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90 degree planks will be plenty strong assuming they are not super narrow. Without knowing the details, it's not possible to suggest the best connection. You will want to connect to whatever member has the greatest vertical depth for maximum stability. Do everything possible to ensure the legs are rigidly attached. Nails or screws alone may not be enough. If ...
It sounds like your hair product or scalp oil has reacted with the poly finish. I would take some mineral spirits or paint thinner and try to wipe the area vigorously to remove the softened poly and then lightly sand and recoat. You should probably not rest your head there in the future, or put a pillow between your head and the board.
I recently replaced the door handle on my front door. There were two holes left from the old handle. I filled them with Plastic Wood, then sanded flush. Then, I took a awl and mimicked the grain pattern. It looks spectacular. After priming and painting, my mother could not even see where the hole was. You can do it!
You should try using electrical tape. I have successfully used electrical tape a multitude of times as a "cusp" around glass capillary tubing. The tape peels off easily after the epoxy has set
I have built a few and I used casting resin. i got it from a fiberglass boat builder. it set up very fast but is self leveling. we let it drip off the sides and cleaned up the edges after it cured with a router and 440 and 1600 paper. I have encased fishing lures, German coasters etc. it cures hard as stone and very transparent. It has to be poured ...
I have not actually done this sort of top - I grew out of love with the idea before I got around to making one. I have seen descriptions of building a temporary edge with wide masking tape. You might want to reinforce that with a band clamp. Of course, the little metal bottle caps are supposed to be nailed upside down on the floor, to give you the sensation ...
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