Thursday, May 14, 2009
Project Procrastinator - A Bit Underwhelming
O.k. my original goal was to sand and paint
both of these chairs and then give them new seats.
I posted it with every good intention.
Then my husband read the post.
If you could have seen his face...
I knew then that my plans had to change.
So, it came down to the chair that was in
the worst shape. The one that only had this
chance to survive.
The seat was sinking, the joints were wobbly.
With much help from my son, as you can see here,
the chair was taken apart, glued, tightened and
I then used a spray paint to accomplish the
But now to my dilemma.
I am unsure as to the best next
step when it comes to redoing the
I have options...
This chair had webbing.
I could go buy some webbing and
then make a seat top to go over it.
Or, my original plan was to just use
a piece of plywood and make a new
hard seat covered with foam and fabric.
Then I looked at the other chair I had
intended to paint...until I knew that would
upset Warren...and it has a wonderful caned
seat. It is in great condition.
So, I am wondering if maybe I should get
this seat caned...and make matching floating
I am leaning this way.
So, you look, and tell me.
What would you do??
Arrrghhh...I hate it when the project I
can see in my mind's eye is so much harder
to achieve than I imagined.
It is coming.
In love and respect for my
husband I want it to be done
right...so I am using a much
Really...if you know me you know
this is not my strength!
I love Melissa's chairs and
Vee's Cupboard!!!! It is shaming
to show you this little almost failed
Melissa said I had to.
You are a wonderful
inspiration. Hope things
get much sunnier at your
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