Learn How to Repair Loose or Broken Chair Parts Part 2
Today is a continuation with how to repair loose or broken chair parts part 2. Master woodworker and second generation woodworker, Chester Spier is still in the house to show us how to complete this repair. We are presenting this woodworking repair as a master craftsman would approach this kind of damage. My settee is broken at the arm and the wood behind it is missing. Chet inspects and removes the arm to see the damage and finds that the repair is more involved than anticipated.
Watch Chester easily complete this repair.
My method of repair involves the use of plastic wood. This is the wrong way to secure the arm and have a sturdy fix for the problem. Chet’s way has him meticulously cutting out the broken area and working to re-shape the new wood patch. We are using a new piece of cherry to complete the job. This is the part where many of us get nervous. Using proper woodworking tools makes the job easier and manageable. You need patience to do this kind of work but it’s all worth it in the end. The arm will be stronger than before the break! Get the materials list here: materials list
I help a little too!
I want to know exactly how to repair loose or broken chair parts part 2 because then I can start shopping for antiques in need of repair. That’s the way you get the best deals on great furnishings for your home. No one else wants them because they don’t know how to repair them. If you have to pay a master woodworker, the antique no longer becomes a good investment. This is the best way to furnish a home on a budget and no one will be the wiser! That’s great for you bottom line.