Acacia Outdoor Table
Today my mom's sister came out for a visit, and I had no outdoor table to serve lunch. I'd been searching for one for a long time, but either I didn't like the table, or it was metal top, which our last experience proved that after a rain storm or two, it leaked rusty water all over the place. I swore off metal after that.
So we ended up at Menards (which I won't be going again for a long time, but that's a tale for a different day.) We found a Table by Backyard Creations with Acacia Hard Wood top. My question is:
Looking up the wood, it says to use wax or oil on it yearly, to keep it out of full sun, direct heat (vents, etc) and no harsh chemicals for cleaning. Now I have the minwax wax, natural color, but not sure if that's what I should use on it. The table looks really nice, but it definitely needs something.
Recommendations? Ideas? And if not the Minwax, what should I get? There was one site that recommended Teak Oil or Howard SunShield Wax with UV Protection. While the table wasn't a fortune, ($300 for the table alone, or $500 for the set with the matching benches) It really is a nice looking table, and I'd like it to last for some time. I'm sick of buying outdoor furniture; tables in particular.
Here's a picture of the table, taken from the Menard's site. The site that I got the recommendation for the wax was homegenerosity.com (on my phone. Can't find it from my laptop when I did a search from here.)
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