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This is a table I made out of a cheap glass table from IKEA.
One glass topped tableFlattened vintage bottle caps, either collected or from www.bottlecapco.com (see next step to determine number you need)Epoxy dots from www.bottlecapco.com3D crystal lacquer
If you can remove the glass, do so.Clean with windex or soap and water.Measure the size of the table top, so you can figure out how many caps ...
For example, a 9 inch circle needs 61 caps, as seen in this picture. Inches # circles # Caps1 1 13 2 75 3 197 4 379 5 ...
Peel an epoxy dot off the sheet.Put the epoxy dot on a bottle cap. They will protect the design.Repeat until all caps are covered.
Put a thin layer of lacquer on the edge of a bottle cap and place in the center of the table. You will only have to press slightly. ...
Let the lacquer dry. If it made spider webbing, just pull off like it was the webbing from a it glue gun.
If you took the top off, carefully replace it and wipe down. Just remember, the table will be a little heavier now with the decor.
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