Revamped DIY Deck Chairs

Revamped DIY Deck Chairs
Revamped DIY Deck Chairs
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If you can see the potential in old pieces of furniture, you can create some amazing new pieces for much less than buying new. Get some upcycling inspiration from this Revamped DIY Deck Chairs project. These chairs when from boring and outdated to unique and interesting. You know no one else has chairs like the final product of this DIY project. Instead of being sent to a dumpster, these chairs were given a new life as DIY deck chairs. Check out this DIY tutorial and think of all the ways you can upcycle in your life!

From the blogger: "We need some extra seating and end tables for our deck when I remember these old chairs left out in a shed decades ago. A little bit of elbow grease and they became fun outdoor furniture!"

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueFurniture Projects



Materials List

  • Old chair frames
  • Exterior spray paint
  • Barn wood
  • Pipe Clamps

DIY Project Instructions


  1. After removing the old seat and back from the metal frames spray paint them in exterior spray paint.

  2. Measure and replace the back and seat with barn wood by screwing down into the frame for the seat and using pipe clamps to attach the backs to the frames.

  3. After making a stencil use exterior spray paint to put Eat, Drink and Be Merry on them to make them fun.

  4. Cover the entire finished projects with exterior sealant.

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