DIY Tutorial: Building A Suitcase Chair

DIY Tutorial: Building A Suitcase Chair
    The old suitcases gathering dust in the corner, to travel to use a long time ago another. We show you how to build a comfortable lounge chair it.
    Diy Tutorial Building A Suitcase Chair
    The old suitcases gathering dust in the corner, to travel to use a long time ago another. We show you how to build a comfortable lounge chair it.
    Building A Suitcase Chair
    The old suitcase, which has seen many countries, gathering dust in the attic? With a little skill can be from a cozy lounge chair build. Then you can it on rainy autumn days make it convenient and dreamed a good book to distant countries.
    Building A Suitcase Chair
    With some tools and materials is the good, old suitcases in no time turned into an original piece of furniture with a vintage look. We show you how to do it.
    Building A Suitcase Chair
    Materials:
    old suitcase
    Pin
    Compact circular saw or jigsaw
    Drill (cordless drill) or multi-function tool
    Stapler or hammer and nails
    Screwdriver or cordless screwdriver
    2 pine boards in Koffermaß (18 mm thick)
    2 pine boards (10 cm x 40 cm x 18 mm)
    2 to 3 pieces of foam in Koffermaß (5 cm thick) (depending on how thick the case is)
    Spray
    12 wood screws (about 4 x 45 mm)
    Acrylic paint and brushes
    4 chair legs (4 x 45 mm)
    Upholstery buttons
    Building A Suitcase Chair
    And so it goes:
    First, to measure the breadth and depth of the case. With these dimensions, you can be at the hardware store two 18 mm thick pine wood panels sawing. After that you should draw the inner contour of the case on the wooden boards. Connecting with a circular saw or a jigsaw saw out the outline. Now it is tested whether the panels easily fit in the trunk, if not correct, again with the saw.
    Building A Suitcase Chair
    Does the size of the plates are sprayed with spray adhesive and foam plates layered over it. One should make sure that they go beyond the depth of the case, so you can comfortably sit on. Then, place a cloth over the foam board, stretch a little and fixed to the ground with the staple gun or nails.
    Building A Suitcase Chair
    To attach the pad buttons on the seat and backrest, with a distance of 20 cm turning two screws with the matching washer through the center of the fabric and the foam and attach the buttons.
    Building A Suitcase Chair
    Pine wood panels are used for the chair legs now to the two narrow pre-drilled at both ends at the points holes where behind the chair legs are to be secured. The chair legs can be painted with acrylic paint and thus adapted to the design of the case.
    Building A Suitcase Chair
    The prepared boards are placed in the case and fixed to the chair legs with a bolt from above through the case. Then, the padded plates are placed in the trunk. So they do not slip, they are secured with a screw through boot and plate.
    Building A Suitcase Chair
    Finish is stylish, homemade vintage suitcase chair.
    Building A Suitcase Chair

    Building A Suitcase Chair

    Building A Suitcase Chair

    Building A Suitcase Chair

    Building A Suitcase Chair

    Building A Suitcase Chair

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