How to make a coffee table from logs and steel or glass with your own hands

How to make a coffee table from logs and steel or glass with your own hands

We have already shown how easy it is for ourselves and howdesigners use a similar idea. And today we have found another lesson for you how to make a stylish designer coffee table from logs with your own hands. Coffee table made of logs and steel do it yourself photoCoffee table made of logs and steel do it yourself photo

We need:

  • - Old dry logs (6-7 pieces);
  • - A sheet of smooth steel or glass;
  • - Glue, a hacksaw.

For crafts, you don’t have to use a new one,just felled tree. Traces of wind, water, stones, paths left by wood bugs, scuffs and other natural roughness can give logs a special charm. This is not an artificially aged tree, but a really old thing. And for contrast - we will use smooth shiny steel or glass. Wooden coffee table from improvised materialsWooden coffee table from improvised materials

Instructions

I came up with the idea of ​​this coffee tableItalian design company Riva. They made it darkened by time and water, cracked and in the footprints of bugs a tree with their calling card. And you, if you want, can repeat their idea, since making such a table is not at all difficult. Imagine how these logs stood for years in a lake or river, reflected in its waters. Presented? Now look, why do we need a sheet of steel or glass - it will be he who will play the role of “water” in the design of our table. Reflection, as in water, is a special feature of this table.Reflection, as in water, is a special feature of thislittle table Reflecting in shiny steel or refracting in transparent or even mirror glass, these logs will look like a real work of art. And to make such a table, you only need to saw each log into two parts, and glue between our halves our sheet of glass or steel. We saw logs into two parts and glue a sheet of glass between themWe saw logs into two parts and glue a sheet of glassbetween them And this time you should not follow the accuracy, on the contrary, our logs should not stand exactly horizontal, make them at an angle to each other. The only thing that should be exactly horizontal is a sheet of steel, and also at the same level there should be lower ends of the logs. We also recommend viewing:

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