Glass tile top end table (2011)

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Project by planesmooth posted 08-31-2011 01:38 AM 2570 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small end table made with alder and maple. The top is covered with glass tiles.

-- Planesmooth from TX

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#1 posted 08-31-2011 06:07 AM

Very pretty. Just saw the tile glass the other day all different colors and wished I had something I could do with it. Can you provide and details how you completed this project? Any special tools to place tile into place?

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#2 posted 09-09-2011 03:25 AM


I laid the glass tiles just as one would doing any tile work. You do have to use a special mortar designed for glass tiles, which you can pick up in any big box stores. After I laid the tiles, I used sandless grout to fill the gaps. Since I only wanted to show full tiles, I had to make sure the dimension of the tabletop is just right for a full number of tiles in both directions. Other than that, it was quite simple. The substrate of the top was 1-inch thick plywood. Hope this helps.

-- Planesmooth from TX

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