In the very beginning of this blog I showed you how to reupholser a yard sale chair. Almost four years has passed and I learned a lot since then. I hope this tutorial will be more helpful to anyone who wants to reupholster a simple dining chair. But, most of all, I want to show you how to protect your fabric seat after you put in the effort to recover them.
Let’s get this chair party started!
- Drill with screwdriver bits
- 5-in-1 Painter’s tool (or thin pry bar)
- Fabric (upholstery fabric will hold up better than thin fabric)
- Staple gun
- 3/8″ staples
- Safety glasses
Turn your chair upside down and locate the seat mounting screws. Unscrew them all to release the chair seat.
Set the chair cushion onto a flat surface. Pry up the staples with the 5-in-1 tool and/or the pliers. [Read more...]