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In the process of epoxy finish on 30 restaurant tables we built for a local brewery. This is the tester.
-- Joseph Stephens http://www.trimworxinc.com
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#1 posted 03-07-2012 01:38 AM
Mind if I ask what brand epoxy you use? It looks like it turned out nice.
-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com
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#2 posted 03-07-2012 01:43 AM
-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!
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#3 posted 03-07-2012 01:52 AM
Very nicely done. Epoxy is becoming my favorite medium to accent my wood work. Great table!!
-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark
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#4 posted 03-07-2012 03:54 AM
Very cool, what is the blue and black trim around the outside?
-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"
#5 posted 03-07-2012 04:09 AM
The blue is just masking tape to form a border for us to pour epoxy up to. After it is cured we pull it off and roll the sides with epoxy so it doesnt drip. I dont like the method where it flows over the edge. The black is a painted border to accent the black logo. I will post more pics once we are finished. We use epoxy from aero marine products out of san diego.
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#6 posted 03-07-2012 04:36 AM
Nice job on the epoxy. Where did you get those bases, I like em. From a local restaurant supply ?
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#7 posted 03-07-2012 06:28 PM
Very nice glass-like finish on top. I’ve played with epoxy on some frames I have built. Can you describe your procedure? Do you pour it in the middle of the level table, and use a plastic scraper to work it out to the edges and let gravity do the rest? Is it one pour or multiple? Thanks.
-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH
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#8 posted 03-07-2012 09:28 PM
I bet that finish is as tough as a basketball court, I’d like to try it out on a table or bar top.
#9 posted 03-08-2012 01:54 AM
Epoxy is actually easy to use. Pour it on if its a flat surface and spread it with a notched scraper. I like to pour in 1/8 inch thick coats. If there is an edge where drips would occur we roll it on in several coats till its thick enough for us. Epoxy I use self levels. We torch the epoxy really quick to pop bubbles 10 minutes after pouring. The hardest thing about epoxy is having a super clean area to apply it in.
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