the base of the wonderful table that i got, the feet of my sofas and the teak birds that the original owners of this 1954 raised ranch epoxied to the fireplace are all dark dark dark.
black or espresso will go well, and we have so many of the chairs i can afford to make a few errors. (my hubby and i both had those pine tables).
ooh, nate - tinted poly works, and thanks for the indepth how-to! i can do that and satin finish it.....