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Rolling in Red Service Cart

Rolling in Red Service Cart

by Vicki O’Dell

Add some red to your next event with this fun service cart project.

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3 hours
  • Krylon® Rust Protector™
    • Black Metallic #69307
    • Cherry Red #69007
    • Rusty Metal Primer #69037
  • Protective gloves and eye wear
  • Sandpaper for metal (wet/dry) 220, 320 and 400 Grit
  • Large plastic tub with water
  • Tack cloth
  • New hardware - casters, caps, nuts and bolts
  • Stencil or vinyl to cut your own
  • Mineral Spirits
  • Paper Towels
  1. Disassemble the cart and place all of the small pieces in a container with a lid
  2. Sand the cart with the wet/dry 220 Grit sandpaper by placing part of the cart into the tub of water
  3. Dip the sandpaper into the water and sand, dipping as needed to wipe away residue and clean the paint from the sandpaper
  4. Repeat with 320 grit
  5. Dry the metal pieces with a towel and then wipe down again with a paper towel and mineral spirits
  6. Allow to dry
  7. Using a tack cloth remove any dust particles
  8. Spray all surfaces with primer
  9. Allow to dry
  10. Spray the handle and other parts of the frame with Rust Protector Black Metallic
  11. Spray the shelves of the cart with Rust Protector Cherry Red
  12. Let the paint harden for 72 hours or according to the can instructions before reassembling or stenciling
  13. To stencil the top shelf, place a vinyl cut out or other stencil where desired, adhere to the shelf and spray with a light coat

    (Note: If using vinyl or other sticky back stencil, before adhering it to the shelf surface, place the stencil on your pants or shirt and remove a few times to make the vinyl less sticky)

  14. Allow the paint to dry several minutes and then remove the stencil Assemble the cart

Rolling in Red Service Cart was designed by Vicki O’Dell.

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