Need Coffee Table Makeover IDEAS! Please


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Old 08-30-12, 07:31 PM
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Need Coffee Table Makeover IDEAS! Please



I was thinking about making over this coffee table...I don't think it's capable of sanding and staining. I think it's particle.

I was thinking of, putting a sheet of glass on top so I can add some photography in there, but. It's $50 for the glass. I am wondering if I should just get a new coffee table.

Hmmmm. Suggestions PLEASE and thank you!
 
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Welcome to the forums! It depends on how "in love" you are with the table. Is it a hand-me-down from a great grand parent? If not, you could possibly lightly sand it and repaint it. Yeah, glass would cost as much as the table is worth, but would add a good decorative accent with the pictures under it. It is a good size and height for where you have it, and no more than a quart of paint and some sand paper would cost, it may be worth repainting. It doesn't appear to be particle board. I notice bread board edges, which indicate a pine top and frame.
 
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Old 08-31-12, 07:44 AM
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Acrylic might be cheaper than glass to cover it.

My thought if it were mine would be to fill the defects with joint compound, prime and paint.
 

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Thank you.

Thanks for the replies.
I might definitely repaint it, as you both mentioned.
Thank you for the welcome, and the responses!
 
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Is that rope accent along the front side? Maybe you could find some fairly inexpensive tiles, ceramic, and glue them to the top and add a sisal rope trim arounf the tiles for edging? Then paint the bottom part of the table a complimnetary color to match the tiles?
 
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Old 09-05-12, 08:07 PM
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It's a basket underneath for storage. Not too crazy about the tile idea. But, thank you for the idea.
 
 

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