Side chairs into mid-century-ish club chairs

Tim gives a new mid-century twist to these side chairs.

“I’m not sure what the Ikea name for these side chairs is, but they were old and wobbly and the back legs were breaking off. I made a simple base out of 2×10’s and used the original arms from the ikea chair as a curvaceous way to hold up the back and keep it strong. My wife, Susan, stitched up …

… the leather slip covers based on the old (removed) ones. She actually used some leather from a discarded Ikea leather upholstery sample. Now they’re comfortable, low armless loungers.”

the old Ikea armchair