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Topic: Mosaic Cart WIP (Completed 9/21/07)  (Read 13202 times)
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« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2007 01:32:33 PM »

Today's update:


Now I will start filling in the rest with the other glass. Most likely though I will not get more done till late Sunday or very early Monday.  Sad
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« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2007 09:57:16 PM »

Wow!  It's coming along beautifully!

I've never done mosaics before.  How do you cut the filler tiles?  Are you breaking them w/a hammer or do you have to use nippers to cut them?  If I had to guess, I suppose it would be easy to break them up w/a hammer.

Enough rambling from me...let me just enjoy your lovely project! Smiley

Can't wait for the next update!

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« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2007 05:28:05 PM »

Thank you gizmonic Smiley

The pieces for this project are being cut with nippers, hand held glass cutter and running pliers. I have used my hammer, but not usually on glass. It seems to make shards more than pieces. Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2007 06:05:29 PM »

Finally got a chance to work on this some more today. Hope to get it done tomorrow, and grouted on Tuesday. Anyway, here is an updated picture.  Smiley



As always C&C are welcome!  Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2007 07:04:27 PM »

This is so lovely!  I'm officially an HSG groupie!

I'm hoping/trying/planning to do my very first mosaic piece ever, so I'm trying to read through all of your threads for instructions, tips & tricks.  Thank you so much for sharing!  You are my inspiration.
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« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2007 07:33:47 PM »

That's coming along great!  I'm sure it will be gorgeous when it's done! Have you shown your dad your progress, or are you waiting until it's done?
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« Reply #16 on: September 16, 2007 07:58:45 PM »

Can't wait to see this one done!  It looks amazing!
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« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2007 08:14:52 PM »

Wow. sweets I am flattered! Let me know if you have any questions or need help. Smiley

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« Reply #18 on: September 17, 2007 05:54:17 PM »

Okay, so I was overly optimistic on what kind of progress I would make today.  Grin

Anywho, here's todays update:





I'm trying to make the colors look random without any pattern being noticeable. Is that the effect you see?

C&C always welcome!  Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: September 17, 2007 05:55:49 PM »

it's absolutely gorgeous - I envy your talent!
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