Joan blogs at Nicer Than New. When she spotted this chair on the curb in her neighbourhood, she made a u-turn and loaded it up, duct tape and all. On closer inspection, she discovered that the chair was made of teak in Denmark. “By the tag, I also believe he was a big deal during the ’70s,” Joan says.
Deciding it was time to take the chair back to it’s groovy glory days, Joan got to work. She pulled off the duct tape coverd upholstery and washed down the frame. “Because teak is an oily wood, painting it can be tricky and why would I want to cover up this gorgeous specimen?” she points out. Instead, Joan assumed that the wood was thirsty: she mixed up a solution of oil and vinegar and really gave the chair a good rub-down with that before reupholstering with a fun, retro pattern. This chair obviously loved its salad dressing treatment–look at that gorgeous wood!
Get more details on this Danish chair rescue at Nicer Than New.