The Weathered Door
The Weathered Door
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How to Upholster a [french] Chair


This french cane back chair needed some updating. All it took was some paint, fabric, a staple gun and some time. It now has a fresh look and and the neutral color can be brightened up with colorful pillows. Click the link for a step by step tutorial about tips, the products used and a full budget breakdown.
Finished chair
Finished chair
Chair before. Nailhead trim removed and fabric on arms removed.
Chair before. Nailhead trim removed and fabric on arms removed.
freshly painted a light grey
freshly painted a light grey
Added trim to finish off the edges and hide the staples
Added trim to finish off the edges and hide the staples
Fabric adhesive and fray check to use on the trim.
Fabric adhesive and fray check to use on the trim.
Staple remover, pliers and staple gun. Need the right tools. They make all the difference.
Staple remover, pliers and staple gun. Need the right tools. They make all the difference.

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