how to redo a glass coffee table

How To Redo A Glass Coffee Table

Re-do your glass coffee table and make it the centerpiece of your living room with these easy steps. Make sure to take the appropriate safety precautions while working on this project.

What You Need

  • Glass cleaner
  • Painter’s tape
  • Primer paint
  • Spray paint
  • Sandpaper
  • Protective sealer

Step One: Cleaning the Glass

Start by cleaning the glass with a glass cleaner and a cloth. This step is important in order to make sure there are no dirt or dust particles that can get in the way of your new paint job.

Step Two: Prepare the Surface

Using the painter’s tape and make a “V” shape along the edges of the table. This will help to keep the paint from getting onto the glass surface.

Step Three: Apply the Primer Paint

Use a small paintbrush and apply the primer paint. Start from the bottom and make your way up. Let the paint dry for several hours.

Step Four: Spray the Paint

Once the primer is dry, spray the paint onto the table. Apply two to three coats of paint and let the paint dry for 24 hours before removing the painter’s tape.

Step Five: Sanding

Using sandpaper, lightly sand the paint down in order to make it look smooth.

Step Six: Applying the Sealer

Using a cloth, apply a protective sealer over the paint. This will help to protect your paint job and make it last longer.


By following these easy steps, you can now give your glass coffee table a whole new look. Take your time and have fun with it!

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