Sealer for kids dining table

Old 07-18-16, 09:30 AM
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Question Sealer for kids dining table

Hey guys,
I plan on building a little dining table for my son. I plan on staining the wood and am curious what I should put on top of that. He is not yet 2 years old and is a very messy eater... so the surface will have food on it that he will end up eating. So I need something safe for him.
Any thoughts?

Old 07-18-16, 09:31 AM
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Three coats of polyurethane, lightly scuff sanding and removing sanding dust between coats.
Old 07-18-16, 10:07 AM
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I agree, poly is about the toughest clear finish available to most of us. Oil base poly dries to a harder film than water based does. Assuming you won't be cutting food directly on the table top most any finish will be safe.

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