Apr 14, 2016 . So once upon a Friday evening, I was standing on a driveway with my girlfriend, just minding my own business, when I noticed my neighbour heaving an old park bench into his dump trailer. It wasn't a gentle heave. It was more of a good riddance, you piece of junk heave. My friend and I made eye contact..
Sep 9, 2013 . When we were getting my house ready to sell, we were very mindful to recycle whenever possible. We donated old paint to Habitat for Humanity ReStore and donated clothes, towels, pots and pans to Goodwill. I also re-use old items such as jeans for making purses, and I've re-purposed many items into..
Apr 4, 2015 . How to do a Park Bench Restoration. 20K views . I wanted to find one of these and restore it as I thought it would be a fun project and I have some white oak that would be perfect for this! White oak is a . It is fairly simple in execution as you can use the old pieces as templates for the new ones. I did just..
Masking Tape Old News Paper Plastic Tarp. Cost for restoring this bench will be about $20 not including the cost of Tools. Restoring stained finishes is a job that most people can do with just a few tools and a little work. Some of the problems you may have when working with wood products include deterioration of the wood..
Apr 4, 2015 . I bought this park bench on craigslist last fall for about $25. Obviously it . I wanted to find one of these and restore it as I thought it would be a fun project and I have some white oak that would be perfect for this! . It is fairly simple in execution as you can use the old pieces as templates for the new ones
Jul 8, 2014 . We bought this garden bench about 15 years ago from the local Lowes home improvement store. It held up fairly well for about 10 years but inevitably the oak slats on it started to rot and break apart. The finish also disintegrated over time (yes, I didn't maintain it) and the bench took on a gray, worn-out look
Pingback: Paint & Refinish Furniture DIY - MotivaNova - MotivaNova(). Casey. I scored a sad, weathered old park bench with gorgeous potential this morning free from a neighbor that is moving! I am new at refinishing furniture but have been looking at my wonderful bench all day and trying to decide what to do with..
I have acquired two old(ish) garden benches which have cast iron ends in reasonable condition but rotten wooden slats. I had intended to repaint the . But I am keen to restore them, and just need a little advice on what timber and finish to use, then I will see if it can be done within the budget. If it can't, I will do what you..
Feb 7, 2014 . Park Bench Restoration by Mitchell Dillman This park bench was salvaged straight from the ashes of the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colo..
Jun 27, 2012 . Wood and metal benches, especially vintage or antique ones, require regular maintenance. This Edwardian cast iron and wood garden bench had been ignored for far too long. Sitting in obscurity at the end of the garden, it was covered in fallen leaves, moss and algae and some of the wooden slats were..
Painting the iron benches will help to restore their protection against rust, impart them graceful appearance and make them look new again. The surface is to be prepared before painting. Painting of cast . Remove all the old paint and the maximum amount of rust. When you have completed the scraping of your furniture,..
Jun 21, 2016 . It's fun to find vintage tools at flea markets and garage sales, restore them, and add them to your collection. . To bring them back, he first soaks them in white vinegar, gives them a good wire brushing, then a turn on a wire wheel on the bench grinder. From there, it's on to the belt sander to bring everything..
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Apr 15, 2010 . In time, oak park benches become weathered and need a new coat of finish to protect them from the elements and keep them looking good. . In general, paint stripper instructions say to apply a layer of paint stripper to the wood, wait a minute for the paint stripper to break down the old finish, then scrape it..
Jul 9, 2000 . ''We restore old pieces that are irreplaceable, that have been passed down in a family or that are already 25 or 30 years old,'' she said. She is talking about metals that . ''I've worked on ornate, galvanized, cast-iron benches dating from the 1800's that you just can't find nowadays. And remember those funky..
Wood is the most common material for building garden benches because it is attractive, durable, and affordable. Wood does require more care than metal but can be more aesthetic than metal. There are many processes for stripping and restoring wood. The first step to restoring wood is to strip any old paint or varnish
Sep 9, 2014 . So goes the story of my bench makeover, and how I learned to refinish furniture. Refinishing wood isn't as . My parents had a wooden park bench that needed a new coat of paint. What a perfect project to . Between the stripping and sanding steps, the old wood looked amazing. I really lost my mind and..
Jun 29, 2017 . Learn how to give your outdoor furniture a facelift; watch a video demonstrating how to clean, brighten, sand, stain and seal outdoor furniture. Extreme weather can take a on outdoor furniture. Cleaning, brightening, and refinishing can bring new life to even the most weathered wooden chairs, benches..
Oct 27, 2014 . A neighbor of ours had an old iron framed park bench sitting in a pile of junk in his backyard for years and one day I mentioned that I thought it would sure look..
May 24, 2011 . For this article the focus will be on restoring a cast iron and wood garden bench. This bench was purchased used, because we knew it could be beautiful again, and we love to restore items that are old back to new again. If was a "treasure" found at a local peddlers mall. It was the end of the season, and the..
Jun 30, 2017 . Chelsea Clark of Guitars and Caffeine shares with us her repair of a vintage Kay archtop
Oct 3, 2015 . My good friend rescued a very cool looking old park bench that was deteriorating and made it useable