Freebie Chair Redo

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  1. AAnightowl

    AAnightowl Young Pine

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    I got this old chair for free. The wood frame was still solid, even though the upholstery was rotten and ugly. I removed all of the old upholstery, and stripped it to the frame. Removing the upholstery tacks was hard, but I eventually got them out. I don't like the strapping for seats that was used whenever this was made, and did not have any. I cut some plywood for the seat and the back, so it looks a bit different. I painted the frame white, and then put the plywood on. I had enough foam for the cushions, and picked out a pretty gold fabric to cover them. I reused some of the tacks to put the new upholstery on it. It is a bit small, something like a vanity chair.
     
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  3. Logan

    Logan Hardy Maple

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    That's really clever, well done.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Now that's what I call a BIG improvement!!
     
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    Daniel W Young Pine

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    Very nice job!

    I love refinishing and upcycling furniture. It's frugal, fun, and rewarding. You did a great job!
     
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    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    It looks very nice now. Love the wooden frame. White suits it.

    (I know I answered this post earlier. Maybe I forgot to hit the Post Reply-button.)
     
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