Getting started. The seat of my $5 project chair — ready to be re-up-holstered. Image: Su Leslie, 2018
Last week the Big T and I deconstructed our $5 charity shop armchair, removing the old upholstery and stripping layers of yellowing varnish off the wood frame.
Yesterday, I began the process of re-staining and varnishing the wood; and collected the upholstery materials together. I plan to startwith practice on the chair seat. It detaches, and because the whole wooden frame will be fabric-covered, it doesn’t need to be varnished.