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How to Build Dining Room Chairs

Follow the directions in these four projects and you can make a set of dining room chairs made of a stainless steel welded metal base with a bent laminated seat made out of polypropylene covered with a white felt cushion.

  • Time

    15 Minutes

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy to Moderate

How To Use a Metal-Cutting Chop Saw

Learn how to begin construction on dining room chairs by cutting rods with a chop saw.

  • Time

    Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Easy/Moderate

    Hard

How To Use a TIG Welder

Learn how to weld the side frame and position the jig to receive the stretches for these dining room chairs. Then weld the stretchers to the frame and the feet to the bottom of the chairs.

  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How To Cut By Water Jet and Apply Felt to Seats

See how these dining room chair seats are cut by water-jet technology and then covered in industrial grade felt.

  • Time

    30 Minutes

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

How to Attach Seat Buckets to Dining Room Chairs

Learn how to finish constructing a dining room chair by adding the seat bucket.

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