River Tables Today a Cable TV salesman came by the house and we ended up talking about his latest hobby---making river tables. He said the epoxy is very expensive, but people will pay a fortune for a table if done well. Told me to Google River Tables, so I did. It looks like a great way to make use of beautiful scrap pieces from sawed lumber. I think I like them better without the stark blue contrast, but that's just me. How to make a river table (in less than 3 minutes ).