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This is my first Instructable, so cut me some slack.This is a very old chair but it has a lot of sentimental value in my family, it used to belong to ...
It's allways best if you have a place to work where you can leave every thing if you get tired, plus if you make a mess who cares it's your shop any w...
this are very basic tools, just some hammers, a flat head screw, some pliers and then on the second pic we have sand papers, a dust mask, wood filler,...
the first thing i did was to remove the old and dried up leather.for this i used mostly the screwdriver as a pry bar, i also used the claw hammer ad t...
so this is when we start sanding the wood i started out using a 120 grit and that's the only grit i used for this step.i'll tell you why in the next s...
remember i only sanded the wood with 120 grit, that was because we need to use the wood filler to even up all the nicks in the chair.this is a messy s...
this is the step where you break a sweat and the most time consuming also, start with the 120 grit so most of the filler evens up with the wood, thn w...
since i wanted this chair to be as original s possible i french polished it, this also takes some time but it's not as hard as you thinkto french poli...
i don'y have pics of this step, but go to your local tanners and buy some leather to upholster the chair again, get creative in this step, leather's e...
so this is what my chair looks like when i finished it, the leather looks a little orange but it will get darker with use so it will get brown in time...
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