Restoring a Wooden Chair

There's something to be said about those old antique chairs or even a solid wood dining chair that beckons memories of a forgotten era and holds so many stories. These beautiful pieces are often what add character to a home and create conversational pieces when hosting guests. Refinishing an old wooden chair is not as daunting a task as you might think and could be easily characterized as a great beginner PIY-er project! Our simple tutorial will guide you through the steps of refinishing and creating your own bespoke piece of furniture.

CPCA_ICONS_WATER-CONSERVATION

Tools You'll Need

Prepping

Cleaner
Disposable gloves
Microfiber cloth
Scrubby sponge
Putty knife
Drop Cloths

Priming

Primer
Paper and painter’s plastic
Painter’s tape
Fine Paint Brush
Sandpaper
Paint Bucket

Painting

Plastic Painter's Tarp
Spray on Oil-based Paint
Angled Brush
Extension Pole
Sanding sponge
Small paintbrush
Tack Cloth

Clean Up

Broom or dusting cloths
Screwdriver and/or electric drill
Mineral spirits
Vacuum

Tutorial Steps

CPCA Member Products
Buy from the Best

CPCA Member Companies and their products comply with ALL Canadian regulations – making them the most sustainable products available on the market. When you choose paint and coatings products manufactured and sold by our members you are choosing quality paints with product formulations that have been engineered to the highest standards. Take a look at what our members have to offer.

Get Inspired to Paint

Check out our Pinterest board Painted Perfect you'll be amazed and what you can do with paint.

Get Inspired

The CPCA Compliance Calendar ensures regulatory staff mitigates risk for their companies. Essential information is provided in support of member companies’ ongoing enterprise risk management (ERM) efforts.