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post #5 of (permalink) Old 08-26-2020, 08:51 PM Thread Starter
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Very nice build!
how much did you spend on the glass? what silicone did you use?

did you get the edges polished?
Hello. Here at my local glass shop its $6.95/sqft of 1/4" glass and they charge extra for seamed edges. So the bottom sheet(35.5x18) and the 2 braces(36x3) it came out to about $68.

The 36x12 sheets I found on craigslist. So I used those for the front, back and sides. I cut one sheet of the 36x12 directly in half so I can get 2 sheets of 18x12s for the sides. I wet sanded the sharp edges under water with 400 grit sandpaper. I wrapped the sandpaper around a piece of wood so I don't accidentally cut myself.

I used GE Silicone 1. I did the silicone injection method. They have tutorials on Youtube.


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