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My First Tile Backsplash

Project by Bowser posted 1544 days ago 2040 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first tile backsplash I have done. The bare walls behind the counters were just not that nice to look at and the wall behind the cooktop was accumulating oil and other splatters that were hard to clean. I had done a few small floor tiling jobs in the past so knew a little about tiling. I convinced my wife to let me give it a go. I borrowed a nice wet saw and kept my fingers crossed.



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Bowser

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Theresa

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posted 1543 days ago

Obviously you need more practice….come do my wall backsplash!

Looks wonderful :)

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jim1953

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posted 1543 days ago

Very Nice Job

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Todd Thomas

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posted 1543 days ago

well done…a backsplash can be a little tricky at first. good job looks great…

-- Todd- Oak Ridge, TN

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Restorer

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posted 1540 days ago

I’ll have to try the keeping the fingers crossed technique – it certauinly worked for you!
Nice job

-- Restorer, http://www.kedlestonfrenchpolishers.co.uk

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ChuckNorris

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posted 1540 days ago

Looks great. That really adds the “custom” look to your kitchen.

-- Brent (Table saws worry about kickback from Chuck Norris)

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Beginningwoodworker

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posted 1528 days ago

Looks great!

-- CJIII

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MichaelA

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posted 1437 days ago

Good choice of tile it brought the light color from the floor to blend with light tile on backsplash. The more tan backsplash tile complements the cabinets.This was a major improvement over the white wall. Nicely executed.

-- Michael

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