One of the easiest ways to make an interesting coffee table is to incorporate a mirror. Reflection always gives a piece an ethereal feel, and cutting a mirror to fit your coffee table should not be too hard. Besides, the likelihood of having a few extra mirrors at home is high, so re-purposing one of them is a good idea.

Check out how to make a DIY mirror coffee table from 2x4s @istandarddesign

Tutorial: inmyownstyle.com

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