I have a wooden table with a glass top:
I want to remove the glass top safely not to injure myself, breaking glass is possible, looks like the glass is glued to the wood.
How can I do that?
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I would NOT try to pry the glass off. Here is what I would try if I had to attempt this:
Find some very thing wire (piano wire, or wire for haning pictures on walls). Get a piece longer than the width of the glass. Create loops in the ends so I can pull the wire. Then with a sort of sawing motion, try to work the wire under the glass... all the way across the entire table. This would be painfully slow... but it's the only way I can think to "break" the glue under the glass.
I suspect that it would quickly be obvious after a few inches if this was going to work.
This won't remove the glue—the table will have glue on it of course. But it MIGHT separate the glass from the table.
Buy a strong Duct tape: (Not the simple transparent used for paper.)
Wrap the whole glass with the duct tape, make sure to not leave any uncovered spot.
Get a hammer, the bigger the better:
Hit the glass wrapped with duct tape with the hammer, but not too strong as to not break the wood underneath the glass.
Get thick woodworking gloves:
Pick the broken pieces and dispose of them in a trash container, better inside a strong nylon bag.