SNEAK PEEK: DIY Coloured Chair Project

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Supplies:

  • Krylon® ColorMaster Enamel
    • Island Splash #53569
    • Citrus Green #53570
    • Bright Idea #53538
    • Coral Isle #52103
    • True Blue #51910
  • Krylon® ColorMaster Primer in white and grey
  • Mineral spirits
  • 180 and 220 grit sandpaper
  • Putty knife
  • Wood putty/filler
  • Tack cloth

Instructions:

  • If the surfaces have a thick build up of old paint, use a paint remover, otherwise, simply sand
  • Protect the work surface with newspaper and be sure to wear protective gloves and eye wear
  • Apply paint remover following package instructions to remove layers of paint – multiple applications and removals may be needed
  • Clean all surfaces with mineral spirits to remove the stripper and last bits of paint
  • Allow to dry
  • Wear protective eyewear
  • Sand the surface of the chairs with 180 grit sandpaper
  • Fill any dents, dings or cracks with wood putty following package instructions
  • Sand with 220 grit sandpaper
  • Use a vacuum followed by a tack cloth to remove any dust particles
  • Apply primer to all surfaces and allow to dry
  • Use white primer for light colors and the gray primer for dark colors
  • Again use the tack cloth to clean any dust particles
  • Paint with enamels

 

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