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How To Paint A Wooden Table And Chairs

How To Paint A Wooden Table And Chairs

By Sherwin-Williams
Photographs courtesy of Sherwin-Williams

There's no easier or faster way to freshen up a table and a set of chairs than by giving them a fresh coat of paint. Just use a couple coats of Krylon Chalky Finish Paint (no primer needed) for a matte, professional-looking finish.

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Supplies For This Project

Sand Paper

Damp Paper Towel

Paint Tray

Medium-Sized Paint Brushes

Sherwin-Williams Krylon Chalky Finish Interior Latex Paint

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1. Lightly sand the surface of the table and chairs.

2. Using a damp paper towel, wipe off any remaining debris.

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3. Once the surface is dry, use a medium-sized paint brush to paint the edges of the table and chairs with Krylon Chalky Finish Paint. We used Jargon Jade SW 6753 (table), Front Porch SW 7651 (left chair), Byte Blue SW 6498 (chair on table), Aquarium SW 6767(right chair), and Oceanside SW 6496 (center chair).

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4. Use a roller paint brush to paint the larger surfaces, such as the tabletop.

5. Allow paint to dry before recoating or retouching. (We recommend waiting at least one hour.) Then touch up any areas that need any extra attention.

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6. Allow paint to set before sitting on it or moving any decor, plants, etc. back onto the surface.

7. The Before and After…

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