Picture of Coffee Coin Table
In this day and age, saving change is a must & this table makes saving simple and supportive (because its a table).

Step 1: .

Picture of .
After sketching it out in my head, I made my cuts then sanded, stained, and polyurethaned  all the wood which was reclaimed or leftover.

While waiting on the wood to dry, I took an old broke brass drain cover and cut out one of the slots. After much filing, sanding, & polishing, it turned into a nice looking coin slot.

When the wood was dry, I cut a hole in the table top for the coin slot. 
mjd5 months ago

My brother-in-law has a gambling table of a type that was fairly common in bars back in the late 1800s. They were often made by breweries and provided to bars in the same way modern breweries provide tap handles and bar signs. At any rate there is a slot in the center and a can underneath for collecting the bar's take - each hand of poker cost the table a certain amount and a coin would be dropped into the slot out of each ante. I love this table. Good work!


I absolutely love this and as soon as I find a way to get a few pallets this is on my list. But I will add 2 more slots. One will be mommy and daddy's for that special night and the other will be for the boys. Help them save.
most stores will have them. not to hard to ask. njust make u wash off any crap thats there 4 first tho.
Kitaquwi1 year ago
Buen aporte y sabio consejo...sobre el ahorro
Please tell me what stain you used because that is an absolutely gorgeous finish.
iMac2 years ago
You can use the money that you saved in it, to buy a new table after you cut that one open to get the money out! Very clever...
jasonfehrs2 years ago
Great idea. Good instructable. Funny wit.
Makaela2 years ago
This is awesome if you are looking for a nice way to hide your money
That is a present that keeps giving, MONEY!!!
poofrabbit2 years ago
What a neat idea!
tipperblue2 years ago
Clever! I like it :)
nice one! :D i like it!
neo716652 years ago
how to keep an idiot busy, insert coin and wait..........
I'm saveing for a rainy day
foobear2 years ago
nifty, love it. mysterious coin slots are cool
put a sign on it "insert coin and wait for effect"
see how many friends you have sitting there for how long waiting for the effect that never happens.
a sign that says "insert coin for good karma"

I would have put a random button next to it, so when someone drops in a coin, they'd expect something to happen after pushing the button
randofo2 years ago
That's a cool idea. I have a bowl on my table with loose change. It's not really working for me right now. I deposit my change, and Dr. Girlfriend withdraws it. This table might help curb that.