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Origins Game Table

Origins Game Table
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This substantial wooden dining room table seats up to six adults, and doubles as a surface for serious tabletop game fans. Underneath its removable center leaves is a 4″ sunken playing space, which remains undisturbed while dining. Around its perimeter are indentations for game cards and tokens, along with sunken cupholders.

Making a Circuit Board Table

Making a Circuit Board Table

Electronics geeks would love to have a table like the one that New Yorkshire Workshop made. Watch as the artist painstakingly applies gold leaf to produce jumbo metal circuit board traces on a dyed-blue maple veneer, then gives it a nice shiny clear coat. Watch how he made the twisted “wire” copper legs here.

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Skull Stool Side Table

Skull Stool Side Table
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Studio Job designed this bold piece of furniture that doubles as a seat and a small side table, while adding a splash of Mexican culture to any space. Measures appx 17.7″ tall, and comes in black, green, terracotta, and ivory. Cast from polyethylene, so it weighs just 7.7 lb.

Making a Table Out of Matches

Making a Table Out of Matches

(PG-13: Language) Maker Simone Giertz took a page of the old improv handbook, and asked viewers to toss out ideas of things for her to make out of other things. Her first challenge: make a piece of furniture out of 20,000 matches. Since she built it out of metal, the table still remains after setting it ablaze.

DIY Concrete and LEGO Table

DIY Concrete and LEGO Table

Maker Chris Salomone loved the idea of river and ocean tables. But he was sick of seeing the same materials – glass and wood – used over and over again. So he made a river table that uses concrete as the land and LEGO pieces as the river.

@ Roll-out Table

@ Roll-out Table

Designed by Marcus Ødegaard Voraa, this prototype dining table provides a unique way to expand its tabletop. Rather than requiring leaves to be added or removed, simply slide the end of its base and unroll more or less wood for its top. There’s no indication that it’s gone into production, but you can always contact its creator.

Making a Concrete Ping Pong Table

Making a Concrete Ping Pong Table

We’re not sure if the surface of a ping pong table made from concrete and rebar is ideal for gameplay, but Modustrial Maker’s heavy duty outdoor table build still looks amazing, especially with its LED under-lighting and light-up net, and set against the desert sunset.

The Clever Workbench

The Clever Workbench

Maker Laura Kampf shows off the sturdy workbenches that she uses in her shop, then mods one to make it even better. It turns out that these tables were designed first and foremost as stage platforms. While we haven’t been able to find the used deals Laura mentioned, we did find some brand new ones.

Movie Reel Side Table

Movie Reel Side Table
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The perfect side table for any home theater is made using vintage Goldberg Brothers 35mm film reels. Its center pedestal is made from poly plastic, painted to match the reels in silver, gold, or bronze, and the 20″ glass top provides a smooth surface. Stands 24″ tall, and requires some basic assembly.

DIY Herringbone Plywood Table

DIY Herringbone Plywood Table

OSO DIY created this stunning coffee table using baltic birch plywood for its construction. But rather than attempt to hide the layers of the wood, he built it to show off its endgrain in a beautiful herringbone pattern. We really love the way the grain looks on the edges and the legs.

Coosno Coffee Table Fridge

Coosno Coffee Table Fridge

A funky, disco-infused take on coffee tables, the Coosno is a combination table, pop-up drink refrigerator, bluetooth speaker, wireless gadget charger, voice assistant, and more. It has a 6-speaker sound system, and its colorful LED lights can be synchronized to music. Available in 19.7″ and 27.6″ diameter sizes.

Making a Scrap Wood Table

Making a Scrap Wood Table

Got a bunch of old scraps of wood lying around from other projects? Why not turn that excess lumber into a new table? TG Woodworking shows us how to transform miscellaneous cuts of wood into a beautiful butcher block work table with a few standard shop tools.

PurpleWires LED Tables

PurpleWires LED Tables
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Etsy seller PurpleWires takes ordinary coffee tables and makes them extraordinary coffee tables. Choose from tables which light up with rainbow colored animations, or even let you play Tetris or Snake. Our only concern is shipping the furniture all the way from Ukraine.

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Boeing Wheel Coffee Table

Boeing Wheel Coffee Table

These coffee tables are each made from a wheel of a Boeing 737 or 747 airliner. The wheel is mounted on a base that lets it spin on its original bearings. Touch of Modern is offering big discounts on this upcycled furniture.

Society6 Coffee Tables

Society6 Coffee Tables
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Society6 lets artists sell their work on apparel, phone cases, mugs and more. The company recently branched out to bigger things, namely furniture. Its customizable coffee table measures 35.75″x 17.75″x 17″ and is made of baltic birch and steel.

Aiko Table & Shelf

Aiko Table & Shelf

We’ve seen a couple of tables that can be transformed into shelves, but the Aiko is by far the most affordable one yet. It can be used as a table, a fully-upright bookshelf, or as a semi-open display shelf.

Yahill Roll-up Camping Table

Yahill Roll-up Camping Table
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Whether you’re camping out, watching an outdoor concert, or tailgating, you could use a table for food, drinks, and other items. This easy-to-carry table features a sturdy 6-part aluminum surface under its fabric cover and sets up in seconds.

Metrino Coffee Table Desk

Metrino Coffee Table Desk

Italian furniture maker Ozzio shows off a the Metrino, a modern wood and metal coffee table which offers a hinged lid that smoothly transforms into a desk, thanks to its hydraulic lift mechanism. As a bonus, it offers storage space beneath its lid.

DIY Curved Concrete Bench

DIY Curved Concrete Bench

Modustrial Maker teamed up with Chris Salomone (of LEGO river table fame) to create an impossibly thin modern bench from glass fiber reinforced concrete. It looks like it was a ton of work, and you’ll have to watch the video to see if the finished bench holds weight.

Alzare Transforming Coffee Table

Alzare Transforming Coffee Table

Expand Furniture’s Alzare is a coffee table that can easily be transformed into a dining table. It uses a hydraulic lift mechanism and wheels on its legs to adjust the table’s height and footprint. If you need more space, its surface can be unfolded to twice its size.

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Nauset Pack

Nauset Pack

Nauset Goods’ backpack is an all-in-one adventure kit that’s designed for folks who don’t want to carry a bunch of camping gear. The waterproof bag comes with four chairs, two tables, two blankets, and two hammocks, all packable and can fit inside the bag.

2nd Breakfast Board Game Table

2nd Breakfast Board Game Table

Wooded Realms’ board game table comes with a removable playfield, reversible panels (one side cloth, one side wood) and a clear acrylic panel that you can write on. The table also has eight USB ports, two AC outlets, double and single cup holders, and shelves.

LEGO Coffee Table

LEGO Coffee Table

Yusong Zhang wanted to make a functional LEGO project that still echoed the toy’s playful side, so he made this modern and minimalist coffee table. It’s made of over 10,000 bricks arranged in four colored layers. It’s not for sale, but he’s open to commissions.

Stadium Replica End Table

Stadium Replica End Table
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Hammacher Schlemmer’s unique end table has a recessed model of select baseball stadiums below its glass top. It has LEDs that mimic the lights of the featured ballpark. Choose from Yankees, Dodgers, Red Sox, Cubs, Indians, or Cardinals home stadiums.

Bedchill Overbed Table

Bedchill Overbed Table

Bedchill is a wheeled table that’s perfect for working, relaxing and eating in bed. Its height is adjustable, and it comes with a retractable power cable for its AC sockets, USB charging ports, LED lights and Bluetooth speakers. You can also use it as a regular table or console.

How to Make a Concrete & Walnut Table

How to Make a Concrete & Walnut Table

HomeMadeModern combined an expensive material – walnut – with an affordable base material – concrete – to make a beautiful and relatively easy to create table. He cast the space on the concrete where the walnut panels would be using acrylic sheets.

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