I recently bought these three Heywood Wakefield HeyWoodite Solid Plastic chairs for $25 from craigslist. They are surprisingly comfortable and will look great as dining chairs. How do I remove the rust and make the legs shiny again? I also want to replace the feet, but found no resources when I searched the Internet. Any info on these chairs would be great as well (I only know they were student chairs.)
Depending on the severity of the rusting, it's not that difficult to remove rust from chrome. We've achieved great results simply by using some fine grade steel wool, and perhaps a little chrome cleaner. We've also heard that aluminum foil strangely works well, although we've never actually tried it. In regards to replacement feet, that might be a bit more difficult. One idea may be to contact a Heywood Wakefield specialist, such as Woody's Antiques
, in Orange. Does anyone have any additional resources or tips for TT?