Painting Outdoor Wooden Rockers (DIY Project Download)

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This year, I found these fabulous wood rockers from Lowe’s for only 99.00! Knowing how to spray paint over factory finishes opens up a whole new world of furniture possibilities, especially outdoor furniture. I used Rustoleum paint for outdoor furniture in white/satin finish. We bought wood rocking chairs from Lowe’s eight years ago when we moved to The Land of Making Do. You want to use a paint that is formulated for outdoor use, so look for the word exterior on your paint can use list.

painting outdoor wooden rockers 2Week after week Jenny has sent me links to rocking chairs that were just too pricey or falling apart on Craigslist. After a few weekends of yard sales and estates sales I finally found the rocker suitable for my sisters outdoor porch. This chair although looks like she needs some love is solid wood and sturdy as can be! I bet she’s at least 60+ years old. How to Paint an Outside Wooden Rocking Chair. Nothing says rest and relaxation like a pair of wooden rocking chairs on a covered porch. Like other wooden outdoor furniture, wooden rocking chairs can provide years of enjoyment as long as they are correctly protected from the elements. Imagine painting Halloween props, a couple of wooden chairs or a bench outside.

Owning a wooden rocking chair, especially an old one with probably mean that at some point will need re-varnishing or painting. Latex is better for indoor chairs and exterior gloss is better for use outdoors. We began by hauling the tables out to our outdoor work area and spray painting the bases and legs with Krylon’s Cherry Red spray paint (we opted for a glossy finish). Since we hadn’t spray painted wood furniture in a while, we took a quick look at some of the FAQ on Krylon’s Web site. Then we gave the entire rocker a light sand and made a painting plan. Rust-Oleum spray paint is perfect for painting old items of furniture and comes in a wide range of colours and finishes. This child’s rocking chair was a great find on an auction website. The formulation delivers exceptional coverage on plastic, wood, metal, concrete, wicker, aluminium and masonry surfaces.

Diy Rocking Chair Makeover With Olympic Stain

Painting wood chairs gives them new life for very little cost,. Be careful of spiders if the chairs have been sitting outside for any length of time. Here’s a sneak peek of my progress on the Rocking Chair Project. They recommended using a high-quality exterior paint and skipping the poly. The first step in painting outdoor furniture is to make certain that the wood is absolutely dry and free of mold and mildew. Be sure to check the undersides, too. The archetypal porch rocker is wood, finished with paint or stain as some measure of protection against the elements, with a high slatted or spindle back. We found nine options in a range of colors and materials to cheer up your outdoor space, whether it be a patio or a deck or that old favorite, a porch. Read this article to find out how to finish outdoor furniture so it will hold up against sun and rain for years to come. Whether you’re turning a ladder-back chair into a flower planter or want to put your favorite wooden rocker on the porch, here are some tips on how to get the most life out of wood furniture in the garden. I chose paint for my bench, since it provides the most protection. Before painting your outdoor furniture make sure you’re prepared with these outdoor painting tips. New wood, old plastic, painted metal, painted wood) and the type of paint chosen, a variety of items should be considered.

How To Paint A Wooden Rocking Chair

I have an old wooden rocker that means the world to me, but it could definitely use a coat of paint. Instead of throwing out old wooden furniture when its paint begins to fade, painters have some options. Once you know what type of painting supplies to purchase online, you should go to the Home, Outdoors & Decor portal on eBay, click Home & Garden, click Home Improvement, click Building & Hardware, click Painting Supplies & Sprayers, and start searching for painting supply listings. Scrape off any paint that is peeling from your wooden outdoor furniture. Before you begin scraping, be sure to place the furniture on a piece of newspaper, or place it somewhere that the paint chips will not hurt the environment or make a mess. This drying process eliminates the usual waiting associated with sealing or painting pressure treated wood.

I LOVED how the dark wax brought out the paint strokes and wood grain.