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Make this "Lucite" table with Glaze Coat (a two part resin), a TV table base and a basic acrylic frame. Fill it with anything from fake bills to toys and glitter. It's up to you.

 
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Step 1: See the video tutorial

Step 2: You'll need

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You'll need

Famowood Glaze Coat

30 Fake bills

18" x 24" acrylic box frame

TV tray table with removable base

Minwax Polycrylic

Plastic cups and containers to mix the Glaze Coat

Latex Gloves

Step 3:

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Coat your fake bills with Minwax Polycrylic.

When they're dry, cut them out.

You'll need about 30 of them.

Remove the base from your TV tray table

Step 4:

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Prepare 2 cups of the Glaze Coat

Pour equal parts in two plastic cups

Stir in a separate container for 5 minutes!

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Pour the Glaze Coat Resin inside the acrylic box frame and spread evenly with a stick

Carefully place your fake bills face down on the resin Insert the table base into the frame

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Mix another two cups of Glaze Coat

Pour it in the frame and spread it evenly

Cover the table with a cloth and let it cure overnight

*Mine cured more quickly because of the heat outside

doodlecraft5 months ago

That's a fun table idea! :)

That is sweet! Do you think if you use pre-printed dollars, like you can buy from party stores, you would still need to coat them with Minwax Polycrylic?

Mark Montano (author)  Penolopy Bulnick6 months ago

Whatever you put inside needs to be coated with the Minwax, otherwise the resin soaks in the paper and darkens it.