Hello everyone!

This will be my instructible for the second table cover I'm making..

This time I'm making PACMAN !

It's great for making a new table, covering an old one or applying this technique to something defferent than a table.
You can turn it into a new table or make it the size that fits your table.

this is my first instructible if you need more details:
Hardware you will need:
-Sealant gun
-Utility knife
-Small 3Wood saw
-Small hammer (1-0.5 pound)
-Measuring tape
-2 Tubes of white silicone sealant (That's what I've used - you can use the clear type)
-Black spray paint
-20 Small wood nails (1" lenght)
-24" * 52" Plywood (0.5" thick)
-4 stripes of plywood for the frame 2 x (52" * 1") and 2 x (24" * 1")  ( both about 0.5" thick)
-0.8" Glass mosaic stones - ~1519 Black ~24 White ~226 Blue ~126 Red ~145 Yellow - Total of 2040 stones.
** I don't know the prices for these materials in the US but I paid about 70$ for the mosaic stones, 20$ for the plywood and already had the sealant, nails and spray.
** You can use different kinds of materials to glue the stones - plastic glue, mosaic adhesive or other types of glues.
** Yellow and red stones are more expensive than other colors.
** It is not recomended to use MDF instead of plywood because of its weight and poor water resistance.

Step 1: Modifying the Image for the Mosaic and Printing

In this project, I just drew the pixels and printed them, unlike my last mosaic project where I took a full resolution image and turned it into a mosiac design.

If you want to make your own image please go to my 1st ible':


I attached my design for pacman to this step.
<p>I built this in Minecraft. The first is in vanilla Minecraft. The second is in a texture pack I prefer called Sphax PureBDcraft . Both are stained glass. I really like the design Tzabary did. I did it in glass since the actual mosaic is glass. The big guy on the ground is my golem Fernando.</p>
Wow! That looks amazing!<br>Glad you found out the dimensions (:
<p>How many pixels is it long? also, how wide? </p>
<p>This is a great idea, I really like the look of that tile. I would be concerned about the massive effort to clean it all the time, how do you think this would work with a clear resin top coat for a smooth surface?</p>
<p>Thank you!</p><p>I think it's a very good idea and I would have done it myself if the clear resin top coating wasn't so expensive here...</p><p>a wet towel does the job for me but it would be a lot easier if it was a smooth surface...</p>
<p>I'm thinking about using some baking crystals they use to make suncatchers to do the design. I've got a grid that can pump out 1/4&quot; squares already, so I might do something a bit more hi-res like 16-bit Street Fighter or something. If I can get it going, I'll post you a pic.</p>
<p>Pacman sprites, IMHO, is always an elegant design to make stuff with. This looks beautiful :)</p>
<p>Your best one !! great job !!</p>
<p>Awesome work!</p>
<p>Super cool!</p>
<p>Wonderful job! Just love it, really makes me want to do mosaic :D</p>

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