Old Chair Redo


I'm not sure of the age of this chair, but by the appearance of the three layers of finishes and seat covers, it must be early 1900's. Maybe you can help me date it through the process posted.
Tutorial: 
http://redoityourselfinspirations.blogspot.com/2014/02/old-chair-redo.html
Tutorial: http://redoityourselfinspirations.blogspot.com/2014/02/old-chair-redo.html
Robin @ Redo It Yourself Inspirations

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  • Jeanette S
    on Feb 28, 2014

    What a GREAT restore instead of re-do! GOOD FOR YOU! Becky is right, a piece can be properly restored!

    • @Jeanette S It was the way I was taught. To be honest, I have trouble doing the modern paint and chippy stuff. I have been shown and always worked with the strip and sand to bare and restore. I tried the painting way that is so popular now and spent more time on the technique than the traditional restoration. I can't actually do the paint and sand and feel satisfied. If I do paint, I find myself adding my own way. It is a learning process. In the meantime, I'll keep the real restoration. Thank you, Jeanette, for appreciating it. :)

  • LibraryKAT
    on Mar 21, 2017

    Looks like a Mission style chair, you've got the right time period. You did a truly fine job of refurbishing. It looks great!
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