I have now applied two coats of teak oil to the table to seal it up a bit and hopefully this will help to reduce the amount of air bubbles that can show up during the epoxy application. I am still researching which bar top epoxy to use so it may ...
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Bit by bit and either with a palm sander or by hand, the table has been sanded to a nice smooth finish. 180 grit was that last I used and I felt that is sufficient for this project. I am quite happy with the progress and the way it looks. Now f...
As previously mentioned, all the inlay has been glued in and I have test sanded the outside edge as you can see with 60 grit. I need the heavy grit to get the old varnish topcoat off. I am using a combination of hand sanding and a palm sander.
The curled bits of inlay were carefully removed from the table and put aside. Then I used some water and a steam iron to heat the vacant areas and remove the old glue from the plywood base. I also used the same technique to remove the old glue f...
A neighbor of mine gave me this table as he is not a woodworker and felt he did not have the skills to refurbish it. So now I have another project. The table has no commercial markings on it so I feel that it was home made so...