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Instead Of Junking This Broken Marble Slab, One Guy Transformed It Into Awesomeness

Sometimes you have to take something from bad to worse to make it better. It sounds counterintuitive, but in the case of thrift store finds, like broken furniture and clothes, it”s often a necessary evil.

After finding an old, ruined marble top table at a second-hand store, this guy decided to take it home and see what he could do. In order to make it epic once more, he just had to get a little creative with his construction. Using the table”s flaws to his advantage, he ended up with a pretty amazing piece of furniture.

He bought a damaged marble top table from a thrift store for $9. To start…

He bought a damaged marble top table from a thrift store for $9. To start...

He broke the marble even more!

He then made a frame that would encase the marble top when it was placed back on the table.

He then made a frame that would encase the marble top when it was placed back on the table.

Once the marble was put in the frame, he filled in the cracks in the marble with a mixture of resin and blue glow-in-the-dark powder.

Once the marble was put in the frame, he filled in the cracks in the marble with a mixture of resin and blue glow-in-the-dark powder.

He decided to paint the table brown and blue to play off the finished effect.

He decided to paint the table brown and blue to play off the finished effect.

Here”s the finished product.

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Check out that glow!

Check out that glow!

The way the table glows in pitch-black is so cool.

The way the table glows in pitch-black is so cool.

(source Reddit)

I can”t believe he broke the marble even more, but it makes so much sense with this project! I never would have thought to do that. This table is sure to make whatever room it”s placed in much more awesome.