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Forum topic by bensaw posted 05-16-2009 01:38 AM 771 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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bensaw

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05-16-2009 01:38 AM

My wife and I spotted this little guy in the garbage yesterday and took it home. The idea is to put a top on it and use it for my son’s craft table.

What would you use for such a tabletop? Something durable and smooth is ideal….

Also what would you do to refinish it?

Thanks!

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CoolDavion

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#1 posted 05-16-2009 05:35 AM

I’m guessing that you also want a top that is easy to clean.
Do you have a Habitat for Humanity Restore or another building materials recycling place?
You could look there for a laminate countertop.

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#2 posted 05-16-2009 05:42 AM

Why don’t you just remove that top, sand the finish off and refinish with poly?

Craft table? Like working with small parts?

After you sand it down. put a raised edge on it (so parts don’t fall off the table) and then finish with poly.

My $.03

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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