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Today on Modern Builds I’m experimenting making a metal coffee table base without any welding. I had a lot of fun trying this idea out and learned a lot in the process. I know it’s not as strong as a welded table, but is a great option for the casual DIY’er that doesn’t have the resources to weld. Make sure and watch the demo/explanation towards the end of the video before criticizing or critiqueing please. ALSO, I beefed up the written article for this project with a 3D model and step by step plans, so make sure and check that out if you plan on building this coffee table for yourself.
MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES:
3/4″Square Aluminum Tube: https://goo.gl/u6HqLP
5/8″ Square Pine Dowels: https://goo.gl/6h4khm
10 – 8′ Pine 1×4’s
3/4″ Angle Brackets: http://amzn.to/2FjiPrU
Epoxy I Used: http://amzn.to/2CJywHj
Wood Glue: http://amzn.to/2Fha9lF
Flat Black Spray Paint: http://amzn.to/2CHbzUW
Wood Finish: http://amzn.to/2qI1JAD
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Thanks for watching! -Mike Montgomery