I will be building my table pretty soon and it seems like most of y'all build your table out of cedar.
I plan on relying heavily on the Naked Whiz table plan and see that he used Oak.
Hopefully this table wil last a while, so if oak is better, I won't hesitate to use it, but if not, then I would rather save the money.
And the cedar that I see in Home Depot and Lowes has one side that is unfinished/rough. Is that the norm? Do you just put the rough side down?