I sawed the top off the POÄNG chair to shorten the back and eliminated the headrest cushion. See more.
#2 POÄNG gravity recliner
I have a bad back and this hacked POÄNG gravity recliner was to help relieve pressure on my spine. So far it works exactly as planned. I also plan to add a heated seat massager to really unwind after a long day. Enjoy!
#3 Armrest padding
I found the bent wood arms on the POÄNG chair too hard and IKEA still does not make padded armrests for the chair. Here’s how I padded them.
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