Warren is a leading light in the ever-growing craft movement buoyed by websites like etsy.com and instructables.com where new craft ideas can be explained, bought and sold. On his website, Warren explains that his prototypes “blend functionality with whimsical absurdity and are documented to entertain a wide audience. The results can be messy, but they are always fun!”
All of that and more is visible in his extraordinary Glow Table, which not only solves the problem of how to improve knotted wood, but actually enhances the natural beauty of the material in a genuinely unique way. Warren demonstrates his ingenious technique of filling holes in the wood with luminous blue resin in this demonstration video below.
The results can be messy, but they are always fun!
The knots can be gouged out or enlarged
Glow powder is mixed with resin and poured in
The dried resin and table is gradually sanded
The table glows perfectly – even still at a rough stage
At nightfall the effect is especially impressive
The contrast of wood and glowing resin at twilight
The finished table is a talking point and an object of beauty
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A fascinating idea it may be, but are you ready to try this at home?