Nail the slats in place. Nail the slats to the table aprons where you've marked them. Use 4d galvanized finishing nails, or special aluminum or stainless steel nails from a marine supplier.
Apply a finish to the table. Finish sand any parts that may still need sanding, then apply a finish to match the chair. Once again, if you've built this project from domestic hardwoods, be sure to seal the grain.
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