Re-finished Wooden High Chair

Re-finished Wooden High Chair

Here is an old wooden high chair that has had several years of abuse from several families. You can only imagine the shape this was in, but since it’s solid wood you can easily refinish it. Here it is when I received it. Now to fixing this little gem! This first thing I did was wipe down down the surface with denatured alcohol to get off any grease or residue. Then I sanded it with 220 sand paper to get it ready for stain. I applied 1 coat of Dura Seal penetrating floor stain in color Coffee Brown. This stain has a sealer built in so no need to seal it like normal stains. I also used this because I love the rustic color and it’s extremely durable because it’s designed for wood floors. Follow the instructions on the can. After I let the stain dry overnight I lightly sanded it with 320 grit paper just to slick it up a bit. Now to the fun part of applying the clear coat. I decided on a water based finish with a satin sheen. This product can be brushed or sprayed with great results. Not all brands of finishes can be trusted. I use General Finishes because they are extremely tough, water resistant, and chemical resistant! Oh and did I forget highly scratch resistant… Material: General Finishes high performance Sprayer: HVLP Earlex 5500 Here are the finished results of the High Chair. It turned out great and has a super smooth glass like finish. If you liked this post please leave a friendly comment below. Cheers! If you would like...
Ole Lorec Ranch Desk

Ole Lorec Ranch Desk

Here is an office desk from Lorec Ranch that I completely refinished. The old wax finish was cheap, very soft, and offered very poor protection to the wood. I had to put a stop to this! First I used a citrus based wood cleaner to strip the wax. Lots of clean rags and patience does the trick!     Then I decided to re-stain the wood with a wood floor stain and sealer in one. This will give the desk top a very durable finish, top that with a quality wax finish and you have the look and feel of Old World craftsmanship! The desk was very simple and kinda boring so I decided to spruce it up with a teal color paint. The look I wanted was an ole reclaimed barn wood look. Old barn siding that was once painted, is becoming popular in today’s high end furniture pieces! Here are the finished photos, enjoy! Oh and don’t forget to leave me a comment below, thanks!     If you liked this post please leave a friendly comment below. Cheers!     If you would like to update any furniture or woodwork in your home, please CONTACT US TODAY!   Become a fan on our Facebook Page and enjoy Weekly Giveaways, Free paint jobs, Painting tips, and more…   We are proud to be a trusted paint contractor who provides painting related services to Edmond, Yukon, Piedmont, Mustang, Oklahoma City, Moore, Bethany, The Village, El-reno, Gaillardia, Stone Mill, Nichols Hills, Quail Creek, Deer Creek, Warr Acres, Putnam City,and Crown Heights.  ...