Vintage lawn chairs offer retro glamour and has proven to be durable. Otherwise, they would not have reached status of “vintage”. Garden chairs vintage have several areas that may require repair: plot, tape or fabric and hardware. A vintage garden chair may have problems with one, two or all three of these areas. Most chairs can be recovered and repaired with a few simple supplies and a few hours of working time.
Most useful type of paint for repair of a garden chair time is spray paint. Spray paint adheres to metal, plastic and wood. It will work for any type of vintage lawn chairs. Paint can be same color as existing paint or can be any color you want. Most spray paint lines offer a wide range of options and finishes.
Cloth or tape is used to create seat and back of chair. In some cases, original rear fabric or straps can be saved and matching fabric can be found for seat. Fabric can also be used to create or replace vintage lawn chairs pads. Fabric used in a garden chair time should be designed for outdoor use.
Over time, hardware holding a garden chair time together can become rusty or corroded. There are several options for hardware. Sometimes, existing parts can be cleaned or tight and left in place (which can be coated with paint if desired). In cases where existing hardware has gone too far, should be replaced with new counterparts, stronger.