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Outdoor table and seats

It’s easy to transform a tired outdoor table and seats into a stylish design feature with a little bit of help from Resene.

Ways with wood with Mark Rayner – 61

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: wooden table and seats, stiff bristled brush, bucket, garden sprayer, hose with clean running water, paintbrush and a paint stirrer.

Resene Moss & Mould Killer, Resene Timber and Deck Wash, Resene Woodsman Penetrating Oil Stain tinted to Resene Japanese Maple and a Resene paint pot and Resene Mineral Turpentine for washing the brush.

To get the look: Mark painted the background walls with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Ragamuffin and Resene Polo Blue.

Other ideas: For a lighter brown finish use Resene Woodsman Penetrating Oil Stain tinted to Resene Nutmeg.

Step 1 how to stain outdoor furniture
Step one
Mix one part Resene Moss & Mould Killer to five parts clean water.
Step 2 how to stain outdoor furniture
Step two
Apply the solution generously to the table and seats and leave for 48 hours.
Step 3 how to stain outdoor furniture
Step three
Mix one part Resene Timber and Deck Wash to three parts water.
Step 4 how to stain outdoor furniture
Step four
Scrub the solution vigorously into the wood using a stiff bristled brush.
Step 5 how to stain outdoor furniture
Step five
Allow the wood to remain wet for ten to fifteen minutes before rinsing off with clean water. Allow to dry.
Step 6 how to stain outdoor furniture
Step six
Carefully stir the Resene Woodsman wood oil stain with a paint stirrer.
Step 7 how to stain outdoor furniture
Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Woodsman wood oil stain to the table and seats, brushing in the direction of the grain. Allow to dry for 24 hours. Clean brush with Resene Mineral Turpentine.
Step 8 how to stain outdoor furniture
Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Woodsman oil stain to the table and seats, brushing in the direction of the grain. Again, allow 24 hours to dry. Clean brush with Resene Mineral Turpentine.

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