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Seat cushions made easy

There's no need to take a back seat and leave upholstering of seat cushions to a pro. In just six simple steps and using materials readily available at fabric stores, you can quickly make comfortable, attractive cushions, and enjoy cost-savings to boot.

Six simple steps

Six simple steps

NOTE: for the McLaughlin dining chair you'll need to cut your plywood and seat materials to the dimensions shown in the article in the May 2011, WOOD Magazine. The photos in this brief online article show a different dining chair. However, the techniques work the same for both; only the dimensions change.

Begin by cutting the plywood to size and routing the edges with a 1/8" round-over bit. Sand all edges and faces smooth. Now follow these six easy steps for a custom seat.

Continued on page 2:  Cut the foam to shape


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