Feedback
Resene Paints - home page

Painted wooden chair

Give an old painted wooden chair a new lease of life with a little bit of help from Resene.

Paint a wooden chair

Ways with wood with Mark Rayner - Project 61

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need:

  • Clean cloth
  • Paint stirrer
  • Paintbrush
  • Painted wooden chair
 

To get the look:  Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat tinted to Resene Egg Sour and Resene Chardonnay.

Other ideas:  For a rich deep red effect paint the chair with Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Pohutukawa.

Step 1 Step one
Carefully remove the upholstered seat and back.
Step 2 Step two
Lightly sand the chair 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 Quick Dry.
Step 5 Step five
Spot prime any areas of bare wood with Resene Quick Dry and allow to dry.
Step 6 Step six
Carefully stir the Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene St Kilda.
Step 7 Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene St Kilda to the chair and allow to dry.
Step 8 Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene St Kilda to the chair and allow to dry. Replace the upholstered seat and back.

Download a PDF of this project

Other projects you might like to try

Paint an retro chair
Retro chair

Fun with furniture
Upcycle a cupboard door into an table
Upcycled table

Fun with furniture
Build a garden table
Garden Table

Fun with furniture
Make a blackboard clock
Blackboard clock

Weekend DIY
Make an rustic planter
Rustic planter

Ways with wood
Build a storage planter box for your garden
Storage planter

Weekend Gardener

View more projects

 

Get inspired!  Sign up for our e-newsletter  |  Get saving!  Save with a Resene DIY Card

Resene Paints Ltd

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us!

Resene Paints Ltd   – www.resene.com

View Videos

Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online.   See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.