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Penny Tiled Table

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Side table found at the thrift store and repurposed. Tiled with pennies and covered in epoxy to make a smooth place for drinks with out needing a coaster. http://www.witwisdomandfood.com/2013/05/lucky-penny-or-pennies.html
The table shortly after it came home from the thrift store. The center had cheap linoleum that was peeling at the corners
The table shortly after it came home from the thrift store. The center had cheap linoleum that was peeling at the corners
I painted it with Martha Stewart Plumage and attached the pennies with gorilla glue
I painted it with Martha Stewart Plumage and attached the pennies with gorilla glue
After the pennies were dried I put tape around the edge and poured in the epoxy. The tape helped keep the epoxy where I wanted it.
After the pennies were dried I put tape around the edge and poured in the epoxy. The tape helped keep the epoxy where I wanted it.
When the epoxy had cured enough to not be oozing I peeled the tape off and then waited a day for it to cure more. Then taped it off and sanded spots where the epoxy had leaked a little and added a second coat of paint
When the epoxy had cured enough to not be oozing I peeled the tape off and then waited a day for it to cure more. Then taped it off and sanded spots where the epoxy had leaked a little and added a second coat of paint
The finished project has a nice clear coat and I can set my coffee cup on it with out worrying about a coaster
The finished project has a nice clear coat and I can set my coffee cup on it with out worrying about a coaster
The finished project
The finished project
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  • Barb
    on Jan 16, 2017

    Oh thank you! I am SO doing this! Beautiful!

  • Barbara Kautz Roberts
    on Jul 19, 2017

    I am going to use this technique to cover the bottom of a wood serving tray.
    Thanks for the good information!
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