DIY tabletop - how do I get this finish?


Old 08-02-20, 09:57 AM
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DIY tabletop - how do I get this finish?

Hi everyone! Iím trying to recreate the finish on this tabletop. I have my own legs that Iíll attach. What kind of material or paint would you suggest? And would it work to buy an unfinished piece of wood to start?

here is what Iím trying to recreate:

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Old 08-02-20, 10:23 AM
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Looks like a laminate top. You can do that yourself by getting the laminate and gluing it on. Formica and WilsonArt are 2 main brands. They have dozens if not hundreds of colors and patterns to choose from.
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While you could get that look with paint, formica will look better longer and wear better.
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