Making a Table Out of a Tree Stump

I have a black walnut stump around which my deck is built. The stump is cut to table-top height and we'd like to seal it and make an outdoor eating area. Any suggestions on products that will seal the stump and withstand the outdoor elements?

By portland41 from Portland, OR

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July 24, 20090 found this helpful

I would imagine it would be the same products one would use for water proofing/coating decking. The best thing to do would probably be to speak with a manager in that department at a couple of home stores and see what they have to say :-) Hope this helped :-)

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July 27, 20090 found this helpful

Use spar varnish. Go to Crosscut on Front Street, or Woodcraft in Tigard, or Rockler in Beaverton. They all know about outdoor finishes.

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