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How to Build a Glass Block Wall

These step-by-step instructions show how to build a half wall out of glass blocks to add a bit of retro-style to a home.

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Materials

  • 1/2" drywall
  • 3" framing nails
  • speed square
  • grout sponges
  • 2x4 board
  • 1x6 boards
  • glass block
  • glass block sealant
  • glass corner block
  • glass end block
  • 3" wood screws
  • 2" wood screws
  • 2" nails
  • block anchors

Tools

  • miter saw
  • sledgehammer
  • tape measure
  • screw gun
  • rubber mallet
  • rubber float
  • rubber gloves
  • caulk gun
  • bucket
  • horizontal spacers
  • vertical spacers
  • torpedo level
  • 4' level
  • utility knife
  • hand snips
  • pneumatic finish nailer
  • pneumatic framing gun
  • square

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