DIY Guitar Pick Table

5 Materials
$200
8 Hours
Medium
DIY Guitar pick table top using epoxy resin and guitar picks. You'll need A LOT of guitar picks for this project. I actually have a video on how to make guitar picks if you decide to do this, it's much cheaper than buying guitar picks that are already made!
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I started off by sanding down the table. This was unfinished wood to begin with, so this process wasn’t necessary, but I wanted a really clean and smooth surface to paint on.
Make sure you know how you want the picks lined and how they will fit onto your surface before you start gluing it down. You could even draw up a graph, just make sure you won’t be able to see it once the picks are down. I put each row the same way. One row facing upwards, and the next row facing down.
The reason I glued these down first was to make sure they wouldn't move after I pour the epoxy on top. The mod podge goes on white and dries clear. Once you cover the top of the picks with the glue, you won’t be able to see what colors you put down until it dries, so make sure you lay out your picks before you glue them down.
We had to build a frame for this table so that they epoxy wouldn't spill over and we would have a clean finish. You can see that the border is higher than the guitar picks and that is to prevent spillage.
We poured epoxy resin on top of it and let it cure for 48 hours. Pictures really don't do it justice!

Suggested materials:

  • Epoxy Resin
  • Table
  • Natural paintbrush
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Laci Jane
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  • Gert Domber Gert Domber on Apr 10, 2020

    REAL NEAT.

  • Brianna Brianna on May 25, 2020

    it would be cool if you could put glitter or something fine in the epoxy so it looks like they're floating, i want to do something like that to revamp my desk and make it more like a vanity

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