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Upcycled Chairs

  • September 5, 2016

mattjones127
mattjones127
mattjones127
mattjones127

The wife and I purchased some old chairs from a thrift shop in hopes of refurbishing them at a later time. Which never came around... 3 years later I came up with an idea to make a bench from 2 of them. I had seen some ideas online but never liked any of them because, most of them didn't have any cushion for comfort. I wanted to make a bench with a seat and backrest that had some comfort to it. So, I took the chairs apart and started racking my brain on ways it would work. The design I came up with was simple enough in thought, but took some tinkering to get it just the way I wanted it. I have never upholstered anything before this project. That in and of itself was the biggest challenge. As it were, I think it came out somewhat decent looking and most of my family and friends like the way it turned out. I hope you enjoy it as well.

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Comments (6)


  • That's a design I haven't seen before, really creative and turned out great. Nice job

    By DI Y did I try that?


  • Cool idea. I love the material you chose. You should check out some of the similar works by Fezz.

    By mrpip


  • This is a cool twist on some that I have seen. Love this idea.

    By rchampine


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