Budweiser Coffee Table

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Project by Cozmo35 posted 08-22-2012 12:54 AM 3736 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this coffee table at the request of my nephew. He asked that I put beer caps in the top. He also implied that he wanted me to use a two part epoxy to encase the caps. He has two little ones running around an is expecting a 3rd. I took into consideration that one day his wife would say “Get that Budweiser coffee table out of my house”. Because of that I used some tempered glass that my neighbor gave me. He got the two piece from a display case that was being thrown out. I built the table around them. It is a little over 4 feet long and 18 inches tall. The design changed about 10 times throughout the course of building it. I hope you like it. It is made form red oak.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#1 posted 08-22-2012 01:03 AM

Great looking – I like it – I just wish I had been around for the drinking party.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#2 posted 08-22-2012 02:52 AM

Looks like a well made coffee table. The design strikes me as a bit unusual, but then I am not a big beer drinker !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#3 posted 08-22-2012 04:04 AM

Love the design on the fly, work around whatchagot tactic. I think it’s a nice looking table but have to say your nephew has poor taste in beer… : )

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#4 posted 08-22-2012 04:28 AM

Very nice table, my brother would like something like this. Did you epoxy the caps down then just cover them with the glass?

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#5 posted 08-22-2012 11:38 AM


Great looking table – good lines and I like that it’s a little “beefy”.

BUT…....... Budweiser?? Why would ANYONE admit to drinking that stuff?

Maybe, one day, when he tastes a real beer, you can easily remove the glass and replace it with some decent bottle caps. ;-)

Great job!


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#6 posted 08-22-2012 12:30 PM

Don’t knock the diesel, Bob.

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#7 posted 08-22-2012 12:31 PM

Awesome work Mike! Im digging the beefy , yet clean look of this. I would of prefered a Sam Adams, but it looks killer none the less…

Good stuff bro!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 08-22-2012 02:47 PM

Good table, Mike.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#9 posted 08-22-2012 03:49 PM

Mike I like it! I have drank a few of them in my lifetime..well I could probably have had enough caps to make a hundred tables. :)
Great table, thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#10 posted 08-22-2012 08:22 PM

that’s the “King” of coffee tables right there, it is.

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#11 posted 08-23-2012 02:18 AM

Mike great job on the table. Very creative, love it!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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