How To Make a Black Concrete Table
Use angle grinder to cut plate steel, use 1st piece as a guide to cut other piece.
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Cut 2 pieces of angle steel. Grind the ends so that they are the same length.
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Weld together the angle sections throughout the whole structure.
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Flip the base right side up & weld the outside seams. Add 4 pieces of steel flat bars to structure.
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Cut plywood & place in steel structure. Add in steel mesh & coat plywood with minwax polycrilic.
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Flip base over & screw in the plywood. Use silicone caulking to seal around edges of plywood & metal
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Level the table before putting in Quikrete concrete mix in the structure.
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Shovel in concrete into the mold.
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Let concrete dry and grind the concrete flush to the steel.
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Stain the concrete with some India ink with a foam brush. Let it sit for 5 min & add water to it.
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Once ink has dried, use rag to apply paste wax on the concrete & steel. Let sit for 10 min.
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What you'll need
Quikrete 5000 Concrete Mix
India Ink
Angle Grinder
Composite Deck Boards
Varathane Paste Wax
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