Add to GuideAsk a Question
To Top

Refurbishing Patio Chairs

Category Outdoor
Over time exposure to the elements can damage patio chairs. Refurbishing them is a great way to give new life to your patio chairs. This is a guide about refurbishing goodwill patio chairs.
Ad

Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

By 2 found this helpful
October 21, 2016

I found 2 chairs at Goodwill that will fit with my outdoor deck for extra seating, with little cost. Goodwill had a sale and I got both chairs for under $5. With some outdoor fabric and paints, I transformed them!

Total Time: 3 hours

Yield: 2

Supplies:

  • outdoor fabric
  • black spray paint - I used Rustoleum
  • staple gun
  • spray silicone water-guard
  • stencil, optional
  • craft paints, optional
Ad

Steps:

  1. Remove the seat cushions by removing the screws from the bottom of the chairs. Sand any rough paint spots as needed.
  2. After removing the cushions, I spray painted the chairs using black Rustoleum paint.
  3. Now to the cushions, the fabric was not in the best shape or color. Place your outdoor fabric right side down. Using the cushion as a template cut a piece of fabric 3 inches wider on all sides.
  4. Ad

  5. Place cushion face side down in the center of fabric.
  6. With your staple gun start from the center of your fabric pulling tight. Put at least 1 staple in the center of all 4 corners of your chair. Finish by stapling around the rest of your cushion with your staple gun. Repeat with second chair.
  7. Reattach seat.
  8. I decide to add a stenciled decoration to the center of the chair seat. Optional.
  9. Ad

  10. As extra protection, I used a silicone water-guard (optional).
Comment Was this helpful? 2

Comments

October 25, 20160 found this helpful

Great transformation! it looked more elegant.. thank you for sharing!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
November 16, 20160 found this helpful

What type of stapling gun did you use?
I have found that refurbished things like this usually give the

Ad


"maker" a good feeling every-time we see them.

Still quite a bit of work but what a nice job!!
Hope you and your family enjoys them for a long time.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
Categories
Home and Garden Repair Furniture OutdoorDecember 13, 2016
Guides
Patio Umbrella
Refurbishing a Faded Patio Umbrella
Dining Chair
Repairing Dining Chair Seats
Blue Chairs and Table on Patio
Repairing Patio Furniture
Staining Table
Refurbishing Furniture
More
🎃
Halloween Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/10/15 22:22:39 in 634 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!