How to Fix Upholstery on a Chair

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How to Fix Upholstery on a Chair
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Take your old chairs and add simple upholstery to give them new life!

Take your old chairs and add simple upholstery to give them new life!

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Unscrew the seat with a screwdriver or power drill. Careful not to scratch the wood.

Unscrew the seat with a screwdriver or power drill. Careful not to scratch the wood.

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Use the seat to measure the fabric. Cut the fabric with a scissors. Just enough to cover the seat to apply staples.

Use the seat to measure the fabric. Cut the fabric with a scissors. Just enough to cover the seat to apply staples.

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Use a staple gun to attach the fabric to the seat. Keep the fabric as tight as possible and avoid creases. Cut any remaining fabric with scissors.

Use a staple gun to attach the fabric to the seat. Keep the fabric as tight as possible and avoid creases. Cut any remaining fabric with scissors.

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Screw the seat back on! I put the chair upright and laid underneath it to screw the seats in.

Screw the seat back on! I put the chair upright and laid underneath it to screw the seats in.

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Super easy and saves money by not buying a new chair! Perfect for college kids!

Super easy and saves money by not buying a new chair! Perfect for college kids!

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