how to make shattered glass coffee table

How to Make a Shattered Glass Coffee Table

Have you ever wanted to make a unique and modern centrepiece for your living space? If so, you should consider making a shattered glass coffee table! This project may seem daunting at first, but with the right supplies and steps outlined, you’ll be able to make a statement piece that is sure to turn heads.

Tools and Supplies You’ll Need:

  • Safety glasses
  • Hammer
  • Tarp
  • Chalk
  • Measuring tape
  • Ruler
  • Table saw
  • Circular saw
  • Plywood
  • Glass mosaic tiles
  • Tile adhesive
  • Tile grout
  • Sealant

Step 1: Cut the Plywood

Using your table saw and circular saw, cut the plywood into the size and shape of your coffee table. Make sure you wear safety glasses while operating these power tools.

Step 2: Layout Your Shattered Glass Mosaic Tiles

Lay the plywood on the tarp and line up the tile pieces over theWooden surface. Make sure you flip the pieces over to determine their shape. Use the chalk to draw the design or pattern you want the mosaic tiles to form.

Step 3: Secure the Tiles to the Plywood

Use the adhesive to secure the shattered glass mosaic tiles to the plywood. Allow the adhesive to dry.

Step 4: Grout the Tiles

Mix the tile grout and spread it over the tiles. Use a ruler to smooth out the grout. Allow the grout to dry and then wipe off any excess grout.

Step 5: Seal the Grout and Tiles

Once the grout and tiles have finished drying, seal them with a sealant. Allow the sealant to dry completely before beginning to use your coffee table.


Making a shattered glass coffee table is a fun and rewarding project. With the right tools and supplies and following these steps, you’ll be able to make a stunning coffee table that is sure to liven up your living space!

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