Top Gear Coffee Table Walkaround

This has been on of the most popular articles on my site. However I never did do a fantastic job of taking pictures once the project was completed. So now after nearly 2 years of daily use in my living room here is a video walkaround.

 

Top Gear Coffee Table

BBC's Top Gear stripped down Jaguar V12 coffee table

BBC’s Top Gear stripped down Jaguar V12 coffee table

On the BBC show Top Gear, they have a table fashioned from a Jaguar V12 engine block that sits in the center of there interview area. After purchasing my house in July of 2011 the first project I wanted to tackle was my own version of this iconic table.

Jaguar engine blocks are not readily available therefore they are not very affordable in this part of the world. I searched Craigslist for an aluminum block V8 and ended up finding the perfect donor.

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