Great Grandma's Chair to Mom's Chair!

June 28th, 2011 in member junk     
konarskio konarskio, member
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The beginning of stripping 7 layers of crap off!
Stripped down to bare wood...well without digging the dark spots out...sometimes you just have to deal with it.
The beginning of stripping 7 layers of crap off!

The beginning of stripping 7 layers of crap off!

Mom brought me another old chair that has been in our family forever!  I think it was a side chair from my Great Grandma's Dining Set.  It is the chair that we used to use as a painting chair for us shorties...  

I sanded, stripped, sanded, stripped, and sanded some more...7 layers later, I got down to bare wood...well for the most part.  There were several areas that had black spots that was so far down into the wood, I would have destroyed the chair to get it out.  So I just stained over it with gel stain.  

Mom wanted an extra thick seat as this is her desk chair.  So I used extra padding and batting to give it a bit more umph!


Pattern or design used: My Own Design
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Comments (2)

gamecockchic writes: Gorgeous! Love it! Posted: 4:37 am on June 30th
JunkArchitect writes: You did a beautiful job restoring it but the junker in me kinda liked the look while it was being stripped. But that's just me, I have this strange attraction to imperfections.

It turned out amazing.

Posted: 5:52 am on June 29th
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