Monday, January 21, 2013

Fixing up a broken chair

I acquired this chair when my hubby did a craigslist pick up for me.  He was getting free cabinets.  To my surprise, he also brought me this broken chair.  I was more excited about the chair than I was the cabinets for sure!
Look closely and you will see the chair is missing 2 of the corner pieces.  What this photo doesn't show is that almost all of the joints had come loose.  I went to work pulling it apart and scraping and sanding off old glue.  From there it went back together with more glue and some new corner pieces.

Here she is all painted, distressed, and recovered.  I am using it at my sewing table for now.

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  1. Great job on the chair. I love thrifty make-overs.

    I'm having a STRUT YOUR STUFF Social hop. I'd love for you to hop on over, grab a button and come show off your best projects. Or, just come link up your blog!!

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    1. Thanks for visiting and for the invitation. I linked up!

  2. What a big differnece! Very pretty! I just started a new link party and would love for you to come over and share your post or any social media sites. Talkin’ About Thursday -