This Fabric Formed Tea Table Project can be completed in a weekend with simple materials.
MATERIALS & TOOL LIST Materials for this project can be as simple as scrap from other projects. This particular Tea Table was built using material left around the shop. If you prefer you can use newly purchased materials, but the joy of fabric forming is in development of the design. If you have materials on hand you can use this same process to convert your design into a concrete masterpiece.
For this project you will need the following: Melamine Board or Other Smooth Base Scroll, Band or Jig Saw (For Round Cuts) Skill or Table Saw (For Straight Cuts) Screws ( 1/2" or less) Screw Driver or Preferably a Cordless Drill Small 90 Degree Simpson Ties (Minimum of 12) Staples Staple Gun (Manual or Pneumatic) Waterproof Silicone Caulk Standard Flat Bedsheet GFRC (Glass Fabric Reinforced Concrete) Mix 5 Gallon Bucket (Minimum of 2) Mixing Tub or Wheelbarrow 1/2" Drill with Mixing Paddle Decorative Features (Optional) Fiberglass Scrim Fiberglass Roller Small Trowel or Screed Chip Brush Thick Latex Kitchen Gloves Water Polisher (Optional) Hand Sanding Pads (Optional) Concrete Sealer (Optional) As Always Do Not Forget to Wear Appropriate Safety Gear for this project!
Step 1: Cut Frame Materials to Specs (Straight Cuts)