Glass Pantry Door – If you have a pantry door that is create of glass, you may want to burn a design to add interest and make the glass opaque to hide the contents of the pantry. Tarnishing glass can be done by professionals who use a sandblasting or chemical technique. To save money and make a unique design to your home, you can engrave the glass with the do-it-yourself engraving cream.
Remove the pantry door with a screwdriver. Place the door, face up, on two trestles. Clean it with a glass cleaner with a fiber-free cloth. Draw the design you want with tracing paper. Place the contact or plastic paper on a flat surface. Use a pencil to redraw the design on the tracing paper. Cut the design out of the vinyl paper or the contact with a knife.
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Remove the back of the contact paper or vinyl, and soften the template or design of the cutout on the glass. Use a wooden stick to eliminate bubbles and wrinkles. Place or vinyl in any other area that you do not want to become opaque. Wear chemical-resistant gloves to protect your hands. Pour the engraving cream on the door, and spread it in a thick layer on any exposed glass with a brush. Use a hose to rinse the engraving cream from the door.
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