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how to make a coffee table top? Answered

My coffee table lost its glass top!. A new one costs $$$. How can I make one out of anything on my own without spending $$$.

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harry potter rules (author)2012-04-10

You can find/buy a used splash back and get professorial glass cutters to cut to adequate size.

You could order one at your preferred size from a website online.

The price to get glass cut is around £100-£150 or $159-$238. This is a rough estimate.

You could also order a new coffee table from a well known retailer like Amazon or Ebay.

Hope I could help answer your question! :)

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kylekosan23 (author)2011-08-03

you can use wood cardboard ya know

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canemaker49 (author)2009-07-18

I had the same thing happen with a kitchen table. i took a piece of 1/4" plywood and cut to size. it was one of those octogonal table tops so i measured 3 times and then cut, lol. i then sanded the entire thing and stained it. i glued pictures from national geographic magazine as place mats and also in the center. i then polyurathened it with several coats. we used for many years and it stood up fine. we moved and we bought a new table and i gave it away. the whole thing was cheaper than the glass. also safer for the kids, since they broke it to begin with, lol. good luck, maybe this will help.

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