Plain Table to Train Table

This table went from a "plain table to a train table" (say that ten times fast, it's a bit of a tongue twister.)

I've had the wooden tracks and the Thomas Trains for a long time. The tables can get expensive, so I decided to repurpose a coffee table that I found on craigslist and turn it into a train table.
My baby turned three last weekend and he is obsessed with  choo choo trains.  I showed you the details of his train birthday party in my last post.  My goal was to have this table finished for his party, so all the wee little ones could play with it. 
This is what she looked liked before:
I forgot to take a photo before I started with the primer, so you can see the legs are half done.  I used a gray primer, because I didn't want to spend too much money and the gray  was less expensive.
  After priming the entire table, I spray painted it a red hot red.
My wonderful husband (and one of the greatest dad's in THE world) starting building the tracks. I wanted him to nail the tracks to the table, so I never have to build it again. (If you have little ones who LOVE playing with trains, then you know how many times the tracks fall apart and you know how many times you have to rebuild it.)  I decided the best way to avoid all of that is to have the tracks nailed down.  I bet you can use wood glue too, if you'd like.
 All aboard...
Chugga Chugga...
Choo Choo..
and the side by sides:
The train table got a lot of use the day of my three year old's birthday party and will be entertainment for my little guy for years to come.

My husband didn't use all the tracks that we have, so my plan is to get some baskets for underneath the table to store the rest of the tracks and the trains.

Who else has re-purposed a coffee table (or any table) lately? What have you turned it into?

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