has thanked: 110 times
Been thanked: 328 times

Strange way to tile or not?

Post by aeromech3 »

Sounds a good idea, hate those + plastic spacers they get everywhere, will try on my bathroom tile job next year if others sing along.
Bob225
Senior Member
Posts: 4234
Joined: Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:21 pm
Location: Kent, Land of Apples and PYO
Has thanked: 63 times
Been thanked: 766 times

Strange way to tile or not?

Post by Bob225 »

Think that it's the old school way, I have seen it done with pegs (match stick size)

How did the Romans do their tile spacing ??
Post Reply

Return to “Tiling Forum”