Lightly sand entire surface with a medium grit sanding block. You don’t need to strip off the old finish, you just need to rough it up. Apply the first coat and let dry completely overnight. Rub steel wool (000 or 0000) over the entire surface. This helps the next coat adhere. Apply the second coat. Let dry overnight. You may even want to let it dry for two days depending on the temperature and humidity. Use a medium grit sanding block along the edges until you get the look you want.
Cheap to Chic Bar Stool Makeover With My NEW Spray Tent
#DIY refinished bar stool. Paint base with black flat spray paint. If you want peekaboo red and turquoise like shown, paint random brush strokes of each color before you paint with black. Let dry 24 hrs. Take 100 grit sand paper and sand the edges until its distressed "enough". Finish with semi gloss polyurethane and let dry 24 hrs.