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Slate Coasters

December 4, 2010

Slate coasters from a home furnishing store can cost you anywhere between ten to twenty dollars. Why not construct slate coasters yourself?  By purchasing slate tiles from a home renovation store like Home Depot or Lowes; you can make them and the cost is a lot less.

MATERIALS
4  4″x 4″ slate tiles
black felt
scissors
extra strength glue (Gorilla clear used)
3/8″ clear vinyl bumpers (Surface Guard)

DIRECTIONS
1.  Cut out four 3  3/4″ x 3  3/4″ felt squares

2.  Make sure the underside of the tile is clean, and then apply glue evenly over the surface and center felt on the back.  Do the same process on remaining three tiles.

3.  When dry (15 – 20 minutes) apply four bumpers to each corner of each tile.

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