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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contact_paper A type of adhesive plastic sheet But if you're really desperate for cash just seal the joins with packing tape and replace the tape as needed.


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If you're thinking of buying plastic sheets and silicone and or shellac, just save the money and buy a sheet of plywood then cover it with a table cloth. The plywood will provide stability as well as prevent liquids leaking through the slats to the floor, etc. A thin coat of sealant will provide at least as much waterproofing as any other wooden table has.


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