Renewed Rush Seat Chairs


If you have damaged seats (caned or rush) but love the chairs, you can renew them. Duct tape on mine was unattractive so I went with recycled belts
renewed rush seat chairs, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Old Rush Seat Chair brought to new life with belts.
Old Rush Seat Chair brought to new life with belts.
This needed fixing
This needed fixing
1. Strip chair of old seating, nails and residues.
1. Strip chair of old seating, nails and residues.
2. Layout belts in the order you want your colors to go throughout, and to make sure your belts will reach across to attach.
2. Layout belts in the order you want your colors to go throughout, and to make sure your belts will reach across to attach.
3. Attach each belt to the under and inside of the seat frame. I drilled pilot holes and used short wood screws.
3. Attach each belt to the under and inside of the seat frame. I drilled pilot holes and used short wood screws.
4. Complete side to side of the seat, attaching tightly and securely.
4. Complete side to side of the seat, attaching tightly and securely.
5.. Once the side to side belts are attached, begin weaving front to back belts.
5.. Once the side to side belts are attached, begin weaving front to back belts.
6. Attach each belt on the front after weaving, pulling tightly to the back frame to secure with wood screws, trim off excess strapping.
6. Attach each belt on the front after weaving, pulling tightly to the back frame to secure with wood screws, trim off excess strapping.
renewed rush seat chairs, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
renewed rush seat chairs, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
renewed rush seat chairs, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
renewed rush seat chairs, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Robin @ Redo It Yourself Inspirations

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