HoopHasIt
HoopHasIt
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  • Dallas, TX

Vintage Bistro Makeover

$90
5 Days
Easy

I have a love for outdoor living and iron furniture. I bought this set at auction. I love the grapes on the chairs. I decided to paint it red (5 cans of Rustoleum) and my daughter had the idea to make a wood seat instead of having to cover in outdoor fabric. My friend who is a woodworker, told me to go buy cedar decking. He traced the curved front and made cedar slats to fit so you have the option to put cushions on or not. He also made a strip to attach crossways underneath. I stained them with Ready Seal cedar preserver. I think it turned out really great!
Happily after!
Happily after!
Before
Before
Don't you love the slats?!
Don't you love the slats?!

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  • Helene234
    on May 11, 2015

    I have the iron bistro chairs also without seat part, I have same question as above how do you make the slats seating stay?

    • HoopHasIt
      on May 11, 2015

      Hi Helen! Please see my comment above on how the slays are secured. Thanks!

  • HoopHasIt
    on May 11, 2015

    Hi Helen! Please see my comment above to answer your question. Thanks so much!

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