Reupholstered Midcentury Modern Chair Before and After
I found this little midcentury modern rocking chair from a craigslist ad for $40 and fell in love with the clean lines and small scale. It's been a great piece to practice some reupholstery skills on including sewing a boxed cushion and sewing cording.
I also refinished the wood arms by sanding them down to bare wood and then staining and finishing. For my finish coats I used General Finishes water based finish and a dye stain to mix my own toner. Two coats of toner follower by one clear coat resulted in a gorgeously even built up wood tone.
The brass feet were also unfortunately in pretty sad shape so they got a little freshen up with a coat of rustoleum gold leaf spray paint.
Next victims are this lovely little pair or room and board armchairs I picked up on craigslist last week for $50. Any upholstery fabric suggestions?
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