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How to Upcycle a Bar Cart with the FLEXiO 3000 Paint Sprayer

Make a hip bar cart for your deck or patio with a retro piece sprayed in a modern color.

Outdoor living is best on wheels. Enter the trendy bar cart which can easily roll from one end of your deck to the other with style and ease. We dressed up a vintage one made of metal and Formica. Follow these steps to upcycle your own flea market find.

Formica is a fabricted finish with a faux wood finish. It is durable and has a distinctive sheen but is also dated and not so desirable today. To spray it with paint it must first be sprayed with primer 123 to create a finish that will accept paint. Once primed and thoroughly dry you can spray on your own desired paint color and dry to create a rolling trolley worthy of todays stylish outdoor spaces.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

STEP 1

Fill the Wagner Flexio 3000 detail nozzle with Primer 123 to evenly coat the flat surfaces and metal frame with paint. Protect the wheels with tape if you dont want to paint them too.

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STEP 2

Place the spray nozzel in a diagonal spray pattern position. Hold the sprayer 5-6 Inches from the surface and glide the nozzle in a horizontal direction to coat evenly with primer.

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STEP 3

Spray the legs and bottom of the bar cart. For the legs it is best to reposition the spray nozzle to the vertical up and down spray pattern. For the bottom shelf place the spray nozzle back to the diagonal pattern.

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STEP 4

Touch up any bare areas.

Touch up any bare areas.

STEP 5

Once its primed and thoroughly dry you can fill in your desired paint color and redo the steps above.

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