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Steel frame coffee table glammed up with stone

A simple tweak to get a high-end designer steel + stone coffee table

Instead of the really expensive designer powder coated steel coffee table with a porcelain top that I had seen, we decided to create the same look for less.

Materials:
IKEA NYBODA coffee table
NYBODA | IKEA.com

To start, we bought two NYBODA coffee tables. They come with a powder coated steel frame and a black/beige reversible particleboard table top.

We replaced the particleboard tops with two cut to size Neolith 8mm thick porcelain slabs, which we put on top of the two bits of MDF we had also cut to size.

faux stone coffee table - IKEA NYBODA
Faux stone coffee table

Total cost € 360,00 

~ by Mike and Tosca


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