I had two pedestal bases from a restaurant supply store that needed tops. I frequently use pine table tops from Lowes for paintings. They require minimum sanding and are glued together quite well and aren’t expensive. I didn’t want to just seal these bare pieces of wood so I painted these simple stripes, distressed and sealed them with Vermont Natural Coatings (one of my very favorite products). You use it like a urethane or a varnish. It has low VOCs, dries quickly and leaves a beautiful finish. I seal my paintings with this product and use different finish types (satin, semi-gloss, gloss) based on the type of piece.
So, in short order I have two new tables for my deck. I love Vermont Natural Coatings. I am not paid by them. However, Vermont Natural Coatings if you would like me to do some rep work for you contact me through this site.
From Website: “We use whey protein, a byproduct of cheese making, to displace toxic ingredients found in traditional finishes.”