How To Paint The Outdoor Patio Table

Small Patio Furniture

Barbecues, outdoor parties or simple weekend lunch with the family are all great occasions to use an outdoor table. An outdoor patio table is a good addition to your outdoor patio and patio if sometimes an expensive one. If you have an old dining table just cannot take to throw, reuse with paint or varnish to create a table for outdoor use.

Clean the table with water and liquid soap. Allow the board to dry completely. Use the sandpaper to remove any coating that is on the wooden table. You need to sand the existing finish completely before applying a new coat of paint to ensure that the new paint adheres properly. Use a brush to apply a coat of oil-based primer to the table. An oil-based product easily penetrates the wood surface and is more durable than water-based products. Disposable gloves to protect your hands from being stained by paint.

Apply paint outdoors to the newly sanded table. You can choose to use spray paint or a gallon of paint and a brush; any of the methods work well. Outdoor painting is important to use since it can withstand weather elements, such as rain, snow, and sun, which can deform and destroy the wooden surface. Allow the newly painted table to dry for 48 hours before use.