5 Steps to Designing Epoxy River Tables

Written by: TheLumber Shack



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What is a Epoxy River Table?


Epoxy River Tables are growing in popularity with more and more woodworkers taking on the innovative trend. Simply put, a river table is two wood slabs bonded together by a “river” of epoxy resin flowing through the center. Every river table tells it's own story, with the owner personalizing it to them, in this article we'll walk you through how you can design yours using our website!

Steps For Designing Your Personalized River Table

Silver Pearl River Table
Galaxy Themed Spalted Maple River Table

Select Your Wood

There's multiple ways you can go about finding wood for you Epoxy River Table. Either shop from our handpicked River Table Sets, or shop our inventory! Every slab is accurately pictured and described so you know exactly what you're going to get, and can be used to make the river table you desire! If you find a slab that you love, or need help finding some options, contact one of our wood experts and they'll make it happen!

Choose Your Epoxy Color

When shopping from the handpicked River Table Sets we make it easy! On the product page you can see our display of various colors offered by the shop, but that's not all! If you don't see a color you love, or want to include a specific characteristic, you can communicate with a wood expert to see if we can do it! All you need to do is ask!

Choose A Finish


Now that you have your wood, and your river color chosen, you can select which finish you want. At The Lumber Shack we offer two different finishing options. Commercial Grade Gemini Indoor Satin Lacquer and Rubio Monocoat Oil Plus 2C - Pure. Both provide a durable and beautiful finish, while making themselves unique from one another, if you want to learn more, check out our blog explaining each one!

Blue River Table

Choose To Add Table Legs


One of the last things you need to do to complete your river table, is picking out table legs! Here at The Lumber Shack, we offer various Metal Table Legs, as well as Wood Bases that can be selected after designing you table. If you go with metal, you can even choose which color you want the powder coating! This is can match your river tables epoxy color, or go with a slick black, it's up to you!

Various Table Legs

Place The Order


Now you're done! The last thing you need to do is place your order! When in your checkout, you have the option to pay up front, or to take part in monthly financing through Affirm! Through Affirm, choose from monthly plans up to 24 months in the future, and start enjoying your table now! If you need help at checkout, feel free to reach out to one of our wood experts who are happy to help!

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