Introduction: Penny Floor
I did the math and decided pennies would cost less than a lot of other flooring.
I did not want to crawl around on the floor any more that I had to so I organized the pennies in a cookie sheet. I stuck them to a piece of contact plastic and made me some tile like squares.
I got my husband's rolling stool he uses to work on cars, and went backing and forth gluing down the "tiles".
I used a level and piece of board to hold the pennies tight while the glue set up enough to keep them in place. I learned this the hard way. Otherwise the pennies tended to float and spread out were I would have to cut pennies to fit. NOT fun. I tried to grout but with my tight pattern, nothing to grout. Three coats of poly and done. 3 months and $300 bucks later. Just for the pennies, then there was glue, contact plastic, and poly.
YdnicR made it!
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When you say contact plastic, do you mean like the sheets you stick to shelves or windows?
yes, that is what I use to hold the pennies together to place them on the floor.