Ideas To Paint Rattan Dining Chairs
Rattan dining chairs – The rattan is grown in and exported from Indonesia. Rattan is one of the strongest woods used in furniture production. Rattan vines grow in lush rain forests and harvested in different sizes. Rattan furniture looks like flatten, but uses thicker and heavier string of wood to form the shape of the piece. Rattan furniture is generally either painted or obscured (with lacquer or polyurethane) to protect the wood from abrasion and moisture.
When the paint on the rattan dining chairs starts to grow up, the tree itself is exposed to moisture damage and other problems, so it is important to re-seal it. Preparation involves getting the piece very clean and easy grinding it so the new shine will hold. Fill a gallon bucket with hot water and a dishwasher detergent. Scrub the entire furniture so that the water penetrates into the fibers in the tree. Rinse piece very well with clean, hot water.
Let rattan dining chairs dry thoroughly for several days, preferably in the sun. The structure of the furniture should contract and tighten as it dries. Sand the entire surface of the blank with 260 gravel sandpaper. Fold the paper necessary to get it into all the cracks. Use a hair dryer to blow away all the dust.