|Forum topic by statoncj||posted 03-24-2012 11:33 AM||1174 views||0 times favorited||6 replies|
03-24-2012 11:33 AM
My son’s Eagle Scout Project requires him to resurface some outdoor training tables for a charity that provides companionship dogs to vets and those with disabilities. The tables and ramps will be outside permanently, and have to be at least 1/2” thick to support the weight of the dogs. I am trying to decided what the best material to use for this—- obviously MDF is out. I am thinking of using striated flooring board – the type you get at Lowes with the blue edge.
My concern is how to best seal the edges against moisture. The boards will be painted (with several coats of primer), but in my experience the edges is where moisture first gets in. Any suggests as to:
1) What material to use