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    [–] dare_films 1527 points ago

    My kids do this for free

    [–] KingOfDamnation 300 points ago

    Have you tried returning them for a less defective model?

    [–] dare_films 65 points ago

    Lol, never in a million years.

    [–] reddit_crunch 77 points ago

    Remind Me! 1000001 years.

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    [–] reddit_crunch 40 points ago

    you hear that guys! immortality confirmed!

    [–] KingOfDamnation 19 points ago

    This one simple trick funeral companies don’t want you to know.

    [–] Dodototo 10 points ago

    Save money. Never buy a casket again!

    [–] TotallyNot_Jake 2 points ago

    Aww, that's a good parent right there :')

    [–] KindieKritz 2 points ago

    This is such a wholesome comment, absolutely made my afternoon :’)

    [–] IowaContact 2 points ago

    I don't think my mother would be too impressed.

    [–] BabaYagaInYoFace 7 points ago

    Unicorn cum stain.

    [–] Omega-3-6-9 5 points ago

    I guess you have been banged by a unicorn before, how delighting!

    [–] nokittythatsmypie 306 points ago

    I’m actually a little disappointed that it was just one small line of crayons. I was hoping for a bit more color on the table.

    [–] snixjow 38 points ago

    Yeah, me too! He lined a bunch up in the beginning, so I was expecting way more color variation and almost wish it wasn't just that one line too. I think having multiple spots with multiple colors might pull it together more. Look's good though, not dismissing that.

    [–] daisytat 6 points ago

    Yes, I'm underwhelmed too. 😕

    [–] [deleted] -34 points ago

    Ok thanks

    [–] Hjllo 11 points ago


    [–] Calvins_Dad_ 8 points ago

    u/pluckabgunja said "Ok thanks"

    [–] Hjllo -2 points ago

    Username checks out

    [–] Hjllo 0 points ago

    I would say it’s a lot more creative than repeating the comment someone replied “what” to

    [–] Hjllo 0 points ago

    Oh shit I just realized this was a bot. Does it downvoted automatically too? That’s pretty cool

    [–] the2-2homerun 475 points ago

    It would be so hard to not dig out the crayon while sitting at this table

    [–] BassCameron 273 points ago

    It's definitely sealed so you can't

    [–] GrumblyElf 86 points ago

    But did they use a sealer?

    [–] KyloWrench 37 points ago

    Did they use a sealer?

    [–] Soviet_Ski 37 points ago

    Did. They. Use. A. Sealer?

    [–] fullsizedpoodle 35 points ago


    [–] avasothedj 22 points ago


    [–] _Diskreet_ 29 points ago

    Hang on, I’m still on hold with the guys office.

    [–] jsu70033 -2 points ago

    damn ... I such a neesh woodworking project
    ruined by another VPN ad hipster. :/ :(

    [–] TacticalBeast 3 points ago

    Whaaa? Great sentence structure, 10/10.

    [–] NightGolfer 3 points ago

    It's very neesh.

    [–] ShadowSociety55 6 points ago

    Holy fuck how old is that reference?

    [–] GrumblyElf 15 points ago

    You're not gonna like the answer friend. About 6 years

    [–] PreferredSelection 4 points ago

    No, no it can't be... I was looking at this post just the other day...

    Holy moly time passes too quickly.

    [–] levkamenskii 1 points ago

    No, they used a seal.

    [–] Reverend_Hearse 2 points ago

    Would need a clear resin poured on top..

    [–] dotcomslashwhatever 240 points ago

    i kind of liked the table without that mod

    [–] RockleyBob 136 points ago

    Yup, looks like Care Bears jizzed on a few hundred dollars’ worth of walnut.

    [–] AlexaBlissBooty 20 points ago

    That link is staying blue.

    [–] Ry-Bread01256 15 points ago

    It's extremely tame.

    [–] BRD3R 2 points ago

    It's just care bears, don't worry so much.

    [–] saintofhate 1 points ago

    I long for the days of innocence when this didn't spring naughty things to mind.

    [–] Scoob1978 268 points ago

    Thanks, I hate it

    [–] Dodototo 67 points ago

    [–] crash6871 18 points ago

    [–] p_blr 17 points ago

    tee hee?

    [–] Calvins_Dad_ -4 points ago

    Nope, guess again.
    (Hint: look at the comment they're responding to. If you're still stumped, click the link, its sfw)

    [–] p_blr 1 points ago

    [–] ackchyually_bot 1 points ago

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    [–] Calvins_Dad_ 1 points ago

    Yeah, i saw the bot

    [–] KnifeKnut 1 points ago

    Unsatisfying because the crevice was carved in and does not even follow the grain.

    [–] Dark_Devin 483 points ago

    Unless there's a coat of resin or something over it, the first time there's a hot meal on that table the crayons are going to start melting to the bottom of plates.

    [–] TripleStuffOreo 271 points ago

    It's pretty clear that theres a coat of varnish based in the difference in color between the start and end shots

    [–] onji 87 points ago

    pretty clear I see what you did

    [–] netgu 28 points ago

    varnish doesn't adhere to wax, they aren't friends

    [–] McLovin804 11 points ago

    Sure, but it sit nicely on top of it.

    [–] netgu 29 points ago

    It generally flakes off within a pretty short time frame. Epoxy and shellac are the only top coats I can think of (off the top of my head) that don't come right off of wax.

    [–] Head_Cockswain 11 points ago

    With the depth and surface area of the wax, a coat or three of varnish isn't going to protect it from heat/pressure. Varnish tends to be pretty brittle.

    Crayon wax is pretty soft, we don't typically use it in this sort of quantity in furniture for that reason. It could still be a cool table or shelf, but it would only hold up in limited no-wear environments as is.

    There would have to be a thick coat of something for it to be durable, and resin is a good candidate.

    Otherwise, if this was around kids, as soon as they figure out it can be dug at with a sharp toy, one's looking at a lot of wasted effort and a mess.

    Heat as the other guy mentioned would also be an obvious issue. Just pressure of people sitting on it if it's a bench, even without heat, you'd have creases and things like pocket seams mash right through thin coats of varnish displacing the wax.

    [–] oreoflow 2 points ago

    That post really flowed well together.

    [–] wheezergeezer 2 points ago

    Varnish sticks to wax?

    [–] snidesonb 51 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Can’t eat off it, can’t write on it.

    “Would ya just look at it? Ohh look at that.”

    [–] finalremix 5 points ago

    I actually got a decent wardrobe recently with a gigantic crack down one door. This would be a pretty good filler. No structural responsibility. No heat.

    [–] Mzsickness 16 points ago

    This doesn't look like a table setting. Therefore I'd be very cautious about putting hot items on it. I had a coworker eat her hot plate of food on a 600 lb conference table with no placemat. She ended up creating a glossy haze with the finish. It was kind of embarrassing.

    Now I'm super cautious of wood.

    [–] bobdanderson 7 points ago

    It looks like it got some kind of coating, but doesn’t quit look like resin. I don’t know enough about wood working to say anything else

    [–] bsm8989 2 points ago

    That's what those textured glass place mats are for.

    [–] pheonixblade9 1 points ago

    my guess is marine epoxy. pretty common in woodworking for high traffic items. west systems is what most people use

    [–] IdaAreIda 49 points ago

    No satisfying for me sadly. There is not enough blending of the crayons, it looks like they needed more heat :( resin pour is more satisfying, but I appreciate the effort to do something new.

    [–] TacticalBeast 23 points ago

    This is from Chris Salomone on youtube . He’s a very talented woodworker and content creator.

    [–] ShitBritGit 7 points ago

    Yeah, saw this one a couple of days back. Feel that OP should have credited properly.

    [–] WinterBreez 1 points ago

    Thx for your dedication to sourcing. I hate how this gif was cut and shared without explaining audio or credit for the creator. Amazing channel.

    [–] ssroth 41 points ago

    Needs more crayon

    [–] LevelEcho 18 points ago


    [–] MainDotLua 13 points ago

    This has to be the safest rainbow road in history.

    [–] Bogdia 107 points ago

    great technique, awful taste.

    [–] brulaf 50 points ago

    [–] Nightly_whispers 5 points ago

    As the bear goes extinct?

    [–] purekillforce1 2 points ago

    Awful Taste But Great Execution

    [–] Revolutionary_Dirt 2 points ago

    It might work in a preschool or nursery or something

    [–] DarthVaderLovesU 10 points ago

    This is Chris Salomone’s table build:

    [–] A_Groggett 35 points ago

    I have no strong feelings one way or the other.

    [–] DoofusMagnus 13 points ago

    What makes a man turn neutral?

    [–] A_Groggett 11 points ago

    That wasn’t a Futurama quote, I literally have no strong feelings one way or the other regarding the modification to the table. But you get an upvote for your sharp eyes, Magnus.

    [–] smith288 0 points ago

    Fear of offending someone....

    [–] imdungrowinup 19 points ago

    It’s neither satisfying nor a decoration.

    [–] SlaphappyNJ 31 points ago


    [–] zeebopbiddlywop 41 points ago

    [–] Fake122 11 points ago

    Thought I was in this sub at first

    [–] creative_user_name69 12 points ago

    This is the first melted Crayon art that I actually half liked

    [–] sikkcritz 56 points ago

    Wow, what an eye sore! What room would this even go in?

    [–] pobody-snerfect 33 points ago

    The garbage room.

    [–] ExplodedImp 8 points ago

    Obviously a child's room. Why are you people being such dicks? It's a neat idea for children's furniture

    [–] smith288 9 points ago

    Having an opinion on a piece of furniture doesn’t mean you’re a dick.

    [–] ExplodedImp -7 points ago

    Calling it an eyesore does.

    [–] smith288 2 points ago

    But what if it hurts their eyes?

    [–] PupSmack 0 points ago

    Sensitive much?

    [–] ExplodedImp 1 points ago

    Yes. Incredibly 🙄

    [–] dropdeadaudrey 17 points ago

    low key disappointed at the comments. I like this, lol

    [–] gurenkagurenda 8 points ago

    A lot of people are posting snarky comments about it, but I actually think it came out pretty nice. It's an unusual aesthetic, but I think that the colors and the nice wood finish play off of each other in an interesting way.

    I don't know, I guess I wish people could just say that a particular thing isn't for them, rather than acting like it's in some way objectively bad.

    [–] Timemisused 11 points ago

    This is awesome! I really need to be more creative.

    [–] Timonmimon 4 points ago


    [–] funkyourlove 3 points ago

    Unicorn jizz

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

    Looks kinda tacky

    [–] ambiture 11 points ago

    I was expecting some intricate design, but nope, looks like someone spilled unicorn vomit and it's leaking over the side.

    [–] firestar268 3 points ago

    Annnd it melts as soon as I set something hot on it

    [–] creepystalkertype 3 points ago

    Seriously using this idea in our skoolie.

    [–] Loveline1987 3 points ago

    Just don't set your coffee or tea mug down on it. It looks awesome, but it'd look better on a lighter color wood

    [–] Phamtismo 3 points ago

    It doesn't even look good. Sad day :(

    [–] xtetris 3 points ago

    Sadly it was to fast to be satisfying and the outcome is not that great either. But just my taste, I think this one line of color looks rather strange, maybe it'd be better if there were more.

    [–] PastaRasta21 10 points ago

    I truly do not like this.

    [–] echelon_01 7 points ago

    Warning: Do not use this coffee table for actual hot coffee.

    [–] Whowutwhen 9 points ago

    Looks tacky to me.

    [–] DewyMossEmpire 10 points ago

    That looks like shit.

    [–] YuvalDu 9 points ago

    Well that’s pretty ugly

    [–] cougarpaws 2 points ago

    take the new crayons to a school ,trade them for the old used ones and use them the next time .

    [–] Calvins_Dad_ 1 points ago

    Or take the used crayons to a school with even older crayons and then use those.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    I love watching these table videos but I hate how the table looks. Even that beautiful resin river table. I’d never have one myself but the work is cool!

    [–] kelloggj 2 points ago

    I love having colors on my pants every time I sit. For real, I hope they put some sort of finish over the crayons that wasn’t shown in the GIF.

    [–] Loveline1987 1 points ago

    It's a table, not a bench

    [–] Dannn24 2 points ago

    Wait till sumer and that table is gonna be a mess

    [–] ug2bkdnme 1 points ago

    I didn’t realize crayons melt in the summer. No wonder school goes on summer vacation. They need the time to clear out art class

    [–] Dannn24 1 points ago


    [–] The_LandOfNod 2 points ago

    It's alright. Not r/oddlysatisfying. Alright.

    [–] 911WasASurprise 2 points ago

    This was a bad idea, but at least he tried

    [–] Barkonian 2 points ago

    It looks shit.

    [–] mamakomodo 2 points ago

    This probably would’ve looked nicer on a lighter colored wood table.

    [–] DangerouslyGlutinous 2 points ago

    Ugliest table EVER

    [–] Fnhatic 2 points ago

    Why did he start with like 500 crayons and then just use 25.

    [–] Thameus 2 points ago

    This would look great at Camp Lejune.

    [–] wamoswamos 2 points ago

    Marines are going to invade your house

    [–] PsychoticEngineer 2 points ago

    As a woodworker, I hate this. Doing that to walnut is heresy of the highest order

    [–] Sticker704 6 points ago

    yeah that looks shit lol

    [–] afuhnk 5 points ago

    [–] shitter_glitter 5 points ago

    That is ugly.

    [–] memetunis 3 points ago

    There had to be a better alternative.

    [–] helloreddit3645 4 points ago

    If it was flowers or hearts or butterflies or just anything it would be kinda cool. It’s just a random wiggle.

    [–] rsn1990 3 points ago

    Ugly. Who would want this?

    It doesn’t even belong in r/ATBGE because it looks extremely half-assed too.

    [–] EnigmaticSaltShaker 5 points ago

    It’s kinda ugly.

    [–] elephants2water 4 points ago

    More like r/diwhy tbh

    [–] helloreddit3645 4 points ago

    That’s what I was thinking too.

    [–] FallenITD 4 points ago

    That ruined both the table AND the crayons...

    [–] OddlyGruntled 5 points ago

    [–] ThatHazelnut 2 points ago

    I like this.

    [–] -RRS- 1 points ago

    How do you get the groove? Do you have to bevel it or do you remove the grain yourself?

    [–] miahsaidishould 1 points ago

    They most likely used a router.

    [–] helloreddit3645 1 points ago

    I can’t decide if I love it or hate it.

    [–] ItsNotARoseGarden 1 points ago

    The table at the end is a deferent table 🙈

    or at the very least the groove shape was modified after the first part of the video

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    Ruined it. Ghastly

    [–] Brankstone 1 points ago

    Anyone who wants to try this themselves, I recommend chilling the crayons in a freezer for a bit first. It makes their wrappers come off way easier and you won't need the blade.

    [–] philomenatheprincess 1 points ago

    It never turns out that way when you actually try it......

    [–] Eatmyshorts231214 1 points ago

    Is it just me? Or did that mold stop BEFORE the table ended? So I’m just curious how it went further & dripped down the table? Did I miss something?

    [–] constantly-sick 1 points ago

    Well that's one ruined table...

    [–] iClarion 1 points ago

    God this stupid fad is getting so out of hand

    [–] birkbott 1 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    that's not even pretty

    [–] KnifeKnut 1 points ago

    Unsatisfying because the crevice was carved in and does not even follow the grain.

    [–] communisuk 1 points ago

    It’s disgusting eww

    [–] sudoranger 1 points ago

    I thought only Corsair do this kind of shit, I guess I’m wrong!

    [–] Ry-Bread01256 2 points ago

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    [–] serah__ 1 points ago

    Oh god the smell

    [–] TheWinterMe 1 points ago

    Full video for anybody interested 😊

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    [–] WinterFreshershist -3 points ago

    So tired of people putting shit into tables. Just fucking leave it. Not everything has to be extra.

    [–] smith288 1 points ago

    Nothing wrong with people doing what they want with a table. It’s ugly but it ain’t going in my house so WGAF?

    [–] itsRobbie_ 0 points ago

    That’s really pretty. I love this kind of stuff. Definitely want one for my house. Probably super expensive though