VIDEO: My Friend Built This Table, You Won’t Believe Your Eyes When You See What It Can Do

Handcraft a table from Pecky Cyprus that has beautiful natural striations and a pocked surface that will wow your guests. In light, it looks like a gorgeous solid wood surface. Meanwhile, the table absorbs the light so that in the dark or semi-dark, it glows

Prepare the wood and craft the table using the standard methods of wood glue and clamping until dry and solid. Whittle out the natural voids. Then, using a photoluminescent powder mixed with clear casting resin, fill in the now-empty spaces.

Make sure to wear gloves. As you pour the resin into the voids and smooth the excess off. Allow the table to to dry. Use a planer to make the table flush, then sand. Don’t forget to finish the edges. Apply a coat of polyurethane and allow to dry.

Assemble using hand-made or store-bought legs. At your next backyard party, your guests will remark how amazing the table looks when day turns into night and it begins to glow.

The dark voids that looked like the natural grain of the wood in the sunlight will turn to luminous blue streaks at dark. This table is an interesting addition to an outdoor living space for the consummate entertainer.

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