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HOW TO USE SKEEWTM PRODUCTS

How to use and get the most from the SkeewTM products.

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Using ClearbackTM Introduction

ClearbackTM is a crystal clear acrylic backer. It is more durable than glass but creates a result like glass-on-glass mosaics (except it is glass-on-acrylic).

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How to Use a Gryphette Grinder

These grinders are the fastest and surest way to shape tiles for a precise fit, smooth their edges, or make shapes that you can't make with nippers. Here's how.

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How to Install SkeewbackerTM Hanging Kits

The hanging kits attach directly to the backer. Designed for Skeewbacker they are incredibly strong, yet easy to install.

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How to Shape SkeewbackerTM

Spoon Rests and Tool Rests are examples of Skeewbackers that you will want to shape. Make the curves however you wish.

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How to Use NippinGlassTM

Stained glass just for nippers to save you time and money. It is easy to cut to the size and shape you need as shown here.

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How to Use QuikStik Mosaic MeshTM

This is fiberglass mesh with a self-adhesive, so it's pretty straightforward, but there is a nuance or two to see.

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The Sticky Test for QuikStik Mosaic MeshTM

Most things stick to this mesh but it's not for every type of tesserae. Check out its relevance to your project.

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Using SkeewbackerTM Introduction

Skeewbacker is the replacement for all wood backers. This introduction will give you some ideas for its use.

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How to Use SkeewpicksTM

Skeewpicks are the essential tools for cleaning and detailing your mosaics (and more). Each has its purpose as shown here.

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Use Stakeable Mosaic BackersTM

Stakeable Mosaic Backes are very unique. They come with a stake and fasteners so you can put them in gardens.

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How to Use StickySticks

StickySticks are a very popular tool used to transfer tile from your workspace to your mosaic.

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How to Use a Taurus 3 Ring Saw

The Taurus 3 ring saw is very easy to use with any kind of tesserae. This video shows the basics.

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