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How to renovate this outdoor bench seat?

Norman1
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How to renovate this outdoor bench seat?

Which is the best wood to replace slats on bench seat? Will Meranti work?

 

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EricL
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Re: renovating outdoor bench seat

Hello @Norman1

 

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community. Thank you so much for joining us and sharing your question about your outdoor bench seat.

 

Using Meranti timber is an ideal replacement for the existing parts of your outdoor bench seat. It is a naturally stable and durable medium-density hardwood. However, I still recommend using a protective coating such as Bondall 1L Gloss Monocel Gold Marine Clear Timber Varnish to protect it from the elements. 

 

Here is a handy step-by-step guide: How to restore wooden furniture

 

Let me tag experienced member @Peggers for more recommendations.

 

Please keep us updated. We look forward to seeing your renovated outdoor bench.

 

Eric

 

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