Furniture Repair

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Fix Sticking Drawers in Wooden Furniture

Avoid a sticky situation with your furniture drawers.

A broken wooden chair against a mint green wall.
Repairing Chairs

Here's how to fix a seat that wiggles, shimmies, or rocks when it shouldn't.

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How to Repair a Wood Chair Arm

Repairing a wood chair arm is something you can do.

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How to Repair a Wooden Folding Chair

Several cases of wooden folding chair damage can occur due to improper use, long use, or accidents.

Office swivel chairs.
How to Repair an Office Swivel Chair

An office swivel chair helps you work efficiently.

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Glue Block

A glue block is the original furniture bracer. It is a piece of wood that helps support the joints.

Cupboards and drawers ajar in a kitchen
Are Plastic Drawer Slides Any Good?

They're less expensive, but will they do the job?

small patio table with four chairs
Is a Fiberglass or Acrylic Tabletop More Scratch Resistant than Glass?

Tabletops take a beating, so know your durability options.

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How to Reinforce a Loose Wood Chair Arm

Keep your chair maintained to avoid injury.

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How to Replace Wooden Chair Legs

Replace a damaged wooden chair legs using these tips.

A rocking chair.
How to Repair Rocking Chair Rockers

No one wants a rocking chair that doesn't rock.

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How to Replace Solid Wood Chair Spindles

Part of the strength and stability of a chair comes from the chair spindles.

A set of offwhite cabinets with two drawers slightly open
3 Ways to Quiet Kitchen Drawer Slides

Kitchen drawer slides are usually exposed to a lot of wear and tear due to excessive use.

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How to Repair Rattan Furniture

Rattan furniture is made out of rattan, a species of palm native to Asia, Africa, and Australia.

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Installing Drawer Slides: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid

If you are installing drawer slides don't make these errors.

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Solid Wood Table Top: Repair a Broken Corner

If your solid wood table top is cracked or broken, follow these steps for a good repair.

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How to Repair a Split Wooden Chair Seat

Have you tried glues and patches on your favorite but split wooden chair seat?

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How to Make Wooden Furniture Look like Teak Furniture

Teak furniture is beautiful, and expensive.

Colorful swivel chairs in a row.
How to Replace a Swivel Chair Base

Keep your desk chair for longer.

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How to Repair Swivel Rocking Chairs

When swivel rocking chairs break, in most cases the problem is metal rubbing against metal.

ping pong paddle laying near the net on a table
How to Repair Ping Pong Table Top Water Damage

With glue, clamps, and the proper technique you can fix the problem.

A wood table.
How to Glue a Broken Wooden Table Leg

It is easy to glue a broken table leg.

An open set of white drawers.
Installing Drawer Runners

Installing a drawer runner will allow you to open them with more efficiency and ease.

Kitchen with several drawers open
Center Drawer Slide Installation Made Easy

A necessary drawer component, it's easy to find and install.

Red airchair in the street
Furniture Woes: Chairs with Loose Legs

When it comes to chair leg repair, you can likely use one of these four fixes.

A young woman sitting and laughing on a couch.
How to Fix a Sagging Couch

Fix your couch with one of these five solutions.

A close-up image of a drawer glide.
Replace Drawer Glides in 5 Steps

Don't let problematic glides frustrate you!

cracked wood bed board
How to Fix a Cracked Wooden Bed Frame

Don't toss your furniture just because of a crack.

Veneer TV stand cabinet
How to Glue Veneer Furniture

Repair it instead of ditching it.

A thin piece of wooden veneer.
How to Refinish Wood Veneer Furniture

Consider using this method to give the veneer a new finish.

A drawer.
Installing Drawer Extension Slides Step-by-Step

Consider the drawer weight and depth.

A white piece of particle board furniture with drawer slides.
Full Extension Drawer Slides: Choosing the Right Size

Taking special care while measuring to get the best results.

dining set on a patio
How to Repair Wooden Patio Table Tops

It can be outside and still look new.

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Answering Furniture Repair Questions

Q. I recently purchased a cheaply upholstered 1950s couch. It has a wood frame, springs and firm, heavy,

Wood chair
How to Replace Wood Chair Seats

If the seats of your wood chairs are worn out, damaged, or just need an update, you can tackle the task without buying all new furniture.

An isolated, veneered desk against a white background.
How to Repair Scratched Wood Veneer Furniture

Some scratches on veneered furniture can be repaired.

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How to Repair a Wobbly Wooden Table

A wooden table can, after time, become wobbly and unstable when joints connecting it to its legs loosen.

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How to Repair a Tile Patio Table

Tiles or grout on a tile patio table can cracked due to many factors, such as direct impact, extreme

woman moving heavy couch alone
How to Move Heavy Furniture by Yourself

Learn to be an army of one.

A close up on marble.
How to Repair Scratches in a Marble Table Top

A marble tabletop can be an elegant, classy addition to any home.

A wooden table top with a medium-sized crack.
How to Repair a Cracked Solid Wood Table Top

There is a lot you can do for a cracked tabletop.

Three screw-on type white caster wheels.
How to Attach Caster Wheels to Furniture

Make your hard-to-move furniture mobile by adding caster wheels and worry less about scratching your floors.