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Topic: Beer Coasters from Tiles  (Read 1168 times)
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« on: December 29, 2010 07:20:51 PM »

This is one of my Christmas presents to my husband. There is a set of twelve coasters. I doubled up on three images to make the dozen. I found the images online. The first set is from Fox Tv shows: Family Guy, Simpsons and King of The Hill. The last tile in the first set and the second set are from Futurama.
 I went to my local Lowes for the tiles. The images are printed on standard photo paper as 4x4 images. I have access to a vacuum press at work for dry mounting images. I used an adhesive spray to attach the images to the tiles. Don't use too much adhesive or the adhesive will spill out from under the image. I put on three coats of clear flat laquer over the tiles after pulling them from the press. The "feet" for the bottom of the coasters are Bumpon by 3M.

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« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2010 09:57:47 PM »

They look great! Did your husband like them?

These would be so simple to make and you could pretty much make them for anyone by switching up images.

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