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Have a new cypress table looking for pics

grillkinggrillking Posts: 16
edited 4:54PM in EggHead Forum
Got a new BGE table and am looking for some pics to help me decide the stain color. Any that you have would appreciated.
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 8,008
    Look on the egg table forum (top of the page), or go to the naked whiz...

    http://www.nakedwhiz.com/TableGallery/tables.htm

    Or just do a google image search
    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

    "Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic." Bourdain
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  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Plenty of pics available as mentioned above, but a natural finish with spar varnish is hard to beat :)

    Capt Frank
    Homosassa, FL
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  • krickskricks Posts: 244
    grillking,

    I just finished a cypress table. I used Cabot Jarrah Brown. Then 3 coats of urethane.

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  • JCinGAJCinGA Posts: 139
    If you don't stain it and it's going to be outside I would suggest using Minwax Clear Shield. It protects the wood much better than urethane.
    Jim
    JCinGA
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  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    Beautiful table but you night want to consider feet between the egg and paver.

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  • krickskricks Posts: 244
    Thanks for the compliment and feedback. A good point and one I hope I learned from reading about other people's problems with that. Instead of pavers I used 1 1/2" firebrick. These are set on 1x4's that are mounted vertically for strength and ventilation. I've run the Egg at 700 degrees a few times and once at 400 degrees for 4 hours. The underside of the bricks were as cool as the other side of the pillow. I posted a more complete set of photos on the table forum just this afternoon.
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