making swirls on glass

grittymitts(7/8)January 22, 2012

Is it possible to make swirl patterns on glass tabletop with a wire wheel attached to drill?

Suggestion welcome ?

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pixie_lou

I would probably try glass etching cream and "etch" the underside of the table.

    Bookmark   January 22, 2012 at 12:16PM
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chelcass(Z5 Michigan, U.P.)

I agree with Pixie. I think the wire wheel would damage the table top. Scratching and possibly chipping the glass.

    Bookmark   January 22, 2012 at 1:59PM
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jeannespines

My thoughts, too...do the underside of the table & use 'etching' process.

    Bookmark   January 22, 2012 at 4:46PM
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toomuchglass(5)

You can buy spray in a can to make glass look frosted. Just another idea :)

    Bookmark   January 22, 2012 at 4:50PM
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grittymitts(7/8)

Thanks everyone!

Grittymitts

    Bookmark   January 23, 2012 at 8:50AM
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beatrice_outdoors(6a MA)

To get actual swirls you could try a rotary sander with a fine grit paper, and test it on sample pieces of glass first to see if you get the look you desire.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2012 at 6:55AM
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