I drug this table home over a month ago. See BEFORE PICS here.
I finally remembered to grab more sand paper and now I can get back on the horse! Here’s a peek at how he’s coming along:
SANDING IS DONE! FIIIINALLY. When I emailed my Mom these pictures, she wrote back, “You better not paint that top!” She loved the grain as much as I do.
I want a really, really dark top on this table. I think it will be an awesome contrast with the white base and give it a bit more modern look. I decided to try a couple coats of Dark Walnut first and see where it went from there…
That’s the first coat “cooking”… and
…and after wiping the excess off…
Call me crazy, but I think I’ll try mixing a little ebony with the dark walnut and make it even DARKER!