How To Build A Recliner Frame?

Recliners are the ultimate mix of comfort and unparalleled luxury. They are perfect for relaxing after a tiring day or during a movie. That being said, you can also build your own recliner frame.

Building your own recliner frame is cost-effective and allows you also to add some personal touches to your frame. If you are someone who is crafty and would like to try your hands on building your own recliner, this article is for you.

What Are Things Needed To Build Your Own Recliner Frame?

Raw materials needed to build your own recliner frame are usually easy to get. Here is the list of things you would need:

  • Hardwood
  • Good quality steel
  • Screws
  • Upholstery fabric
  • Foam or padding

If you have assembled all the required raw materials, then you should be good to build your first-ever recliner!

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Steps To Building Recliner Frame

Building anything for the first time can be challenging. However, with the right recliner information and guidance, and some self-confidence, you can do it. Here are the basic steps you need to know when building your own recliner:

  • Step 1: Cut the wood to measurements. Make sure the wood is of good quality.
  • Step 2: For installing the screws, you need to drill the wood using a suitable drill. Using the same drill will be helpful in the long run.
  • Step 3: Measure the wood to scale for the seat of your recliner. This is a very important part of making your own recliner because the upholstery will be decided on this.
  • Step 4: After the basic frame is sorted, you need to get assembling them and get on with the upholstery.
  • Step 5: Lastly, choose the best quality padding for the upholstery, as the quality of padding will decide the comfort.

Last updated: 15/08/2022

About Karen Miller

Hello! I'm Karen Miller, an interior designer from Chicago with a passion for creating beautiful and functional spaces. After leading designer at Chicago Interior LLC in 2010-2020, I started to share my expertise on home comfort. I'm excited to help you transform your home into a place of comfort and joy. Thanks for joining me on this journey!

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