Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Lucite Money Table DIY

Not long ago I saw a terrific Lucite table filled with twigs.  It got me thinking about how you could get the same effect with resin.  This side table is the result and I have to say, I think it's pretty funky!  Now you might not be the type to fill it with fake $100 bills, but maybe you would fill it with photos, glitter or faux flowers?  Heck, it would look amazing just clear!  It's up to you.  For this project I used Famowood Glaze Coat because it dries absolutely clear.  Make sure to do this project outside where you have plenty of fresh air.  I mean it!

Watch the video tutorial here
You'll need
30 Fake bills
Minwax Polycrylic
Plastic cups and containers to mix the Glaze Coat
 Coat your fake bills with Minwax Polycrylic.
When they're dry, cut them out.  You'll need about 30 of them.
Remove the base from your TV tray table
 Prepare 2 cups of the Glaze Coat
Pour equal parts in two plastic cups
Stir in a separate container for 5 minutes!
 Pour the Glaze Coat Resin inside the acrylic box frame and spread evenly with a stick
Carefully place your fake bills face down on the resin
Insert the table base into the frame
Mix another two cups of Glaze Coat
Pour it in the frame and spread it evenly
Cover the table with a cloth and let it cure overnight
*Mine cured more quickly because 
of the heat outside

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