Mosaic Pole

In my ignorance I decided to make a mosaic for the garden using some PVC pipe, I learnt a lot along the way!

Both Liquid Nails and the powdered tile adhesive you mix with water seemed to stick the tiles but the ones which fell off  later were those stuck with the mixed adhesive.

I’ll never use PVC pipe again because even now I can’t be sure the pieces won’t fall off. Someone did tell me attaching fly-wire to the pipe would have given the adhesive more holding power but they told me that after I’d finished.

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The rocks are around the base to deter my dog from scratching her back on the pole, I’m sure it wouldn’t be long before she’d dislodge tiles.

6 thoughts on “Mosaic Pole

    • If I’d known what I know now I’d have used old clay pipe as the base but if I couldn’t get some of that I’d put the fly-wire around the pipe first. I was given the pipe and did think it was ideal before the problem showed up. Hope you have great success with yours.

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