hacking a classic coffee table
Step 1: Sanding Down the Faded Old Paint
with lots of patience i removed the old paint to reveal the wood underneath
Step 2: Adding the Infinity Mirror and Testing It
i didn't take detailing pics making the infinity mirror but as you can see in the finished table there is a mirror in the bottom of the table where a marble top used to sit .On the 4 sides i added a self adhesive rgb led strip with a remote controlled microcontroller and rigjt on top there is a two way mirror glass wich completes the illusion infinity mirror. I used a 12v 4 Ah rechargeable battery to avoid using a power supply with cables.
Step 3: Paint
i used a white color for the finish
Step 4: The Battery
underneath the table i build a case to hold the 12v battery and the microcontroller for the ledstrip
Step 5: Asseble and Admire !
As you can see when the lights are off it looks like a normal glass top coffee table! the ledstrip has remote controlled microcontroller so you can turn it on and off and change colors!