When Scott and I moved into Southdowns, my mom and step-dad gave us this wonderful rocking chair. They told us to seal it, but we never did... and eventually it ended up looking like this spotted gray beat-up chair. We knew it had potential, still, and a couple of weeks ago we spent a few hours taking it apart and sanding away all of the weather damage. The next day it stormed all day and we never got around to sealing it.
My wonderful husband decided to surprise me by finishing it today, and three hours later, look how wonderful it is!