What can I cover an oval outdoor rusty picnic table with?

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Do not want to take the time to wire brush, or sand or paint it.
q what can i cover an oval outdoor rusty picnic table with
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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Apr 03, 2017
    An outdoor plastic tablecloth
  • Patricia Hubbard Patricia Hubbard on Apr 03, 2017
    will take less than 1 hour to wire brush it and spray paint it.
  • First, GREAT table! Next, I would take the time to wirebrush it, then clean, let dry and paint. It will last much longer and prohibit further rust damage. To replace that size table will cost a pretty penny. For a quick fix - as already suggested, a flannel back tablecloth or fabric tablecloth will do. I have lots of tablecloths that have been collected over the years. Always a fun way to to brighten things up or go with a party theme. After you have painted a nice runner or several runners would also add a festive touch.
  • Mary lu Mary lu on Apr 04, 2017
    I agree, it is worth a few minute to wire brush the rust away and a can of spray paint would do the trick.

  • John Mitchell John Mitchell on Apr 04, 2017
    So you want to do something to your table, but you don't want to actually do anything to your table ? Under these conditions the best that I can suggest is that you simply close your eyes !
  • Roberta Perkins Roberta Perkins on Apr 05, 2017
    I HATE SANDING, TOO!!!
    Rustoleum makes a spray paint, that incorporates rust back into the metal.
    "RUST-OLEUM RUST REFORMER".
    You want to give it a light once over with a wire brush to remove to loose dust and debris. I painted a junk wrought iron head board and it has looked great for years. I have many more projects in mind. It's a bit pricey, but worth it!
    Love this product. NO, I do not work for Rust-Oleum.
  • Kathy Homme Kathy Homme on Apr 06, 2017
    Measure your table top, head to a glass shop and have a piece cut that will fit exactly. You will see through the glass o your "rustic" table. 😜
    • Edd13821876 Edd13821876 on Apr 19, 2017
      • I do not agree at all. It would be like putting a NEW DRESS over a unshowered undergarments to hide the dirt. Get rid of most of the rust, spray with Rust-o-leum, THEN BUY A GLASS TOP. I could not stand to look at rust under a brand new glass top.!!!!!!!
  • Kay Kay on Apr 12, 2017
    I have two suggestions, but first you will have to brush the table over using a wire brush and spray or paint the table using a rust gard paint. 1. use wood to make a wooden top. An old door can be used instead if you don't have any wood big in enough laying around, but then there's cutting and sanding involved plus painting also. 2. Draditional mosaics might be your best option, then again you will have to brush the table over with a wire brush. and spray or paint the table using a rust gard paint. If you don't like the mess of tile grout place square tiles on top that way you won't have to use any tile grout but you may have to cut the ends of a few with a tile nipper so they fit in. Hope these suggestions help good luck! Post the finnidhed piece if you can as I would like to see how it turns out. Kay Adelaide Australia
  • Cheryl Cheryl on Apr 12, 2017
    You can buy via internet, plastic table cloths that have elastic all around - fits the table snugly so it won't blow off etc. They look great!
  • Kj Kj on Apr 13, 2017
    Roberta's suggestion is spot on. To get rid of the loose paint and rust, get a high power hose attachment, and blast it first. Let it dry, then use the product Roberta recommended, top notch suggestion.
  • Abbigail Hunter Abbigail Hunter on Apr 15, 2017
    Home Depot has PVC in sheets it is used to resurface showers it is white and is fairly inexpencieve . I think that you table and chairs are beautiful and really should be wire brushed and painted. A set like that is expencieve to replace.
  • Craig Craig on Apr 19, 2017
    Put pallet wood over it, cut to shape, secure it, stain it, enjoy it.
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