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« on: May 28, 2012 11:14:18 PM »

I have a couple of diner-style booths that are in really good shape, but the colors are all wrong. I'm pretty sure I can refinish the table top, but I don't know what to do about the seat backs.

They are vinyl cushioned seatbacks. I don't mind the vinyl, but I want to change the color.

Is there some way to cover them? An iron on fabric, maybe? A paint or dye? Would that even work? Has anyone done anything like this?

« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2012 01:43:47 AM »

I've seen painted vinyl chairs, but they have a tendency to peel.

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2012 03:12:16 PM »

That's what I was afraid of. Sad

I had the idea of maybe adhering some other vinyl to the existing vinyl... if there was some way to do that.

Sigh. I may just have to abandon this idea.

Just as I am
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2012 11:47:57 AM »

If you ceck with a auto body shop. they can spray them with a dye product. I have seen it done with an awning.

« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2012 12:24:08 PM »

Oh, nice thinking! I will try that. Thanks!

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