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Table stain done. Finally!

I think I'm finally happy with my table stain. We will see after it dries. Hopefully can urathaine the top and screw the accessories back on.

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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,110
    I purposefully did not center the small egg hole. Didn't wanna clip two boards and I wanted space in front of the egg for maverick to sit.


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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    Looks great! Nice job =D>
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Nice table!
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • LoggerLogger Posts: 236
    Great Job...need to see pics when it's all put together and functioning.
    OKC area  XL - Medium
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,110
    @logger
    I really hope that's next weekend. I've got ribs planned and don't wanna do that on the patio ground. I wanna do it all right and perfect the first time before I put the eggs in it.

    Never have put urathaine on anything so i don't know what to expect but I want a thick layer of it.


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  • LoggerLogger Posts: 236
    I totally agree.  I thought at first that I could keep my mates (fold up shelves) clean all the time....YEAH, let me tell you how that worked out. 
    Do whatever... to prevent problems in the future.
    OKC area  XL - Medium
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  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,458
    Get the feel for the urethane by practicing on scrap wood. Good brush or roller are the most important. Table looks great. ;;)
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,697
    Nice table MCN

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    Large BGE. Small BGE Henderson, Ky.
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    It's about dagum time man! Just kidding looks dude. BTW I am jealous of the small. PS... How did you decide what stain to use?

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     LBGE,SBGE, and a mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,110
    Ha yea it's taken a lot longer than I'd expected. I went with the Olympic stains you had but didn't want solid color so I used the one below called tonor. It lets the wood come threw.


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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,290
    Looks awesome buddy. I like the hand-finished ends.
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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    Very nice, great color stain!
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,416
    Gx4 is correct. Buy the best brush you can. If you clean it well it'll last forever. Keep a wet edge or corner to corner when applying. Thin the first coat, second a little less, so on....quickly brush your area and then smooth it out. If you get a run and it's wet or setting up...leave it alone. You can remove it easier when it's dry...not cured, just dry.

    Table looks great.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,110
    @henapple
    do you mean cut it with some paint thinner? 


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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,416
    Yes, that would work. I forgot to add to sand between coats. Maybe 120 grit and then 220 between coat 2 and 3.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,110
    henapple said:

    Yes, that would work. I forgot to add to sand between coats. Maybe 120 grit and then 220 between coat 2 and 3.

    Sweet. Thanks man


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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,416
    poly will need some upkeep....it hates the sun. good luck and post pics....
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,110
    edited March 2013
    @henapple

    Edit:
    I have spar urathaine


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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,416
    good stuff but will need some maintenance. anything outdoors does. im jealous of the 2nd egg.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,458
    Over the years I have done a lot of furniture staining and refinishing. Along with good brushes and rollers is a good product to work with and I found Benjamin Moore and Sherman williams to be the best source of information and the best products. I have used home depot, min wax, and lowes products with some success but still prefer BM and SW. Good product good results. ;;)
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
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  • Nice! What did you use to get the hand finished ends on the boards to look so good?

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