While he has been working on the fire pit project, I have been working on a few things of my own.
This vintage stool was a gift from the former manager of our variety store. It has been languishing in storage for quite some time and I thought that it was time to give it a face lift. The rust appeared to be quite stubborn but, with a little elbow grease and the right supplies, I figured that I could remove it, and I was right (mostly).
The rust that refused to budge was easily covered with rust-resistant paint, and, after several hours of drying time, I ended up with a stool that, while maintaining its' vintage lines, looks almost brand new.
And, now I have another option for displaying flowerpots, lanterns, and/or, bird cages on the porch.
I can think of worse ways to spend the weekend. Which reminds me, there are weeds in the garden and yet more cucumbers to harvest, so....
...off to the garden I go.