Learn how to make glowing wooden coasters

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Coasters mostly are more practical than they are pretty, considering that their sole purpose is keeping your coffee table from getting damaged by sweaty glasses. But one Redditor turned a dead tree branch into the coolest drink coasters you’ll ever see with resin and some cool powder. 

He started out with four wood pieces from a dead tree.desktop-1432147462

He used a pencil to draw lines on the wood for the cracks.

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Next, he cut the wood into pieces.

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He taped the wood together with painter’s tape.

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And mixed resin and blue glowing powder. The solution will fill the cracks.

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Time to pour it!

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When the resin dried, he took the tape off, sanded the coasters, and covered them in polyurethane for protection.

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The finished product looks amazing!

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The project is simple, but the results are fascinating…

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And even cooler in the dark.

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