natural wood bench. Adding a bench will decorate any area of your house, but you will need to manage it in order to get many years worth of use from it. By taking a little time every year for maintenance, your bench will look great for quite a while.
To protect a wood bench for the outside element, you will need to use a carry out to those to help protect the wood. You can use coloring or stain to protect the timber. This can help deter the real wood from becoming weathered and decaying to the point it falls apart and becomes unsafe for use.
Before painting or staining a bench, the surface should be prepared. Work with a fine-grain sandpaper to fine sand the surface of the bench. The purpose of this is to expose fresh hardwood so that the bench may easily admit the new stain or paint that you apply.
After sanding, you’ll need to clean from the sawdust from the top. This is done with a clean dried up soft rag to eliminate the dust. You might use a string blower to eliminate the particles too. You will want the sanded surface to be clean of any particles and dirt and dry to get the stain.
After you have clean the bench, it is now ready fro its new surface finish to be employed. Remember if you work with stain, it will change the colour of the solid wood. Generally when you go to buy stain at a home improvement store, you will notice an example of how it will look on a bit of wood on screen. This can help you choose the best color for your bench.
Apply the stain r coloring with the mini-roller or a paintbrush. Be sure to apply consistently throughout the bench. Key areas to hit are the bones and where in fact the screws are. These areas will be the most susceptible to the elements.
Allow for the bench to dried up. After it is dried, you should then apply another cost to improve the protection and capture any spots you might have skipped with the first coating.