Upholster A Wrapped Seat Cushion
Upholster a wrapped seat cushion is article about Furniture Making bookmarked by shawn with ID 11525933887 was uploaded on 17-01-2019 and has been viewed 76,303 times.
A customer came into my shop the other day and asked me to replace their uncomfortable and broken fiberglass kitchen stool seats.They wanted to reuse the adjustable chrome bases, but change the seats so they were cushioned and upholstered.
I said sure, no problem, and I suggested a simple wrapped padded cushion.The techniques shown in this story will give you the confidence to try an upholstery project of your own.Here's how the newly wrapped seat cushions look… This is what the seats looked like before! Now for what I didn't tell them… I'm just a novice upholsterer! I've made some sewn and wrapped seats and cushions for myself, but if there's 'serious' upholstering to be done I contract the work out to a professional.
Upholstery is like any skill, the more you learn and practice, the better you get at it.I've done enough simple upholstery to be confident that I can get good results, and wrapping cushions like this is a great place for anyone to start learning to upholster.
Upholstery Wrapping Overview Typically, 1/2″ thick plywood is used for seat frames (platforms) of seat cushions that drop into, or mount on top of chair frames.In this case I used...