re-finishing meranti table with EMC clear coat

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re-finishing meranti table with EMC clear coat

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decided to refinish my outdoor table using the EMC clear. Table is made from reclaimed meranti from old pallets, I made it a few years ago and its been used outside since then. There are a few coats of epoxy over the wood, then I used S3 clear LPU over that. Table gets abuse (plays the roll of craft table for children) so I fist sanded scratches out with 180, then went back over it with 320. Then I simply rolled about 2 ounces of the EMC topcoat over top and.... 8O 8)

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Wow, that came out like new! Nice

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Joel,

Do I need to buy an activator for the clear coat or is it just 1 part? Now that my boat's primed I figure I better add my wood accent pieces now before topcoating everything.

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yes, you need the two parts, plus some reducer.....

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Wow, that's nice :!: 8)
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Thanks Joel. Love the table by the way. That's one heckuva crafts table 8)

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After some of the other projects around here are wrapped up, I have a bigger/longer table in mind. I have a ton of solid meranti pallet wood saved up 8)

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Very nice pallets 8)

So there was still plenty S3 LPU left on there when you rolled and tipped the EMC over it?

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Yes, Im sure there was, I just sanded the surface with 320. It probably took most of the S3 off

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Our new house did not have a good place to put the table, so I turned it into a new front door :)

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