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How to Fix a Papasan Chair Base

What you need

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    • Remove and save rattan from broken sections.

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    • Remove old nails from the sections that have separated. Pliers may be helpful for nails that are hard to reach with the claw of a hammer.

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    • Glue the split wood pieces together, clamp, and let them dry.

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    • Nail the thin decorative wood pieces to the larger sections of the frame.

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    • Screw the circular base and upper to the vertical supports that have become disconnected.

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    • Screw together two ends of the circular part of the frame. Align the screw to be perpendicular to the seam where the two ends connect.

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    • Nail down one side of the rattan and re-wrap it. Finish by nailing down the other end of the rattan to secure it.

Conclusion

Following these steps will restore your papasan chair to working order.

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3 Comments

What screw you used? Screw dimensions?

Lourdes Diaz - Reply

easy peasy…thanks

Katherine Elaine - Reply

Were u would u recommend get the wicker to wrap chairs , at???

Thanks in advance!!!

Carrmone Bears - Reply

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