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$4.99 thrifted chair into spinning wheel seat
I've been on a serious DIY kick lately. I present the latest installment, my new chair- my new spinning chair to be exact! What did it look like before?

Ick right? This was snatched up for a whole $4.99. Coincidentally I had just seen the paisley fabric and had thought "Oooh I love that but don't know what I'd use it for." When I saw this chair I knew.

It was a really simple reupholster project. Remove old fabric, give thanks that the underneath cushion is still in good condition, lay old fabric on new fabric to cut out pattern, wrap new fabric around seat and tack/staple into place.

The wood was in somewhat shoddy shape so I cleaned, filled in the holes and dings with wood putty, sanded and primed everything while taping off the woven back and metal parts and then applied two coats of white. The metal bars on the seat back were covered in so much gook that I wasn't sure if they were even silver but they luckily cleaned up surprisingly well with some steel wool.

Posted by Jennifer T. from Dallas, Texas, United States • Published See Jennifer T.'s 17 projects »

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kiddo · Corryton, Tennessee, US · 133 projects
The transformation is amazing!
Jennifer T.
Jennifer T. · Dallas, Texas, US · 17 projects
Thanks! It's not actually Heather Bailey but it does look like it! Got it from Hancock actually, it's light upholstery grade.
Marieke · Espel, Flevoland, NL · 166 projects
Love it! Is that Heather Bailey fabric? It's gorgeous.
Hanna Wischmoepp
Hanna Wischmoepp · Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE · 16 projects
looks great!

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