Ideas For Creating Upcycled Tables, Desks and Workstations: The base of an old coffee table and a salvaged door found at a resale shop were cleaned up then attached. A new piece of glass was laid upon the top to create a beautiful new table. From
To give the new wood and aged look, I used a vinegar and steel wool solution to oxidize the wood. The vinegar that has had steel wool soaking for several days, reacts with the tannins in the wood and gives it a dark gray weathered look.