White paint + Finish for white oak Adirondack chair

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Forum topic by Dmitriy_S posted 04-19-2021 08:24 PM 215 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-19-2021 08:24 PM

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I’m working on a set of Adirondack chairs. The wood of choice is white oak. My wife wants to paint chairs white.
So far I was able to find Epifanes MULTIMARINE Primer White and Epifanes Monourethane White. The only issue is that Epifanes products are pricey for me.

Could you please advice paint/finish combination for outdoor white oak furniture ?

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#1 posted 04-19-2021 09:37 PM

I think you would have the same results with a high quality acrylic or latex house paint (and primer).
will these chairs be on the bare ground or some kind of deck ?

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#2 posted 04-19-2021 10:51 PM

Chairs will be on a concrete patio

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#3 posted 04-19-2021 11:07 PM

White Oak bears the rigors of outdoor well, but put some type of foot to keep the grain directly off a surface that could get water. They will last a long time.

I agree that top quality primers, and exterior paints will do you well.

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