I used Minwax paste wax. It makes the top nice and slippery to allow you to slide your workpieces on the surface, too. I also use it on my MDF router table. And occasionally to finish furniture projects.
I'm not slow, I'm pacing myself!
Isaiah 44:13 Another shapes wood, he extends a measuring line, he outlines it with red chalk. He works it with planes and outlines it with a compass...
Usual kit: Table saw, band saw, dual base router and table, lathe, various saws, planer, sanders, and a multitude of hand tools.