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How to Build a Glass Block Partition or Wall

A glass-block wall divides a room without shutting out light. Learn to install a glass-block wall or partition.

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Nail Expansion Foam to Inside of Wooden Frame
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Laying the First Blocks

Nail white expansion foam to the inside of the wooden frame. This foam is a spongy material that allows the wall a small amount of movement without any danger of damage—for instance, if materials expand slightly when the temperature changes. Make sure the foam sits centrally on each length of wood.



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