Mosaics on wood

drakekelbelApril 13, 2010

Hi, I have typically done stained glass on glass mosaics. I wanted to branch out and do some mosaics on wood. I bought a cute little plant stand that has a wood top to it. I would like to mosaic it with broken china. Should I cover the wood with something before mosaicing? What type of glue should I use? Is the process pretty much the same as g o g?

Thanks!

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anneinva_2009

you can use wellbond if indoors or the GE silicone II. i love that stuff. when i did a table in the past, i roughed it up so it would have something to grip.

    Bookmark   April 13, 2010 at 3:32PM
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Calamity_J

Go for it, it is tons of fun! I did this one up real quick!

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   April 13, 2010 at 3:49PM
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texaswild

What they said - Weldbond for indoor, flat surfaces and GEII. If using Weldbond, pour some out in a dish to let it set up a bit cuz the pieces slide on vertical surfaces. I've stopped using GE II except for concave pieces where Weldbond can't touch many of the surfaces. I don't do anything to the wood - just start gluing.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2010 at 10:33AM
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