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How to build a sofa


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The independent production of furniture is a rather complicated task, but with the necessary tools, certain skills in working with the material and a great desire, it is quite feasible.

The main advantage of homemade furniture is its uniqueness and the ability to perfectly fit it into the interior of your apartment or house.

You will need

  • - metal angles-
  • - foam-
  • - MDF-
  • - Whatman-
  • - furniture loops-
  • - thin plywood-
  • - the cloth-
  • - electric jigsaw-
  • - a pencil-
  • - square.



& Nbsp-Determine the shape of the sofa

Make all necessary measurements. Lay out a sheet of Whatman on the floor and draw a contour of the base of the sofa on it. Also, another method can be used to determine the contour of the bottom of the sofa. Choose a place for a new couch. Place the sheet of the paper in the given place and gently bend its edges so that the sheet goes around all the ledges and lines of the furniture already installed in the room. You have the form of the foundation of a new sofa.


Gently transfer the resulting pattern to sheetsMDF using a square and pencil. Saw two identical patterns on the office with a & nbsp-electric jig saw. This is the bottom and top bases of the frame of your new sofa. Attach one of the parts to the installation site. If necessary, bring it to the desired size.


Make a five-sheet MDF foot support forSofa. This structure will be based on the upper base of the frame. Arrange the three support legs with the letter "P", so that a space is formed between them that can be used as a box. Install the fourth leg at the level of the future back of the sofa, parallel to the adjacent wall. Fix the last, fifth leg, so that it forms a bridge between the fourth leg and the U-shaped box design. Attach the legs to the base of the sofa using metal corners and screws. & Nbsp-


Make a cutout in the upper base of the frame,Coinciding in size with the U-shaped structure of the legs. Attach the upper part to the legs of the sofa, reinforcing the design with metal corners. It should be noted that the top of the frame must fit snugly against the wall and the sofa surrounding the furniture.


Make the walls of the frame

Make the necessary measurements. Take a thin plywood and cut out of it a suitable size piece. Wet the resulting blank. Secure one end of the part to one side of the U-shaped structure of the legs of the sofa using two screws. Gently bend the part, giving it the right shape and fix it on the corner of your sofa. Establish the second wall of the carcass by analogy with the first.


Make and install the lid of the box. Make the drawer door using the furniture loops. Paint the plywood in any desired color. & Nbsp-


Using a paper template, make a patternSitting sofa from tourist foam. It is recommended to use two types of foam - thin and thick. Fold the resulting parts in such a way that the thin foam is on top. & Nbsp-


Dissolve the fabric using the same pattern, and sew a seat cover. Insert the seat base into the cover. Lay the seat of the sofa on the frame. Put a few pillows. & Nbsp-
Your sofa is ready.

How to build a sofa Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Vaqbiovh
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