“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” ― E. Welty #amen 😉
The vintage window was a gift from my sister friend, Tilly Evan Jones … it sat around for a couple of years waiting and wanting. Finally glued a bunch of my vintage glass collection to it.
All you need is a sturdy window (or frame) with good glass, wheeled glass nippers, small hammer, hand towel, safety glasses, random glass objects and e6000 adhesive. This project must be glued in a well ventilated area … without the kids and pets.
Break glass dishes under a dish towel with a small hammer and gentle hand or use wheeled glass nippers to break up glass objects.
FYI … There are glass plates that will shatter into a BAZILLION PIECES without warning so … don’t be … going to use the word stupid – because it really is … ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES when cutting glass or tile and do a different project with the kids.
The Best Glue for Glass and Tile
… available at home improvement, box stores & tile shops everywhere.
Best Glue for Glass
DIRECTIONS & TIPS FOR USING “Clear” E-6000:
Apply E-6000 directly to each piece of glass to be bonded.
Always wear safety glasses when cutting glass.
SPECIAL TIPS: To extend life of product, be sure cap is secured back to original position. Use a toothpick as a disposable applicator for very small applications such as beading. Remove, recap and allow plastic nozzle to dry. Remove dried product from nozzle by pulling out through threaded end and reuse nozzle.
2. Weldbond Adhesive for Mosaic Tile and some Glass Projects
Best Glue for Indoor Tile & Glass Projects
- No smell.
- Great for projects with kids.
- Dries clear … in most circumstances.
- Longer working time.
Thinset is an adhesive mortar made of fine sand, cement and water. It’s best used to attach objects to concrete, stone and cement. Perfect for mosaic art outdoor applications.
Gluing takes patience.
Wait until it dries.