Good Questions: Should I Polyurethane or Sand This Table?

Good Questions: Should I Polyurethane or Sand This Table?

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Maxwell Ryan
Oct 11, 2007
Hello AT, I've got one of those pressed board w/ veneer IKEA tables in my kitchen (similar to the pictured table). It's starting to show signs of abuse and there are plans to buy a solid wood table in the future; however, this table must last a year or so longer before that happens...

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I'd like to polyurethane the tabletop, but my husband thinks that the veneer wouldn't take it so well. Does anyone have experience with this process? Should I lightly sand? Thanks! L Related Links:Good Questions: How to Improve My Ikea Furniture?Good Questions: Is A Table With A Veneer Top Worth It?Good Questions: How Can I Restore The Shine On My Table?
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