Step 5: Transfer Pattern To Table Top

As shown, I used black spray paint to transfer pattern to the table top.  Any colors can be used, I simply had a can of black readily available.  All the priming and patterns will be covered with the mosaic tiles.
<p>verycool and look amazingly authentic, one of my mate love coca cola stuff. Also a coca cola fridge be super cool. Thx mate. ; ) </p>
This is totally cool! I love Coca Cola!
Cman, that looks absolutely fantastic! I've got to add this to my projects list for this summer!
Well done 'table and table. Thanks for sharing.
Oh, I like it! I have filed it in my &quot;future projects&quot; file....said file is getting rather huge anymore.
LOL - Sounds like me - I have to live to be 150 to make everything in the projects file. <br>Still, better that than having nothing to look forward to. =^..^=
Awesome job, that looks great!
Thank you!
Great Job,thx4sharing the steps here ,I have a wall in my backyard and was thinking to do something like this but missed the steps,but thank God you shared your experience here with us. <br>From Berlin,best regards.
Thank you, and you are welcome.
Well done....and nice touch adding the Coke glass in a picture.
Thanks, chabias!
Nice job! I always wanted to do something like this to make a custom sign in the style of New York City Subway mosaic station signs. Fairly new product they have at the home center is adhesive tile mat, essentially a big double-sided mastic tape for tile. You could lay it out and the pieces would be stuck, no need to lift and apply mastic under. The other thought is once you have it laid out, cover it all with tape or adhesive paper so you can lift the entire design up in one piece and apply the mastic under. It truly is a labor of love to make one of these.
Thanks for your comments and interest. The materials and onchniques you mention look interesting. As time permits will look into them, thanks again.
LOVELY!!!! What a great instrctable as well on creating a mosaic table! Nice job! 5 stars
Thank you!
This is great, it's a project that you can leave alone for awhile and come back to work on periodically and the work area is pretty well contained. I like how you painted the sides of the table in red. You should never put tiles on the edge (as I'm sure you know) because they will always fall off. Why did you use sanded grout vs un-sanded? The spaces seem small enough that you could have used un-sanded.
Thanks Ninzerbean! Yes the time element played a big role...took a long time. But it was fun to do and I like the result. I used the sanded grout only because I had some left over from another project and being ever frugal, didn't want to buy more at this point. Unsanded probably is preferred, but the sanded worked fine for this project.

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