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« on: June 14, 2008 08:36:49 AM »

I wish I had seen the last Craftster Challenge topic more than twelve hours before the deadline. I might have finished this project to the point that I excitedly planned when I did see the topic. Now I don't know, it makes a functional computer chair as it is.

It does look rather spiffy now.

We were using it with a sheet tied over this mess:

You can see that sheet on the floor under it in this one, where I've rebuilt the seat with filling from a pillow that was in equally bad shape and a dishtowel: 

Anyway I'm considering going on with it and covering the back and arms and painting the wood to match the brown. What do you think? Does it look good enough to bother?

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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2008 09:31:21 AM »

The stripes look great, maybe if you don't want to make a big production of it, you can just make a sleeve/tube type slipcover for the back, and some more for the arms...so you tie it all together (ties would be a good way to secure them by the way...or velcro for a more streamlined look)  Right now it looks fine, but unfinished...with a bit more sewing, it will look done, and you won't have to go to the effort of sanding and painting.
Great job on the seat though...it looks nice!

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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2008 03:43:56 PM »

This is cool, but shouldn't it be in the recon thread?  Huh

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