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Seven +/- years ago, I came across my first lighted glass block. I was so frustrated with the problem of cutting the hole in the glass. Finally I fo...
Supplies: 1. Glass building block ($5+/- at home supply stores) 2. ½” Diamond core bit http://www.diamond-drill-bit-and-tool.com/Diamond-Drill/Diamo...
Create your pictures for each side of the block. Measure the flat surfaces of the blocks so you will know what size to print your picture. You could...
Cut out the pictures and use the corner rounder punch to round the corners of the pictures.
Clean off the glass block so that there are no labels.
Mix up the coolant. Put the bit in the drill. While the drill is cutting the core, keep the surface of the glass wet with the coolant. It will ta...
Plug in the lights (to make sure they all work) and stuff them, one at a time into the block, through the hole you just created. Unplug the lights.
Make sure the plug end of the lights are on the “bottom” of the block. Peel off the back of the picture and lay it on the smooth side of the block wi...
Spray the clear gloss acrylic spray on the picture that is on top. Let it dry. (Drying may take about 30 minutes.) This process will make the picture...
Take the ribbon and wrap it around the block with the ribbon overlapping about 2 inches. Cut off the amount you need. Turn your block bottom side up...
Place the light cord so that it lays to the left and put a little adhesive on the ribbon on either side of the cord. Lay the other end of the ribbon o...
Turn it over and plug in the lights, enjoy your creation. For more embellishment you may make a bow and add it to the top! I have noticed that quit...
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