We were going to throw out a bunch of old CD's when I remembered we had this coffee table sitting on the back porch gathering dust... Very happy with the end result!

Step 1: Getting Down to Business

Once I had sanded the table down a bit I painted it black. Then I got to cutting up the CD's, this was actually harder than I thought, you need strong, sharp scissors! (Some CD's would not cut they sort of splintered, generally the rewritable ones, I gave up trying with those and threw them out)

Step 2: Putting the Puzzle Together

I arranged a small section of the CD pieces at a time and used a small spot of glue on the back to keep it in place. Slowly the table came to life.

Step 3: Finishing

To seal without losing or dulling the reflecting surface of the CDs I used 2 part epoxy resin. I was worried as I had never used this before but it was really easy.

<p>stunning! I've also tried old cd diy crafts with students, and yes, they can be a pain to cut! Your labor is appreciated! Thanks for sharing!</p>
<p>Wow, that table looks fabulous! TYSM, voted &amp; favorited, GOOD LUCK! </p>
<p>I always loved the redone CD things. Nice Work!</p>
<p>I've been meaning to try this for ages. Thanks for the tips.</p>
<p>Great looking table design. I think that this would be especially good for an outdoor table where it can really catch the sunlight.</p>
<p>yes its hard to capture the reflections in a photo but it looks great when the light shines on it</p>
<p>Don't forget to enter the <a href="">Trash to Treasure Challenge</a>! </p>
<p>Thanks, will do :)</p>

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