Benchtop on a Budget

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Benchtop on a Budget

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Hi everyone,

If you are 'uming and ahhing' over whether or not its worth the time and money saving that piece of outdoor furniture before summer hits - I'd like to share my recently completed outdoor bench restoration. This is a great example of what can be acheieved with VERY limited time and budget. I purposely used the cheapest, entry-level products to find out what exaclty would be achieved - and I was amazed with the results.

Because this was a entry-level decking oil, I won't get the longevity and protection you would with a high quality oil. But this will be great as extra seating for guests on our balcony over the Christmas break.


The products used for this project totalled between $40-$50, and between 1.5hrs-2hrs over 2 days.




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Re: Benchtop on a Budget

Great result! Many thanks for sharing @Simon.


I'm sure this will inspire other community members to rejuvenate their outdoor furniture. 



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