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Old 04-01-2012, 03:52 PM   #1
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Default New UDS and Finishing the table?

I just finished my newest uds and this time I made a table to go with it. I bought the table from Lowes as unfinished. I was wondering what I should use to finish it with. It is not going to be left out in the weather so I'm not sure if I should use a laqure(sp), stain, or just rub some minerial oil on it. Any thoughts. Thanks. Pic's coming soon

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Old 04-01-2012, 04:00 PM   #2
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Red Oak stain with some Thompsons water seal to protect it from any spills during cooking would be my advice.
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:19 PM   #3
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Mineral oil
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:47 PM   #4
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I like to use spar varnish sprayed on with a HVLP sprayer. It holds up well to any weather, once dry has is food safe, and lasts a very long time with a semi hard finish. The only issue with any finish will be it showing knife marks if you cut directly on it. Other wise spar is the way to go IMO
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Old 04-01-2012, 07:34 PM   #5
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New UDS w/ table


Peek inside, there is a 2nd grate below this one.


With the top half off to make it easier to get to the basket
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:22 PM   #6
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That is a unique uds. What is that made out of?
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