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How To: Paint A Chair

Upcycling is a fantastic way to transform a piece of old furniture. By adding a lick of paint to an old wooden chair or table, you can end up with a brand new item.


What you will need

  • 3M 240g Sandpaper
  • Durabond Sugar Soap
  • Scrubber Pad
  • Clean Cloths
  • High Quality Paint Brushes
  • Roller & Tray
  • Dust Sheet
  • Johnstone's Any Surface Primer
  • Johnstone's Satinwood

 

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  • 1 Sand the chair using sanding paper and remove any dust.
  • 2 Wipe the chair with a clean damp cloth and ensure any dirt and dust is removed.
  • 3 Place a dust sheet on the ground and ensure that any nearby surfaces are protected from spillages or splashes.
  • 4 Using a good quality paint brush, apply one even coat of Johnstone’s Speciality Any Surface Primer.
  • 5 Leave to dry for as long as the instructions on the can indicate.
  • 6 Lightly abrade the surface using sand paper, taking care to remove any residue and dust created.
  • 7 Apply one coat of Johnstone’s quick drying satin and allow to dry.
  • 8 Apply additional coats as required.
  • 9 Allow to fully dry.