How to Make a Tree Trunk Glass Coffee Table
Making your own glass coffee table from a tree trunk is a great way to bring some rustic charm and character to your living space. With a few simple steps, you’ll be able to create an attractive, unique piece of furniture for your home.
Things You’ll Need
- Tree trunk
- Glass top
- Bolts and nuts
- Heavy duty scissors
- Drill and drill bits
Step 1: Cut and Sand Tree Trunk
Using a chainsaw, cut the tree trunk into a flat, tabletop shape. Then, use a sanding tool to smooth and evenly sand the trunk. You should also use a vacuum cleaner to remove sawdust and other debris from the trunk before you leave the next step.
Step 2: Drill and Insert Bolts
Using a drill and appropriate drill bits, make 4 holes into the trunk. Then, insert some bolts and nuts into the holes to attach the glass top to the trunk. Once you’ve done this, make sure to tighten the nuts to secure the glass top.
Step 3: Finish and Seal
Use a heavy-duty scissors to shear away any bark and other imperfections from the trunk before finishing the table. Then, give the trunk a few coats of polyurethane to seal and protect it from the elements.
Step 4: Assemble Table
Finally, assemble the table by connecting the glass top to the trunk using the bolts and nuts. Once the table is assembled, lift it to its desired location and enjoy your new rustic, tree trunk glass coffee table.
Making your own tree trunk glass coffee table is a great way to give your home a unique touch and add a bit of rustic charm. With the right tools and supplies, it’s easy to make your own tree trunk table in a few easy steps.