Upcycling: creating a mosaic table


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    Upcycling: creating a mosaic table

    A couple of years ago I found this solid plastic table discarded at our local rubbish bins so being a bit of a Womble I brought it home and put in the garage. During this time I collected an assortment of swimming pool tiles, also dumped at the local bins, or scavenged samples from various tile shops.

    I am now in the process of creating a curved design from square tiles. Hence the saying: trying to fit a square peg in a round hole.

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    That top picture, the table looks like a clock, because of the pair of tongs on top

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    Haha... they are 'nippers' to cut the tiles with.
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    I love the fluidity of the design. There's something really delightful about taking square tiles and making them flow like that. Not to mention giving some old things new life. Great job!
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