How to Paint a Lacquered Black Dining Chairs
How to Paint a Lacquered Black Dining Chairs – Have dining chairs that could have a fresh coat of paint? If you have been previously coated with lacquer, you may have to do a couple of extra steps before you begin to paint the chairs of another color.
Paint a polished or glossy surface like a lacquer coating, it can be presented as a challenge. Smooth surfaces are more likely to be scratched or damaged. It is important to remove all gloss before applying a new paint.
This can be easily achieved with just a few tools. Thoroughly clean the black dining chairs with mild soap and water. Mix a few drops of dishwashing detergent with 1 gallon (3.7 L) of water. Dampen a clean cloth in the soap and gently wipe the chair to remove dust and dirt. Clean with a clean, damp cloth. Dry the surface thoroughly.
Apply a thick layer of paint remover to the surface of the black dining chairs, making sure to reach all the cracks and corners of the chair. If the chair has a fabric or upholstered seat, completely cover with tape and paper to protect Remover. Let the paint remover to work for 20-30 minutes.
Use a spatula to check if the paint begins to be pickled. If you can easily remove the lacquer, it is time to remove the paint. Removes paint from the chair, using a spatula or steel wool. Push the knife carefully along the arms and legs of the chair to remove the paint. Use steel wool to remove paint from the curved areas and cracks that may exist. Use a damp cloth to clean the chemicals from the surface of the chair.
Sand the chair gently to remove large areas of remaining paint. Focus on creating a smooth surface rather than completely remove the paint. Make methodical work, starting from the top of the chair down, to make sure the seat is evenly sanded. Clean the sanding dust with a damp cloth.
Paint the black dining chairs to give a new finish, using a good quality brush. Use a small to work on detailed cracks and brush areas. Follow average size brush to apply the paint to the arms and legs of the chair. Work from the top of the saddle to the bottom, with enough paint to avoid brush marks, but not enough to dripping. Allow the first coat of paint to dry before applying a second coat.