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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-01-2018, 10:31 AM
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Looks fantastic Alexis,

I have an outdoor coffee table that the tempered glass just shattered last summer with nothing touching it. It scared me when it happened and I still don't know why. I was thinking of doing a similar repair but using ceramic tile for weather resistance. They sell tiles sometimes at 99cents each when on sale and I figured I only need about 8 12 x 12s to cover the top and I also have a wet tile saw to trim the tiles because it is not a rectangle it has some curves.

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Nicely done Alex, I too would not have thought of using tile. Good thinking and Good job.
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I am glad that this post inspires you to make the repair, Dan.

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Another amazing project, Alexis. Your problem solving and inventive skills are amazing.
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I've used linoleum for counter tops in the past. It isn't really robust enough for hard use, but for light duty, it works nicely, and isn't nearly as heavy as tile. The variety of colors and design is amazing. I'd always want to tuck the edges under some sort of trim because the edges are particularly susceptible to damage and tearng.

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