How to build your own engine coffee table

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An engine coffee table – the first thing every petrolhead needs for their home. They make great talking points, and are surely one of the most useful ways to recycle an old engine. This book gives you the best advice for building your own table, with photos, clear instructions, and concise descriptions of all the work required.


Gergely Bajzáth has made a good number of engine coffee tables, and constantly enjoys positive feedback and comments about his work. Now, in ‘How to Build your own Engine Coffee Table’, he has decided to share his methods and tips with you, so that you can make one of your very own!
Whether in your living room, workshop, den, man cave, or girl shed, an engine coffee table is a great talking point, and is almost guaranteed to become the main topic of conversation when friends visit.
This book shows you everything you need to know to create your very own furniture centrepiece. From the best choice of engine base, to instructions on design and fabrication for appearance and safety. Hand painted finishes are covered, and a dedicated section shows how to safely plan, prepare, and fit a glass top for a serviceable, and safe, end result.
You’ll know that you want one of these tables as soon as you see the examples in the book!

About the author

Gergely Bajzáth was born in Hungary in the very late 70s. A petrolhead since his youth, Gergely studied steel construction after leaving school, and – never one to work in an office – went on to work in the construction industry in Germany, before arriving in the UK in 2005.
Highly experienced in metal fabrications, he started to make engine coffee tables in 2011, and has now made in excess of 50 different types, as well as other types of car furniture. After a few nice articles about his tables were published, the Saatchi Gallery bought and placed one of his V12 tables in its Saatchi Store in London.
Gergely is very happy to help you bulid your own table!

eBook details

eISBN: 978-1-845849-20-7 • eV number: eV4920 • Published: March 2016 • Language: English • Digital edition: First Digital Edition. Base eBook price: £7.49 / $8.99 / €9.99 (vendors may set their own prices, so actual prices may vary).
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Original book info

V4884 • Paperback • 27x21.5cm • £9.99 • 48 pages • 134 pictures • ISBN: 978-1-845848-84-2 • UPC: 6-36847-04884-6. Price subject to change, P&P extra.


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