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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 that ...
Supplies: 4”x4” white ceramic tiles (+/- 25¢ each) Empty soda can E-6000 glue Scissors, or tinsnips (or rotary cutter, not shown) Box knife Ruler T-shirt grocery bag Clear ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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