Antique Furniture/Chair

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Chair
Chair  
I found this chair in a garage sale and I was wondering if it was worth anything before I paint it and redo the seat.any info is greatly appreciated.
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Patti

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I only recommend that you put a spray coat of clear shellac on the chair before painting so if in the future a family member wishes to remove the paint it will be easier.  you can buy shellac in an aerosol spray can at most home improvement stores.  apply multiple thin coats.

you going to paint the cane seat or put it in after painting and leave it natural?

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Regarding American antique, vintage, and collectible furniture I can help with wood identification, styles, age, periods, historical coatings, materials, techniques, repair, restoration, refinishing. Please read instructions for posting.

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I have been in the antiques furniture and restoration business and in the sales of American antique furniture for 40+ years and have continued my education in the trade attending workshops and seminars through several organizations.

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