Have you seen the Ballard Design spool table? It’s really unique, but it’s $200. Dana at Crafted Niche made a similar table for $20 using a spool that she scored for $5, and some jute rope that she found at a great sale price.
Truth be told, I like Dana’s table much better than the Ballard table!
To see the details of how she made her spool table, visit Crafted Niche.