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My new egg table and

Smokin-AJ'sSmokin-AJ's Posts: 99
edited 9:43AM in EggHead Forum
I am debating whether or not if I want to paint it or leave it as it is... a great looking treated material table. What would you do? Would you paint it or leave it alone?

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  • BobSBobS Posts: 2,485
    Personally, I think it needs some kind of protection, but you can decide whether you leave the natural wood or paint it.
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    Clear coat it

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  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    If it is made of pressure treated lumber you need to let it dry out for a few months before you stain, seal, or paint it.

    After it dries you should protect it - at least the top. A clear urethane will protect the wood and will keep grease and other stains from penetrating it, making it easier to clean.
  • That looks really good!!
  • Cpt'n CookCpt'n Cook Posts: 1,917
    After waiting six months use 4-5 coats of Minwax Helmsman Spar Polyurethane. It will hold up a lot better than reg. poly.
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  • looks great
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    Nice table Cpt'n
  • my egg table is the new type of treated materials. I really don't have to wait till it drys because it is dry now. That is how it is manufactured nowadays.

    I found a pretty 5 dollar gallon of Behr paint stain at the local home depot. It's a paint type stain. Not that minwax stuff. It almost looks like paint but it is a stain. Apparantly someone did not like the color tint and left it in the store so they could not put it back on the shelf. I may just paint it and be done with it and then take my egg out of the nest and put it into the table.
  • Pat: What product did you use on that table?
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