Revitalizing an Old Rocking Chair

by Celee
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Before: Original Rocking Chair
This past weekend, I decided to experiment with modernizing an old traditional rocking chair. Here's the chair that I found at a garage sale for $25! The style of the chair - early American - was not to my typical liking. Then, I started envisioning ways of revitalizing its original heritage with a contemporary color treatment - glossy herbal green - to be exact. For $25 I was sold. I handed the seller my money and off to Home Depot...

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Refinishing wood chairs

by Celee
Any advice on how to refinish a wood chair?  I'm looking to purchase a pair of Windsor chairs off of Craigslist and plan to give them a glossy coat of lacquer.  Any idea how I would do this?  Specifically any advice on the type of sandpaper and the type of paint i would need?

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