Give an Old Glider a New Life!
I have had an old glider, sitting outside for at least 8 years. When I downsized, it was something I kept, but it needed some TLC! The frame was fine, but the wood had almost no paint left on it and a few small pieces were missing.
Sorry I don't have a "Before", but I only needed to replace 3 small pieces of wood. Everything else, I sanded, glued any splits, filled any holes and then spray painted in the same colors as my pantry slats.
Here are the slats for the Side Tables. The blue ones are new.
Here you can see the side tables are done, and the slats are going back on, with new bolts and lock nuts.
Doesn't it look nice? Ready for a new life! The finish on the frame didn't need anything done to it, and I did add a final coat of clear polyurethane for durability.
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- Sandpaper (Home Depot)
- Rust Oleum 2X Paint and Primer in one (Home Depot)
- Gorilla Glue Wood Glue (Home Depot)
- Bolts and locknuts (Home Depot)
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Published January 12th, 2017 6:41 PM
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Hillela G. on Jan 18, 2017Its so cheerful!!!
Dani Moore on Jan 20, 2017Thanks! It matches the pantry in my THOW.
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