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Forum topic by Alonso posted 10-05-2009 08:21 PM 742 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-05-2009 08:21 PM

Topic tags/keywords: picnic table protection


I’m almost done building a picnic table out of DF, it will be spending the rest of its usefull life under the sunny days of LA.

What will be the best protection I can apply to it to make it last longer under those conditions; sun and rain ?

Thanks to all for your advices.


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#1 posted 10-05-2009 08:23 PM

I’m no expert, but I would think either paint or a decking stain of some variety. I have some experience with the Cabot series of deck stains, but not on pine.

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#2 posted 10-05-2009 08:29 PM

Hey Alonso
I would suggest Spar varnish. I think the brand I have used is Man o war.

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