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Old 06-29-2010, 11:40 AM   #1
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Finishing a Picnic Table


Looking to finish up my picnic table tonight or tomorrow evening. Would like to have it ready for Saturday. I am not sure how to finish it. Stain, Paint, water sealer, etc?

Should I give it a good sanding? Can I just use sandpaper? How many coats should I apply and how long to wait until it dries?

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What kind of wood ?

I routed all the edges & sanded
I used PT so I have not sealed it or stained it

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Second that, if you used pt probably should let the wood dry out before staining it. It can still be used for the weekend, i'd throw a table cloth over it to protect it some from juice stains, etc...
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Actually not sure what kind of wood it is. It was a kit from Kents Hardware store. Comes with all the supplies, materials and instructions to assemble it. Haven't had a chance to fool around with it yet so I am not sure if it explains further in the manual.
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