I'd like to build a picnic table using regular construction lumber, not treated lumber. Can anyone suggest/recommend the best "stuff" to use to treat the wood to protect it against the elements? I'd like to also be able to paint it, too.
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I've done this with a lot of outdoor stuff and it works well.
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