60" Dia. Cast Glass & Steel Base Coffee Table - Design by other

I wanted to show some process shots from my most recent cast glass coffee table fabrication (design by other).

The final glass size was 60" diameter x 3" thick.

The steel table base was sized at 63-1/2"W x 63-1/2"D x 18"H

 Loading 800 lbs of glass into the 60" diameter mold. We inspect and sort the glass by hand before loading it into the kiln.

Loading 800 lbs of glass into the 60" diameter mold. We inspect and sort the glass by hand before loading it into the kiln.

 800 lbs of molten glass at 1500 degrees.

800 lbs of molten glass at 1500 degrees.

 Fitting parts of the rolled steel legs to the bottom of the table base.

Fitting parts of the rolled steel legs to the bottom of the table base.

 Scribe to cut out the center of the steel table base.

Scribe to cut out the center of the steel table base.

 The center part of the steel table base was cut from a 60" diameter steel hemisphere.

The center part of the steel table base was cut from a 60" diameter steel hemisphere.

 Tacking the center piece to the legs before final welding takes place.

Tacking the center piece to the legs before final welding takes place.

 Grinding down the welds for a seamless look.

Grinding down the welds for a seamless look.

 Checking the glass fit one last time before the final metal work takes place.

Checking the glass fit one last time before the final metal work takes place.

 Patina applied

Patina applied