Driftwood on the outside and cut the tops of logs for the top piece. Add a piece of glass on top. Would this work around a base of two tires with a cheap round wood table top and bottom? Add wheels on the bottom?
Table made from wooden magazine holders. What if you stacked several layers of these and maybe skipped the base. What a great way to store magazines you are reading! From IKEA Hackers: KNUFF Transformable Coffee Table