Coffee Coin Table

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

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Next I built the coin box and the bracket that holds it up, then I attached the legs and was done.  

The building of this table was an amazing journey & i'm a richer man because of it (because it saves money). 

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.
Kitaquwi7 months ago
Buen aporte y sabio consejo...sobre el ahorro
J.Reynolds098 months ago
Please tell me what stain you used because that is an absolutely gorgeous finish.
iMac8 months 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...
jasonfehrs8 months ago
Great idea. Good instructable. Funny wit.
Makaela8 months ago
This is awesome if you are looking for a nice way to hide your money
That is a present that keeps giving, MONEY!!!
poofrabbit8 months ago
What a neat idea!
tipperblue8 months ago
Clever! I like it :)
knarrenheinz8 months ago
nice one! :D i like it!
neo716658 months ago
how to keep an idiot busy, insert coin and wait..........
sickdevotee638 months ago
I'm saveing for a rainy day
foobear10 months ago
nifty, love it. mysterious coin slots are cool
arkangel197510 months ago
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"
explosivemaker10 months ago

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
randofo10 months 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.

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