Alien-Like Glow In The Dark Table

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     Everyone loves some good DIY home projects, especially one that yields some spectacular results and makes you feel as though you accomplished something.

    Mike Warren is a professional DIY-er as well a columnist for Dollar Store Crafts and he is sharing his ingenuity in this YouTube Video.  Mike shows us how to create a “photoluminescent” glow-in-the-dark table. Yup, I want one.

    Start with a piece of Pecky cypress wood with natural indentations

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    Cut the planks to size

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    The table can be however long or wide you want

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    Join the boards using glue and clamps…. 24 hours

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    It should look like this

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    Dig out fungus rot

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    Sand that baby down

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    Mask the bottom of the table before you pour the resin… this will keep it from leaking

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    Add scrape sticks around the edges

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    Resin and glow powder

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    Prepare it………..

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    Pour a mixture of resin and photoluminescent powder along the groves

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    Let it cure before removing strips and mask

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    Preliminary glow test

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    Clean up the edges

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    Finish sanding

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    Add polyurethane to give it that glossy finish
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    Add the base and some legs
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    And your table is complete
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