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nolazombie
« on: July 03, 2008 07:11:54 PM »

I got this crazy idea in my head a few months ago.  A skull couch.  Why not?  Nevermind my lack of carpentry skills, or the fact that I've never even reupholstered a couch before... when I decided I needed one, nothing was gonna stop me.

Luckily, I have a friend who stepped in to help me with the carpentry part, otherwise I doubt I'd be typing this right now... or, I might be, but with a few less fingers.

I took lots of pics along the way, and I'll share them if anyone wants to see.  I'm pretty dang happy with how it came out!





Whatcha think? Is it anywhere near as cool as I think it is?
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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2008 07:18:39 PM »

Yes! It is cool! And I'm not into skulls so much, but I think it's awesome! Very unique! And I love your coffee table too!
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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2008 07:32:24 PM »

That is the coolest couch EVER!!!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2008 07:34:26 PM »

Amazing, I think my bf would kill to have one of those. haha Wink
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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2008 08:30:40 PM »

That is awesome!  Great set up, it is very unisex.  I also love your coffee table.
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« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2008 08:56:25 PM »

love the couch and yes i would also like to see the "skeleton" of the couch    haha get it skull skeleton,  yeah i know lame joke oh well.    way to go getting out of you comfort zone in the craft area
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« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2008 09:40:00 PM »

 Grin Cheesy
Thanks guys! 
Here are the progress pics- starting w/ the skeleton- that I had tons of help with.  I couldn't have done it on my own, so I gotta give mad props to my buddy for taking my ideas and making them functional. 


Then I covered it with 90 million dollars worth of foam (only a slight exaggeration!)

Then got to upholstering..

And more..


Then it was done. 

I used a some fake suede for it, which made things a little more complicated.  My sewing machine didn't like it all... but it was worth it.
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« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2008 10:15:48 PM »

Now if only you could get an equely grim wall you would be in business.
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« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2008 12:29:45 AM »

cool!!!!!  I want to own one too
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« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2008 04:36:45 PM »

Too cool!  (And, I WANT your bat table!  Cheesy )
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