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Make A Table With Pots And Glass

Make A Table With Pots And Glass

Mount polished glass on garden pots to make an instant and affordable table. Add vinyl stickers to lift it to another dimension.

What You Need

  • 8mm polished all round clear glass from PG Glass, cut in either a circular or rectangular shape (glass size depends on your space and pot size)
  • Methylated spirits and paper towel to clean the glass
  • Vinyl stickers (visit http://www.twiggy.co.za/for more patterns)
  • Bump-ons (available from a glass supplier)
  • Sturdy garden pots
  • Old credit card or squeegee

Size Guideline

  • For two concrete pots with opening sizes greater than 300mm, use a rectangular 8mm clear glass top 1200 x 750mm
  • For one round concrete pot with an opening size of no less than 450mm, use a circular 8mm clear glass top 1200mm in diameter
  • Planters can be filled with clean pebbles for a textured effect

What To Do

Step 1: Ensure your pots are clean and level. If necessary, invert them to prevent any wobble.

Step 2: Place bump-ons around the rim of the pots.

Step 3: Clean both sides of the glass with methylated spirits to remove any grease or residue.

Step 4: Decide where you want your design, keeping in mind that it will be in reverse once you flip the glass.

Step 5: Apply the stickers to the glass and use a credit card or squeegee to make sure all the air bubbles are removed.

Step 6: Flip the glass over and place it stickerside down on the bump-ons.
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Comment by Aphumelele on Thu, Nov 21st, 2013 at 11:44 AM
Very nice and easy to understand
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