For my racetrack table I used Linoleum for the racetrack instead of finishing the plywood I used a vinyl welding rod to trim the edge of the playing surface to give a cleaner look at the transition It was tough to make perfect cuts up against the playing surface so the addition of the vinyl rod really cleaned it up I was very happy with the materials and the instructions I did upgrade the fabric cup holders padding etc Basically upgraded everything that could be upgraded well worth the extra dollars for the upgrades I used an old table base that cost me nothing just had to modify it a little to give it a little more stability ready for my weekly Tuesday night game maybe have a game this weekend just to show it off a little to