Painting Lloyd Loom Furniture

Lloyd Loom Chair and Table Set

The ideal paint to re-paint a Lloyd Loom Chair can be sourced from a good paint specialist it is similar to paint used on plastic car bumpers and panels as it dries and still stays flexible, the best paint specialists are probably one that supplies the car repair trade should be able to supply this in spray cans.

If your Lloyd Loom Chair is not originally a painted finish but natural then you will need to ask the paint specialist if they can supply a sealer undercoat if the Natural Loom is sprayed over with out a good undercoat it will chip and affect how the paint adheres to the loom.

For best paint results its best to sand down the surface of your Lloyd Loom furniture, which will help diminish uneven spots or rough patches on the chair or settee. Be sure to sand the furniture gently, however. A Lloyd Loom piece of furniture doesn’t need an intense sanding to hold the paint well.

Before painting your Lloyd Loom chair, settee, or coffee table, make sure that the surface is clean of dirt or dust. Use a vacuum to remove dust from the furniture, and then use a wet rag to gently and thoroughly wipe down the piece. By now, the chair should be ready for the first step of painting—applying primer.

For furniture in every day use you want to use a primer when you paint your Lloyd Loom furniture. By using a primer, you extend the paint’s lifespan and ensure a smoother, cleaner finish. Due to the weave of Lloyd Loom furniture, it’s easiest to use a spray primer to apply one even coat to the piece.

After allowing the primer to dry overnight, it’s now time to paint your Lloyd Loom furniture with your desired color. A spray paint is the best choice for Lloyd Loom furniture, as it will coat the piece quickly and evenly. Let the base coat dry and then return to spray another coat. If the color seems sufficient, let this coat dry before spraying on a sealant. If the color still looks muted, simply continue adding more coats of paint until you achieve the desired look.