laying floor tile in herringbone pattern

dunedin chinese garden

the faces of the tiles are decorated with flower symbols, a sign that the garden is a public garden. the corridors of the garden are paved with hand-made tiles in a herringbone pattern, while the different courtyards contain pebble mosaics hand-laid on site by the chinese artisans in intricate patterns. over two tonnes of pebbles, also brought .

wood flooring

wood flooring can also be installed utilizing the glue-down method. this is an especially popular method for solid parquet flooring installations on concrete sub-floors. additionally, engineered wood flooring may use the glue-down method as well. a layer of mastic is placed onto the sub-floor using a trowel similar to those used in laying .

block paving

there are many different laying patterns that can be achieved using block paving. the most common of these is the herringbone pattern.this pattern is the strongest of the block paving bonds as it offers the most interlock, therefore making it a good choice for driveways and road surfacing.

tile drainage

in agriculture, tile drainage is a type of drainage system that removes excess water from soil below its surface. whereas irrigation is the practice of providing additional water to soil when it is naturally too dry, drainage reduces the moisture in soil and thereby increases the amount of air in its pores so as to augment conditions for optimal growth of crops.

herringbone pattern

the herringbone pattern is an arrangement of rectangles used for floor tilings and road pavement, so named for a fancied resemblance to the bones of a fish such as a herring. the blocks can be rectangles or parallelograms. the block edge length ratios are usually 2:1, and sometimes 3:1, but need not be even ratios.

herringbone cloth

herringbone-patterned fabric is usually wool, and is one of the most popular cloths used for suits and outerwear. tweed cloth is often woven with a herringbone pattern. fatigue uniforms made from cotton in this weave were used by several militaries during and after wwii; in us use, they were often called hbts .

home place, kelling

the exterior surfaces are highly decorated. the patterning makes reference to the local tradition of diaper and zigzag patterns in the brickwork of cottages and farm buildings. tiles were extensively employed, forming the surrounds of the first floor windows, as lintels in herringbone patterns and as decorative bands and patterns.

pythagorean tiling

a pythagorean tiling or two squares tessellation is a tiling of a euclidean plane by squares of two different sizes, in which each square touches four squares of the other size on its four sides. many proofs of the pythagorean theorem are based on it, explaining its name. it is commonly used as a pattern for floor tiles.


the herringbone pattern opus spicatum made by placing soldiers next to stretchers or vice versa i.e. headers perpendicular making 'l' shapes, nesting each l in the same order of laying. thin bricks are more common. the pattern is usually rotated by 45 to create a completely vertical plumb succession of 'v' shapes.

tile drainage

the phrase 'tile drainage' derives from its original composition from tiles of fired clay, i. e., ceramic, which were similar to terracotta pipes yet not always shaped as are pipes. in the 19th century a 'c' shaped channel tile commonly was placed like an arch atop a flat tile, denominated the 'mug' and 'sole', respectively.

buildings and architecture of brighton and hove

mathematical tiles, a similarly localised material, were designed to be laid overlapping each other, giving the appearance of brickwork. glazed black tiles are closely associated with brighton, and survive on 18th- and early 19th-century buildings such as royal crescent, patcham place and the shop at 9 pool valley.

home place, kelling

tiles were extensively employed, forming the surrounds of the first floor windows, as lintels in herringbone patterns and as decorative bands and patterns. tiles and narrow courses of brick were used in twisted neo-tudor chimney stacks. prior did not employ a general contractor in the building.


walton's next product was inlaid linoleum, which resembled encaustic tiles, in 1882. previously, linoleum had been produced in solid colours, with patterns printed on the surface if required. in inlaid linoleum, the colours extend all the way through to the backing cloth. inlaid linoleum was made using a stencil type method where different .