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Patio Dining Makeover

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I found this patio set for $15 at a moving sale. It looked very worn and thirsty and in need of a lot of TLC....I entered it in a challenge and it won first place!!! Yay for me!!!
The chairs had splits in them, and the table was almost broken in half. After a lot of sanding,I have decided to paint them. I spoke to Rustoleum experts on what to do, they were so helpful. I figured out which way I wanted to go with the table and chairs. Now it was a big thing for me to paint teak. I know there are some out there that are shaking their heads, don't paint teak. If this set was in good condition, I would have just stained. I took the doggies with me, and headed to Home Depot. They love going, the lady that works behind the counter in paint,always have treats for them. (getting off track talking about the doggies)
Anyway, I purchased some cans of Zinsser Bulls Eye 1 2 3 primer in the spray cans.. There were so many cracks and crevices in the chairs, I knew it would be easier for me, and take up less time spraying them on instead of brushing. One chair done with priming
Notice the cracks in the wood on the seat. The primer/sealer will keep all the oils from coming out from the wood, and seal .
This makeover will take a bit of time. The table had a horrible crack right down the middle. I had to turn it over, take a piece of scrap wood and wood glue and clamp it down. I then put in some short wood screws to keep it in place. I turned it over next day, put wood filler in crack on top, then primed. This is the first coat on.
I used the same colors on this set as I used on the pallet in the 'Frogs update'.
https://kelleysdiy.com/2016/06/18/frogs-pond-update/
I just love the way this set turned out! It brightened up my backyard.
You know who else loves the patio set...My little hummingbird! He loves to sit atop my chandelier above the patio set.
Isn't he sweet! He loves swinging on the chandelier in the breeze...his favorite hangout....close to feeder....but he doesn't share except his little girl friend.

Materials I used for this project:

  • Rustoleum 2x Spray Paint in 4 Colors   (Home depot)
  • Primer   (Home depot)

To see more: https://kelleysdiy.com/2016/07/05/patio-set-makeover/

  • Shirley
    Shirley Ft Mitchell, KY
    on Jul 6, 2016

    LOVE it!!!! The coordinating 4 Colors is awesome!

    • Kelleysdiy
      Kelleysdiy Palm Springs, CA
      on Jul 6, 2016

      Thank you so much Shirley!!! I LOVE it also!

  • William
    William Burbank, IL
    on Jul 6, 2016

    Beautiful! Love the colors. Great Job!

    • Kelleysdiy
      Kelleysdiy Palm Springs, CA
      on Jul 6, 2016

      Thank you so much William!! I love it too! Some hard decisions whether to paint or stain. I love it!

  • Karen swift
    Karen swift United Kingdom
    on Jul 6, 2016

    from sad to glad lovely hun great colours

    • Kelleysdiy
      Kelleysdiy Palm Springs, CA
      on Jul 6, 2016

      Thank you so much Karen !!! I LOVE it also!

  • Lyouree
    Lyouree
    on Jul 6, 2016

    I love it and the colors are awesome!!

    • Kelleysdiy
      Kelleysdiy Palm Springs, CA
      on Jul 6, 2016

      Thank you so much Lyouree! I love the colors. This morning I went out to feed the birds, it made my heart smile....I still am going to put a sealer on top, just to be safe. Thank you Lyouree!

  • Barb
    Barb Leland, NC
    on Jul 6, 2016

    Painting teak ??

    • Kelleysdiy
      Kelleysdiy Palm Springs, CA
      on Jul 6, 2016

      Barb, after sanding, and fixing the table(which was almost cut in half) I made the decision to Paint. This wasn't a quick decision. I spoke to a Rustoleum expert, and even my friend at Home Depot. I am happy with my decision, and I absolutely LOVE my patio set. Thank you for your concern.

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