Garden path made of broken glass

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I used to collect the fossil shark teeth when I lived in Myrtle Beach, SC. Before I moved I gave my collection to a friend. There were tons of them because when I lived there they reconstituted the beach by dredging the outer sand bars.
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I recognize that background. 383matty? Small world. Your one of my saved sellers.
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I kept finding so much broken glass that I decided to put it through my rock tumbler to use for my garden path. I'm going to add rope lights under the glass. The pics are of about 10 gallons. I'm going to need a lot more! 80% is found glass and the other 20% is flea market/thrift shop glass. The photos show the path dry and wet.

Cool idea with the lights. Bigger flagstones might reduce the amount of glass required for your project, and more bare-foot accessible :)

Some of the beach glass I find still have sharp edges, but if you're using an aggressive grit in your tumbler it should be fine.
 

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I used to collect the fossil shark teeth when I lived in Myrtle Beach, SC. Before I moved I gave my collection to a friend. There were tons of them because when I lived there they reconstituted the beach by dredging the outer sand bars.
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Those are nice ones. I dive near Venice, FL every year for meg teeth. There's also some great hunting in the creeks in central FL and Charleston, SC.
 

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Cool idea with the lights. Bigger flagstones might reduce the amount of glass required for your project, and more bare-foot accessible :)

Some of the beach glass I find still have sharp edges, but if you're using an aggressive grit in your tumbler it should be fine.
Yes I agree. I'm going to move the sandstone closer together.
I use course course silicon carbide for 2 days in the tumbler and all the sharp edges are smooth.
 

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I recognize that background. 383matty? Small world. Your one of my saved sellers.
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I just pulled that picture off of eBay as an example. Those are actually just reproduction shark's teeth that sell for a fraction of the price of real shark's teeth.

I wish I had kept the ones I had found, because there were some great ones in my collection. I lived in Myrtle Beach for about 2 years as I was studying law at Horry-Georgetown Technical College.
 

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I just pulled that picture off of eBay as an example. Those are actually just reproduction shark's teeth that sell for a fraction of the price of real shark's teeth.

I wish I had kept the ones I had found, because there were some great ones in my collection. I lived in Myrtle Beach for about 2 years as I was studying law at Horry-Georgetown Technical College.
These are some of the shark teeth I've found. The top one is a megalodon from the Gulf.
 

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I just pulled that picture off of eBay as an example. Those are actually just reproduction shark's teeth that sell for a fraction of the price of real shark's teeth.

I wish I had kept the ones I had found, because there were some great ones in my collection. I lived in Myrtle Beach for about 2 years as I was studying law at Horry-Georgetown Technical College.
Oops sorry. I knew I recognized that background. Just not you. I understand.
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That's a really nice megalodon. I had a couple, but they weren't whole. I used to scuba dive and ran into a 18 foot great white, and about a 10 foot bull shark, but I couldn't imagine running into a megalodon! I was more scared of the bull shark because of their reputation for attacks.
 

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That's a really nice megalodon. I had a couple, but they weren't whole. I used to scuba dive and ran into a 18 foot great white, and about a 10 foot bull shark, but I couldn't imagine running into a megalodon! I was more scared of the bull shark because of their reputation for attacks.
The broken ones are called fragalodons.
 

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