The back legs on the TULLSTA chair quickly began to weaken and threatened to break if someone sat down too quickly. We had an old rocking chair from the ’70s; orange, worn and ugly. But I was very lucky because it had an excellent base that was easily mounted to the bottom of the TULLSTA with eight lag bolts. Then, it was just a question of moving the spider further back to achieve perfect balance.
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