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Due to interest in my instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-Art-A-Way-To-Recycle-Some-Tin-Cans/; I was prompted to find another use for tin...
Plastic jars? Yep, I found that they work fine and fill the need very well! Who'd have thought that you can utilize plastic containers in this manner...
To complete these projects, I used three different adhesives to attach pebbles, glass baubles, broken tiles, etc. First was regular thin set, a mortar...
Here I've shown the first can I did. On this can I used tile adhesive and applied the stones directly onto the adhesive. I cover all steps later on....
On this can, I wanted a larger circumference than the can itself, so came up with a method to apply a thicker coating of material. Basically, I first...
Here I show how I used Flexall and an empty peanut butter jar (plastic), to make an unusual vase/planter.
Here the same techniques are used, but left over travertine tile was broken in to small pieces and adhered to can with tile adhesive. Can is then gro...
To make a stand for various vases and planters i use throughout the garden and on the patio, etc., I wanted some square stands as I like to elevate va...
!. Collect materials and cans, and bottles you will use. 2. Spread adhesive on the piece following general instructions found on the adhesive packag...
And this is what they all look like when assembled after completion!
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I don't believe a primer is necessary...just apply your adhesive/tile set, etc. then embed stones. Don't do too large an area to begin with you can always add more adhesive later. Good luck.
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