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My fiancĂ© is living in the basement apartment where we will both live after we get married in May. I made some benches out of pallets for our reception and then got the idea to make a table to hold our microwave, George Foreman etc. it is made out of mostly used wood from crates and pallets. There are a few finishing touches like putting a good finish on the top and attaching the top shelf to the table top. I am going to put in some metal dowels as well as some angle brackets with screws so I can remove the top later. If anyone has an idea of what to put on top for a finish that will seal it all up and protect it from heat and also food spills, I’d love to hear them.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 523 days ago

Fine job.

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davebulow

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#2 posted 523 days ago

This is really nice, Kevin! Great work! Out of interest, I’m assuming you stained it that shade – what exactly did you use?

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Kevin

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#3 posted 523 days ago

I actually just used a couple of cans of spray paint that I had in the garage. I’m not sure if that was the best idea. I’m pretty new to this whole thing. Should I have used a primer first? Or do you have any other suggestions?

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davebulow

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#4 posted 522 days ago

Wow, spray paint? From the picture it looks awesome – like really old dark oak. I’m afraid I can’t give you any suggestions on finish or anything because I’m new to this too! Keep up the good work – I’m sure if you ask on the forum someone will give you good suggestions for finish. Very rustic looking! Well done

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