Snake made on mesh to install later

flagtruckJuly 27, 2008

This is the best use of mesh I have seen. This gal used it for almost every thing she has done. Maybe it will give some of you ideas and let you see mesh in action.

Here is a link that might be useful: mesh tutorial

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sereneseen

Flag, thanks for sharing that. What a fun project and a good learning tool for us.

I use mesh most of the time due to my schedule. It allows me to work on a project when I only have snippets of time available (20 to 30 minutes). All those snippets add up!

    Bookmark   July 27, 2008 at 3:46PM
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curbdiver1954

How wide is the mesh ya'll are using? I have some that's for drywall work and have used it on a Christmas ornament for re-inforcement before applying thinset, but it's only about 2" wide and I have a concern for larger projects about the extra thickness where it overlaps.

Pat

    Bookmark   July 27, 2008 at 5:10PM
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flagtruck

Most of mine is 12" x 12", I have one piece 4' x 4'

    Bookmark   July 27, 2008 at 6:42PM
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sereneseen

I bought a roll of mesh on-line two years ago (38" wide by 65' long). I guess it will last for a while! Actually, I bought it to create a mosaic design for (2) 12' bar counter tops. I'm hoping to start that project in the fall and work on it all winter.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2008 at 7:18PM
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lovemosaics

Love watching this. I bought mesh too, and have never used it.

    Bookmark   July 28, 2008 at 1:28AM
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mermaidmosaics

Flag, oh my.. did you see her PEACOCK!!!!! It's fantastic!! Wow.. I would love to do one of those. going back to look again. thanks for posting her link

    Bookmark   July 30, 2008 at 11:29AM
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texasfern

I, too have mesh I have not used and have been thinking about doing a gecko. This is a great tutorial.
Thanks so much!

    Bookmark   July 30, 2008 at 10:54PM
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