Chair was thrown away.

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Project by Bye Bye posted 11-19-2013 04:46 PM 1617 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chair was thrown away covered in spots of purple paint so I saved it and cut out a Texas finished it with olive oil and added a seat and medallion.

-- "Bazinga"

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#1 posted 11-19-2013 05:18 PM

Very cool! Great cut out idea.

-- ~Julie~

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#2 posted 11-19-2013 06:23 PM

Wonderful save! I’ve never heard of finishing wooden products w/olive oil; but that’s super. Really like the outcome. Did you re-upholster the seat also? Also adds nicely to the Taxes cut-out and Ranger’s star. Good on ya!

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#3 posted 11-19-2013 07:25 PM

Uhmmm, Olive oil will go rancid after it ages. You might want to wipe it down with acetone and start over.

-- Still got all my Fingers!!!

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 11-19-2013 09:55 PM

Fine job you did to give that chair new life!!.................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Bye Bye

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#5 posted 11-19-2013 10:56 PM
Been using Olive oil for years. The lemon makes it work I did build and refinish the seat myself.

-- "Bazinga"

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#6 posted 11-20-2013 07:57 PM

Don’t you just love when someone throws away something cool and you find it.

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