How to Cover an Old Chair in Bark for the Garden

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How to Cover an Old Chair in Bark for the Garden
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First choose your old chair and make sure it is stable to hold a planter.

First choose your old chair and make sure it is stable to hold a planter.

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I gathered bark from the ground in the woods.

I gathered bark from the ground in the woods.

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Use hot glue liberally on the bark pieces

Use hot glue liberally on the bark pieces

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Place it to the chair and hold it tightly for a minute

Place it to the chair and hold it tightly for a minute

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Add a small headed nail for a secure hold.

Add a small headed nail for a secure hold.

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Note that some bark has a lot of loose layers on the underside. This needs to be cleaned off.

Note that some bark has a lot of loose layers on the underside. This needs to be cleaned off.

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This bark has a lot of moss growth and will look great on the chair.

This bark has a lot of moss growth and will look great on the chair.

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Please note that the fallen bark may be full of little insects that you don't want in the house or workshop. To minimize the critters place bark in a large black garbage bag and spray .....

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Bug killer. Tie up bag so it is air tight and wait a few days. I like to also lay my pieces out on concrete in the sun for a couple hours.

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I saved all the sawdust from the bark. This is what is used in the empty spaces

I saved all the sawdust from the bark. This is what is used in the empty spaces

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I will use this chair on the deck with a large baker of hanging flower.

I will use this chair on the deck with a large baker of hanging flower.

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