found while thrifting last week
worked on in garage
Sunday afternoon, I brought the chair out to the garage... along with lining up every substance I thought could magically make the rust disappear. Thankfully, on my first try, good ole CLR did the trick! I used rubber gloves, and a Scotchbrite sponge....
I soaked the yellow sponge with the CLR, rubbed over the affected area, and followed back over it with the abrasive side of the sponge. With a little elbow grease (and a neighbor in the distance blaring some obnoxious music) I was able to bring back its' shine!
For the leather seat, I used a dab of black shoe polish on damaged areas, and went back over the entire seat with cloth of some leather treatment... worked like a charm!
I was so thrilled... I brought out two more chairs, (also thrift store finds at $15 for the pair) and got to work. Within an hour, I had 3 fabulous finds sparkling like new!
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