If your dining room chairs are looking tired and worn, it might be time to consider some repair work and a new coat of paint.

Wobbly chair legs or loose arms can be easily fixed with products from the Selleys adhesives range, and then all you need is a lick of paint

Beginner Intermediate Advanced
4 - 6 hours

What You Need

How To Guide

Step 1: Identify any cracks, scratches or other damage that needs to be repaired and select the appropriate adhesive or filler for the job. Selleys Aquadhere is the best for wooden chairs.

Step 2: Clean all surfaces of the chair using Selleys Original Sugar Soap. If the chair surface is made from a non-porous material such as metal, clean the surface with mineral turpentine and then again with methylated spirits.

Step 3: If there is old, difficult to remove residue such as old paint, we recommend using paint stripper such as Selleys Kwik Strip. Ensure the surface is dry before applying the product

Step 4: Pour a small amount of primer into a paint tray, and apply using a combination of your roller and brush to coat the chair evenly in a layer of primer.

Step 5: Allow the primer to dry completely.

Step 6: Use a fresh roller to coat the rest of the chair in your paint. Wait until the first coat is dry, then apply a second coat of paint.

Step 7: Depending on how uneven your surface is, you might want to apply one more coat of paint and leave to dry.

Step 8: Paint your chairs in contrasting colours for a fun ensemble, or stick to a single colour to create a striking monotone look.

Step 9: Invite your friends and family over and enjoy a meal at your revamped table!


Sugar Soap Original

Selleys Original Sugar Soap is perfect for cleaning walls and surfaces in your home. Keep your home looking fresh and new with our high-quality, effective cleaner.

Kwik Strip

Remove paint with ease using Selleys Kwik Strip from our painting range. Perfect for all your DIY projects. Trust us for quick and efficient paint removal.

Aquadhere Interior

Get an interior adhesive for your woodworking projects with Selleys Aquadhere Interior. Perfect for furniture, cabinets, and more.

Aquadhere Quick Set

Get a fast-acting adhesive for your woodworking projects with Selleys Aquadhere Quickset. Perfect for small repairs and projects.

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