how to make a resin river coffee table

How to Make a Resin River Coffee Table

Creating a unique, custom made coffee table doesn’t have to be hard. Follow this guide to transform a simple, plain tabletop into a beautiful resin river coffee table.

Tools and Materials

  • Plywood or other large flat surface
  • Epoxy resin
  • Pigment and metallic powder
  • Painter’s tape
  • Stirring sticks
  • Protective gloves
  • Saw
  • Table legs

Step 1: Prepare the Wood

Using your saw, cut and shape the wood into the desired size and shape of your coffee table. To create the river pattern, use painter’s tape to divide the wood into sections.

Step 2: Mix the Resin

Combine the epoxy resin and any pigment and metallic powder you are using in a bowl, following the instructions on the packaging. Make sure to use protective gloves while handling the resin.

Step 3: Create the River Design

Carefully pour the resin onto the wood, gradually filling the sections you’ve outlined with tape. Then, using stirring sticks, create the desired river pattern.

Step 4: Wait for the Resin to Set

Allow the resin to cure for 24 hours or according to the instructions on the packaging.

Step 5: Attach the Table Legs

Using your saw, cut and attach the table legs to the underneath of the table.

And that’s it! Enjoy your custom made resin river coffee table.

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