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Coasters are nice things to use to protect wood from unwanted moisture, the kind that beads up on cold glass or metal containers. Here is a coaster...
Supplies: 4”x4” white ceramic tiles (+/- 25¢ each) Empty soda can E-6000 glue Scissors, or tinsnips (or rotary cutter, not shown) Box knife Ru...
Using the cutting instrument of your choice, remove the top and bottom from the can, I use some small sharp scissors.
I then cut the can down the center back, near the UPC (universal purchase code). I tried the tinsnips, the scissors and the box knife and had a har...
I then took my rotary cutter and used it to cut a 3½” by 3½” square from the front of the can so it can be easily recognized. The rest of the metal...
Squeeze a generous amount of E-6000 glue on to the back of the aluminum square. Place the metal square glue side down on top of the ceramic tile. ...
I put the t-shirt grocery bag (E-6000 will not stick to the grocery bag) over the tile, then a heavy book and other weights upon the bag. I let it ...
Once dry, I used the box knife to remove the excess glue.
Then I used the paint brush to cover the top of the tile with a clear glaze type coating. This will keep the metal edges sealed to the tile, so tha...
Now you need something on the back of the tiles to prevent scratches on the furniture. I had some adhesive back felt pad that were meant for the bo...
I turned each dry tile over and attached a piece of felt onto each corner.
Done! He will love them. Enjoy!
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Posted:Jun 16, 2012
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