Making rustic looking wooden coasters for your drinks is a fairly simple DIY project.
The idea actually comes from a YouTube video by ThisWoodworker and I want to highlight some of the key points and also encourage you to ‘call an audible’ if needed and make your own customizations to the coasters.
After all, it’s going to be in your house, right?
First thing’s first. Gather up all the tools and materials for this project.
- Various colors and types of scrap wood all around the same length
- Wood Glue
- Large clamps to hold wood together
- Band Saw
- Router Table
- Round-over Bit
- Sand paper or sanding tool
- Lacquer to finish with
Here are the 8 steps to follow:
1. To start with, first arrange the scrap wood into a pattern that you find attractive and joint them together so that they will fit seamlessly when you start gluing.