Chair is part of the household which get easily loosen up or gets broken from time to time. If you want to save money, you can learn how to repair a chair, how to glue or reattach wooden chair or its leg in just a few simple steps. This is simple structural issue and you don’t have to spare too much time while doing this. But, if you are not sure how to do it, you should ask professional for some advice.
How to fix loose joints
One of the most common issues with your old chair is loose joint. Joint is a piece of material stuck in a wood. Check your chairs from time to time to see if joints are loose or not. If you notice loose joint, you can glue it on time. This way, you can prolong your chairs’ life cycle. If there is a screw near joint, you just need to carefully use screwdriver to unscrew it, and replace dowels.
It is good to have putty knife, it will make your work so much easier. Or, if you have, you can use mechanical tool to do it. Before you use your fixed chair, test it. Carefully sit on it and be ready if joint is about to crack.
If you want to fix your wobbly wooden chair, you need some tools to finish the job. Remove chair’s part one by one, clean every single part, and then re-glue them with solid glue for wood. This will do the job. If your chair has too many parts, make sure you label every part with a marker. If you don’t do that, you will find yourself in a position that you will not be sure which parts goes. Double-check hidden nails, or you will crack chair in the middle.
Do you want to fix dining chairs?
Dining chairs are most important part of your dining room. So, we totally understand why are you so attached to your beloved chair. From time to time, there will be weak points at least on one chair. Be prepared for that issue, and don’t panic if you notice something loose or scratched. Carpenter’s glue is a must. Along glue, you will need drill, screwdrivers or clamps. Only use these tools if you are sure how to use it. If you are beginner in fixing things, you should get some professional help, just in case.