We all have old and new things but some of the things can be reused and recycle and we can give all of them a different look, we all have pennies in our piggy banks and some are fond of collecting it, there are many crafts we can make with the pennies, one of the best project is to take the old table and make it beautiful by using the pennies, we add the pennies on the top of the table and then we add the epoxy raisin on it, to give it a nice beautiful glass top, here is the step by step complete guide to get the beautiful tabletop from the pennies by your own.
1. Remove The Edges:
First you need to select the table, you can select the table of any size, make sure the legs of the table should be solid, all the tables have thick edges, but if you want to make a beautiful penny tabletop you need to take out the edges of it, you need to place the chisel at one corner and then insert it by hammering on the top of it, now take out the edges of it.
2. Buff The Table:
As the edges of the table is removed, now you will see there are sharp chips to the edges and as the table is old, so it has the dents also, to get the smooth surface, we need to take the buffing tool and buff the whole table nicely, make sure that you have wear glasses on the eyes as some of the chips can damage your eyes, clean the table with the cloth.
3. Cut The Top Plywood:
Now you need to take the plywood on the flour, now place the table on it with the tabletop down, now with the help of the marker the circle of the tabletop, remove the table and cut the plywood with the help of the cutter, now on the top of the tabletop, add the plywood adhesive, spread it gently on the top surface.
4. Stick The Plywood:
Now you need to place the plywood on the top of it, hammer it gently, so that it will get stick to the tabletop easily, now you need check the ugly edges of the table and the plywood, take the buffing tool and buff the edges, so that the edges of the table and the plywood should be smooth and in shape.
5. Paint The Table:
Now you need to take the color, you can use any color as you want, the best color is the black, because the pennies get a good contrast with this color, take the brush and paint the top of the table in the black color and legs with the white color, to get the good and the smooth texture, you need to apply at least two coat of the color on it, now leave the table so that the color will dry.
6. Align The Pennies:
Now you need to take the pennies and arrange them to the corners first, make sure that there will not be any gap in between the pennies, then follow the pattern, till you come to center.
7. Pour The Epoxy Mixture:
Now you need to take the epoxy mixture in the jar, pour this liquid to on the pennies, now with the help of the putty cutter, you need to spread it to the edges of it, make sure that the level should be equal, leave it for night, your tabletop with the pennies is ready to use.