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Garden gate

Brighten up a plain wooden gate with a little bit of help from Resene.

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 45

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Bucket, Garden hose with clean running water, Paintbrush, Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Bombshell, Resene Moss & Mould Killer, Resene Quick Dry, Resene Timber and Deck Wash, Rubber gloves, Stiff-bristled brush

To get the look: To get the look: Mark painted the adjoining garage with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Bokara Grey.

Other ideas: A similar look could also be achieved by staining the gate with Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Totem Pole.

Step 1
Step one
Mix one part Resene Moss & Mould Killer to five parts clean water.
Step 2
Step two
Soak the gate with the solution and leave for 48 hours.
Step 3
Step three
Mix one part Resene Timber and Deck Wash to three parts clean water.
Step 4
Step four
Scrub the gate vigorously with the solution using a stiff-bristled brush.
Step 5
Step five
Rinse thoroughly with clean water and allow gate to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the gate and allow two hours to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Bombshell to the gate, allowing two hours to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Bombshell to the gate, allowing two hours to dry.

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