When I first approached with this idea it seemed like it would be a simple project. That should have been a warning sign right there, but my brain just thought, "Make a functional pint glass from discarded beer coasters? I wonder why no one has ever done anything like that before." I now know the answer to that rather naive question.
|33 coasters and 5 pieces of scrap cherry|
The first trick was actually sourcing the material. Since the spirit of the 'glass' is a recycle project, buying new paper coasters was out the question. So I did what any logical person would do. I sent out several emails to bars that no one responded to. So, then I just started walking into places and asking for their coasters!
|Getting all this glue on is under 5 minutes was quite tricky!|
"Yeah, pretty much."
"I'm sorry, we're not interested."
"Uh, why not?"
"Please leave now..."
|At this point, I wasn't sure this was a good idea|
|Not quite my original vision!|
|The glass was completed in August 2014. It's epoxy finish has completely cured and totally 'safe' to drink from|