This Beautiful Table Actually Starts To Glow As The Sun Goes Down

A piece of furniture can really change the dynamic of a room. Whether it’s meant to be a conversation piece, a practical addition, or a combination of the two, the right furnishing can go a long way in making your home special. A piece of furniture that could definitely make any room or dinner party more exciting is this DIY glow-in-the-dark table.

The table was made and designed by Mike Warren, a DIY-er and columnist for Dollar Store Crafts. It’s a beautiful table with streaks of blue scattered across the wood that begin to glow as the sun goes down. The best part is that it’s actually a pretty simple project. With a little bit of woodworking knowledge you can build one of these awesome tables for yourself.

 

It starts out with Pecky cypress wood. A board of it has naturally occurring depressions and holes that are perfect for the design of the table.

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After cutting the board to the proper specifications, the next step was to begin sanding down the wood to give it a smooth feel.

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He then used a mixture of resin and photo-luminescent powder to fill in the holes in the wood.

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As you can see, the cracks then give off an incredible glow.

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Here’s how the powder glows when in total darkness.

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After finishing the table with some more resin, sanding, and polyurethane finish, it was finally done.

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The finished product.

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Via therealdesigninspiration

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