See How This DIY Glow In The Dark Table Is Made

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This is a fantastic DIY project you can do at home, that will have your friends and neighbors talking for a long time! The end result is almost alien-like.

Meet Mike Warren – he writes for Dollar Store Crafts and wants to share his latest DIY project. Check out the steps below as he walks you through creating this photoluminescent glow in the dark table.

With some photoluminescent glow powder and clear casting resin, poured on beautiful hardwood, Mike creates a one-of-a-kind table that will blow you away. The glow substance charges in the sun and then glows bright blue in the dark!

Follow along as Mike shows you how the table is made from the very beginning right up to the very end!

1. Gather necessary materials:

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2. Measure for cutting the planks:

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3. Cut the planks to size:

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4. Use a plate joiner to join the planks:

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5. The joined planks:

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6. Remove the damanged pockets of the wood:

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7. Here’s what it looks like afterwards:

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8. Sand the surface:

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9. Prepare the board for the resin:

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10. Clamp acrylic scraps:

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11. You’ll need clear casting resin:

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12. And glow in the dark powder:

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13. Prepare the resin:

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14. Pour the resin into the cavities:

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15. A closeup of the resin:

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16. Let the resin cure:

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17. Remove masking tape:

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18. Initial glow test:

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19. Clean up the edges:

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20. Rough sanding the table top:

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21. This is what the table looks like so far:

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22. Few passes on the drum sander:

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23. Orbital sander to finish up:

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24. Creating a fence for the router:

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25. Routing the edges of the table top:

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26. Apply the polyurethane finish:

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27. Wet sand to achieve a high gloss finish:

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28. Transfer the anchor plates:

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29. Add the anchor nuts:

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30. Attach the legs to the table top:

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31. Install the table top:

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32. The finished product:

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