Holly’s Soon-To-Be-New Dining Room Chairs featuring Rockler

by Holly LL on April 22, 2012

So many projects, so little time.
I find treasures all over but
I can never seem to find the time to finish them all.

I can sort of blame the weather…
I need to work outside when I paint furniture
(um, the garage is full)…

However, the last few days have been gorgeous….so
NOW, I must get my act together and here is where I am starting…

These lovely chairs.
I bought 6 at Goodwill…3 months ago
and I desperately need them in my house.

You see my current dining room chairs are beyond awful. Well, they look good, but I seriously need to have people sign a release of liability to sit in them. They have been repaired numerous times and well, I think in the original design/construction something went a little cuckoo.

I have a vision (sort of) for these chairs. They look dated and ugly now….but with some creamy white paint, a little distressing and some new seat covers…these are going to be gorgeous! 



And my Rockler HVLP Spray System is going to be my savior here.
photo, Rockler


photo, Rockler


This is going to be a snap to paint these future beauties!
Using a Paint Spray Gun is new to me, but many assure me it is the way to go and I will love it!

Trust me….or at least play along!

Now off I go to start sanding and prepping!
(I am paying the older kiddo per chair to help and!) 

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slamdunk April 22, 2012 at 9:23 pm

I’ll be interested to see how the new look pans out, and I like your how you recruit your son for extra muscle.

Our older son has gotten a fair share of tricep workouts in sanding the Mrs. table and chair remakes.

I hope you had a super weekend.

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