For the first IKEA hack (pictures below), I assembled and customised the LACK coffee table with acrylic paint. I then polished it with several coats of wood oil finish.

For the second IKEA hack, I assembled and customised the LACK coffee table with acrylic paint. I then added a coat of high build epoxy which provides an extremely durable, high-gloss, glass-like finish.

It is extremely tough, hard wearing, and scratch-resistant.