It pains me to see piles of tossed-out aluminum outdoor furniture made with PVC plastic strips at the ends of driveways. This, my friends, needs to end. – Danny Seo
Step 1: Cut Old PVC Straps
Step 2: Wipe the Aluminum Frame
Step 3: Spray a Light Coat of Paint Over the Frame.
Step 4: Knot the Rope into Place
Step 5: Trim Both Knots
Produced by Danny Seo
Use sharp scissors to cut
off all the old PVC straps from the
Wipe the aluminum frame
with a damp towel to remove any
dirt or debris.
Once frame is dry, working
outdoors or in a well-ventilated area,
spray a light coat of paint over the
frame. Let dry; spray additional light
coats until chair is evenly painted.
Once the paint is completely
dry, knot the rope into place at the
top of the chair and begin tightly
wrapping the rope over and under
the frame of the chair. Once you
reach the base of the chair, tie
another knot to secure it into place.
Trim both knots with
scissors, and use a match to burn
the knot ends secure.
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