Expandable glass dining table is available in a variety of styles. They typically have a metal base with decorative legs. The tables develop scratches from routine use, especially when coarser objects rub over the surface of the glass. Repairs are also caused by metal or glass pots placed on the table without a pad underneath. Restoring glass tables requires removing these scratches.
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Apply a clamp of brass polish to an expandable glass dining table. Gently rub the brass polish in the grooves of scratches with a soft cloth. After the paste dries, apply another coat. Continue to add more polish until polish fills scratches and wipe with a soft cloth. Use a glass repair kit as designed to repair scratches in car glasses. Rub the compound on the glass table with the supplied tablecloth. The process gently buffs the glass and fills scratches, making them seem to disappear.
Rub clear toothpaste over the desk, focusing on any scratched areas. Allow toothpaste on the table overnight, allowing it to dry completely on the expandable glass dining table. The following day, wipe the table with a damp cloth to remove excess toothpaste. Buff any scratches from the glass with an electric buffer. The buffer has a grinding pad at the end that rotates quickly and grinds down the table, making the glass smooth and removes any scratches. Use only an electric buffer with goggles and gloves.
Wipe the surface of the table with a damp cloth; remove any glass particles or detergents left. Use a second damp cloth to wipe off the legs and sides of the table. Run a dry cloth over the table to lightly polish and shine the table. Glass tables are usually very durable. The glass used to make a table top is cured, which means it is chemically treated to withstand a greater amount of weight than regular glass. Thermal controlled, tempered glass is resistant to splitting in sharp, small pieces.