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This is one awesome chair...made out of garbage. Most of us eat canned food from time to time, and all of us receive junk mail. Now you can make a stu...
Cans from vegetables,(15 ounce) corn, green beans, etc... I used 204 cans for my chair. They were all the same size. I also used 4 more cans for the l...
Trace around a can onto the cardboard. Make several circles. Cut them out. you will need one for each can.
put the shredded paper into the clean cans, pressing down and adding more until you can't get any more paper in the can. This step makes the cans soli...
make a column by taping one can on top of another. Decide how big you want the seat of the chair and then you know how many columns to make.
Cover the columns with 2 or 3 sheets of newspaper. Roll tightly, Tape or glue. This step helps strengthen the cans.
cut strips of denim from old jeans. 1" x 6". Hot glue these to the columns and keep adding until you get the chair the size you want.
Cut a scrap piece of plywood as wide as your chair is going to be. My chair is 27" wide and 24" deep. Round the corners of the plywood with a jigsaw. ...
Decide how tall you want the back of the chair. I made the seat of the chair 2 cans high, the arm section 4 cans high and the back of the chair is 6 c...
I used 98 cans for the seat of the chair. 7 wide by 7 deep by 2 cans high.
The chair arms are 4 cans high and there are 6 columns in each arm. I cut up an old sheet into strips and wrapped these around the base of the chair, ...
Glue denim strips underneath the chair and bring up and glue to the cans, repeat all the way around chair. I found some scrap pieces of foam that I us...
Using old jeans, cut up squares and sew them together to make a piece large enough for the seat. Allow 1/2" for seam allowance. Do the same for the ba...
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