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Outdoor chair

Breathe new life into a tired outdoor chair using Resene GP Metal Primer and Resene Lustacryl.

Fun with furniture with Mark Rayner - Project 44

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Clean cloths, bucket of warm soapy water, mineral turpentine, outdoor chair (ours had a metal frame), paintbrush, paint stirrer, Resene GP Metal Primer, Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Escape, Resene paint pot, sandpaper.

To get the look: Mark painted the gazebo floor with Resene Walk-on flooring and paving paint tinted to Resene Inside Back.

Other ideas: For a greater contrast paint the chair frame with Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Diesel.

Step 1
Step one
Wash the chair thoroughly with warm soapy water to remove any dust and dirt. Rinse with clean water and allow to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Lightly sand the metal frame with sandpaper to remove any light rust and to ‘key’ the surface.
Step 3
Step three
Wipe off any sanding residue with a clean cloth.
Step 4
Step four
Carefully stir the Resene GP Metal Primer.
Step 5
Step five
Apply one coat of Resene GP Metal Primer to the metal frame and allow to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Clean the brush in mineral turpentine.
Step 7
Step seven
Carefully stir the Resene Lustacryl.
Step 8
Step eight
Apply two coats of Resene Lustacryl to the metal frame allowing two hours for each coat to dry.

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