How do you seal a table made of pallets boards?

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How do you seal a table made of pallets boards? I made a shelf/table for the bathroom out of pallet boards and don’t know what to use to seal it to keep the moisture out.

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  • Mary Mary on Aug 22, 2018

    Hi Sandy, nice table would like instructions to make one. Sorry got off track. You could use clear paint sealer .

    • Sandy Allday Logue Sandy Allday Logue on Aug 26, 2018

      I am sorry I have no instructions on how I made the table. I just started making the legs from whatever wood I could find, added a top frame, took some pallets apart (what a chore that was), cut to the size I needed, glued and screwed the boards to the frame and sanded it, added a shelf made from pallets, and this is what I came up with. I am sorry I don’t have measurements.

  • Lucy Marie Bernier Lucy Marie Bernier on Aug 22, 2018

    Min Wax Polyurethane. Gives you color if you want it and protection at the same time.

  • Helen Bleazard Helen Bleazard on Aug 22, 2018

    Hi there.

    It is recommended sealing reclaimed wood that will be used in a bathroom with an oil-based polyurethane.

    Hope this helps

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    • Sandy Allday Logue Sandy Allday Logue on Aug 25, 2018

      Oil based smells so bad.

  • Amanda Amanda on Aug 22, 2018

    Yes Polyurethane is what you want to use. I wouldn't use the stain with it added in. For a bathroom I don't think this will give you enough protection. Buy the stain and poly separate. Also make sure to apply at least 2 coats. After the first coat is dry you'll want to lightly sand and then do your second coat. Good Luck!

  • Pg Pg on Aug 23, 2018

    You can use a couple of coats of Poly Vinyl, marine varnish, or shellac.

  • Diana Deiley Diana Deiley on Aug 23, 2018

    Awesome piece. Nice job. I'd thoroughly sand the entire piece with 220 grit sandpaper, wipe clean with tack cloth, and then either apply several coats of marine varnish following manufacturer instructions or apply several coats of polyurethane in the finish of your choice. Great piece. Thanks for sharing.

  • Kristin Gambaccini Kristin Gambaccini on Aug 23, 2018

    A simple deck water seal would work well.

  • Homeroad Homeroad on Sep 22, 2018

    I love this! I would seal it with Polycrylic available in the hardware store

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