The next step was finishing the board. I had some Douglas Fir green paint left over from a previous project, and I felt it was the perfect color for the Straco layout. It's a bright green, and rather than depicting realistic ground cover, it presents a more toy-like representation of grass that's in keeping with the bright colors of the Straco Express itself.
|That's gonna leave a mark.|
One option would have been to file them off flush with the wood, using a Dremel tool. But I didn't want to put that much time into the project, plus I wasn't sure I could get the screws down level with the wood without gouging the wood at the same time.
|I'm really not that bad a photographer.|
The registration's off on the packaging,
which is why the lettering looks funny.
|Problem solved. And I don't have to worry about the|
bracing scratching the table top.