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« Reply #20 on: June 07, 2005 06:46:03 PM »

That is awesome!  I love it!   Grin  I vote for resin, otherwise it might get ruined. 

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« Reply #21 on: June 12, 2005 08:10:26 AM »

i love it!! very meditarrean vibe  Wink

i suggest you do a little test sample with resin and the other stuff, so it would be easier to decide which one to use in the end!

and show us the result!!!  Smiley

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« Reply #22 on: June 12, 2005 08:18:55 AM »

Shocked Wow! Gorgeous and inspiring!

Could you use both grout and resin?  Not that you need to, but if someone wanted the look of white grout without the hassle of its getting dirty and such, could you grout out the mosaic, let it dry, and then resin over the top?  Or would there be a chemical/structural/whatever problem?

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« Reply #23 on: June 12, 2005 10:39:38 AM »

mariska and PimpernelSmith- I have started to resin a few little things and trying it over the grout with glass pieces instead of marbles though, just to get the feel of it and how it would look over grout, and what I have done  looks great on these little boxes I am doing,  but I did want to know the best method before I tackled such a big job and then theres no going back. I am finding that the resin says its not for outdoor use and I want to leave my table outside, so what should I do? I definitely plan on putting up a pic when I am done....if it comes out okay....lol Tongue

« Reply #24 on: June 13, 2005 10:44:05 AM »

Wow, that looks wonderful!  So much work, but it all paid off.  Lovely!
« Reply #25 on: June 14, 2005 08:16:27 PM »

this is the cutest table i have ever seen! i would like to make one of my own, but i don't want to be an idea theif. so could i borrow this idea? also, what did you use to glue down the marbles? did you paint on a glue? or glue each one by one. thanks!
« Reply #26 on: June 14, 2005 09:46:17 PM »

this is the cutest table i have ever seen! i would like to make one of my own, but i don't want to be an idea thief. so could i borrow this idea? also, what did you use to glue down the marbles? did you paint on a glue? or glue each one by one. thanks!
I painted the top of the table white first then I glued each flat marble on with Elmer's craft glue one by one by one by one ....tedious to say the least. You can borrow anything you like- thats what this place is all about!  THANKS!

« Reply #27 on: June 14, 2005 11:07:04 PM »

It's so pretty and vibrant, I would worry a bit that resin would cloud up and take out some of the lustre. How about just covering it with a glass top?

Whatever you choose, it's going to be beautiful!

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« Reply #28 on: June 15, 2005 05:56:05 AM »

Ah, now a glass top is a great idea!
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« Reply #29 on: June 18, 2005 11:50:12 AM »

simply fantastic!

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