No More Polycrylic for My Tables!
Behold, my newly refinished table - once again! Yes, this is the second time this little beauty has been refinished. The table was originally refinished in 2013. I carefully sanded, stained, and sealed it with polycrylic. Everyone in blogland was singing the praises of polycrylic, so I thought I'd give it a try. It went on great, clean-up was easy, and it dried quickly. Win-Win, right? WRONG!! After about a year and a half, I started noticing some wear on the edges of the table. You know, the spot where people rest their arms? As time went on, these spots actually started to feel a bit sticky and you could see them: It was really difficult to get a picture of them, but, if you look carefully where the arrows are pointing, you'll see dull spots in the finish. We lived with it for a while, then I told my husband, "As soon as the weather gets nice, this table has a date with my sander!" Time for my full disclosure. Normally, I sand things d