How to Make an LED Concrete Table with a Built-in Cooler

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How to build a concrete table with LED lights and a built in beverage cooler. DIY Pete will show the main steps needed to build a concrete table including making the mold, pouring the concrete, and polishing the concrete top. This is a free concrete table tutorial and the full version can be found on MakeZine.com.

For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out:
http://www.diypete.com/ledtable

Build the mold out of Melamine. Assemble the mold. Pour the concrete. You may have seen some of the other videos I’ve created in the past about making concrete counters. I show a couple different methods of how to finish concrete. Here are the other two videos in case you are interested in starting to work with concrete. Let the concrete cure.

Remove the mold and flip the table. Polish the table using a concrete wet polisher. Seal the concrete.

I built my table base using FREE plans from Ana White over at Ana-White.com. Here is a link to the plans and she also has a downloadable PDF. The table is modified to fit the concrete top and so the lights can be strung under the trough and the coasters. I modified Ana’s plans by using a 2×10 for the stretcher and 2×8’s for the horizontal end pieces. 2×6’s are used for the vertical part. Here is a basic diagram of the sizing adjustments. Please use Ana’s plans to help with assembling.

Add LED lights and some ice! The trough is 36 inches long, 6 inches wide, and 7 inches deep. So it will hold plenty of beverages!
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