Sunday, 15 September 2013

the chairs: part II

See part I here

...And now for sanding. Gave my chair (the armless one) a keying, ready for some paint. I chose a garden furniture paint for durability. After sanding the back, I realised the chair had been varnished somewhere in between it's initiation and my purchase of it. It has a quite wonderful shiny brass inlay that had been varnished over:

Decided to paint right over the inlay for my chair.

I used 'tru oil' on the other chair which preserved the inlay nicely, and made it super shiny too:

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