How to build a platform to raise my recliner up higher off the floor?

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My recliner is too low off the floor. After having knee replacement surgery, it's even harder to get up.

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  • Suellen Hintz Suellen Hintz on Dec 06, 2017
    can you just replace the legs with longer ones?

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Dec 06, 2017
    Instead of going through the trouble,why not just use a few pillows

  • Susan Morris Susan Morris on Dec 06, 2017
    Good morning I’m Susan and this is my first time on and from Australia 🇦🇺
    To do it properly and because of your surgery you might need some other changes made as well due to your surgery.
    I would go see your doctor and ask him/her to organise a occupational therapist to come to your home and organise your chair and inspect your home for other things that may need attention. 🤗

  • Shah Shah on Dec 06, 2017
    how about putting a high cushion on top i did this not long ago after having two knee replacement and this helped a lot

  • Joy30150932 Joy30150932 on Dec 06, 2017
    Make up a box frame the size of the base of your chair and then cover with a fabric using a staple gun to fasten. If you want to fasten the box frame to the chair try "L" brackets.

  • DesertRose DesertRose on Dec 06, 2017
    something as simple as a pallet would work, have someone put a piece of carpet over it and staple it on , hopefully to match your carpet or the chair in color. My good friends did this and it helped them tremendously