Glass top dining tables are like small windows into creativity used to make the base. The glass provides an easy to clean, splash free surface, and the base can be saved from the wind, the dumpster or the garage. You can place a glass bite over an existing table, but do not limit your imagination. Create a perfect original dining masterpiece which is a meal conversation piece as well.
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Two buckets and an old door make good glass top dining tables, and you can keep them from looking for a degree apartment when painting and paints all wood, saw bag base and door of the same color. Remove the hardware from the door. Drill a hole in the door and every sawbuck, just where the two meet on both sides, and pound a short length of wooden stick into the hole so it is level with the door surface and hold the pieces in place. Cover the door with a sheet of custom cut glass for an original, shabby style dining table. A matched set of stylish chairs or a make set of chairs painted in different colors will finish off the dining room decor.
Bump a 1 to 2 inch wood plate into an old cast iron sewing machine base and cover it with a glass sheet. The wood can be oiled, distressed, painted or even decoupage because it is protected from spillage and blasting on glass top dining tables. The base is heavy enough to be extremely stable. In fact, you should place this table carefully because it will be difficult to move. Surround the table with stuffed chairs in rich fabrics for contrast, or stay industrial and modern and use cast metal chairs, Eames cast glass fiber chairs or clear “ghost” chairs let you admire the old-fashioned bass.
Reuse a vintage arcade game in an eccentric dining table with the simple addition of a glass top. The game is visible through the glass, turning each dinner into an instant, lively conversation. Set clear ghost chairs around the arcade table or look for cast metal chairs. Too much casual dining, wood stools distressed to look like old arcade games finds the perfect complement of the original table.