|That's a neat looking chair you got there. Unless you want to restore it to keep it's value I'd have some fun with it and maybe have the aluminum painted at an auto body shop and upholstered in some awesome bright colors.|
Here is a link that might be useful: Goodform office chair like yours?
I really like the aluminum, although it's gotten a bit trendy lately, but I liked it before it was fashionable. LOL!
So, has anyone ever had a seat like that reupholstered? I just don't know the best route to get that done, although I suppose either a furniture or auto place could do it. And I'm thinking of using leather rather than the vinyl. I know almost nothing about leather upholstery, so I'd appreciate any tips on buying the fabric.
|For the aluminum frame, you can clean it with TSP mixed with water. Scrub it on with steel wool, and then rinse really well.|
|you--if you have any handy sewing skills--can upholster the seat with fabric... |
using leather would be more difficult and not for a beginner--
lot up upholstery how-to's on the Internet
the chair currently has a piped seam but don't know that you would HAVE to actually use that when you recover the seat...it would just a a different look...
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