What can i put on my new round wooden dining table to prevent damage?

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  • Dee Dee on Oct 15, 2018

    You can have glass cut to fit the table, or just use a table cloth or pad.

  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Oct 15, 2018

    If you have glass or acrylic cut to fit the table, make sure to put small felt pads so the wood and top aren't touching.


    I added a couple of coats of polyurethane to mine. I love the way it looks almost wet but you can also go with a satin finish.

  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Oct 15, 2018

    Hi Elvira,

    I use a pad and a tablecloth, like Dee. The table I have is over 50 years old and it still looks beautiful. Occasionally, I will remove the pad and tablecloth to feed the wood with oil. I use plain vegetable oil but there are wood oils on the market that will also work. I'll wipe it on, let it sit for a while, then wipe of any excess and polish it with a soft cloth. The table looks brand new. Sometimes for special dinners I will take off the pad and tablecloth and use place mats so that the beauty of the table can be enjoyed. Before I put the pad back on, I clean and oil the table as described above. Wishing you the best!

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Oct 17, 2018

    I would put a waterproof new table cloth on it first then reg table cloth then thick vinal over both O’Leary’s keep coverd