By 14cczpo. Chaise Lounge. At Friday, August 10th 2018, 02:12:46 AM.
Before leaping ahead, decide whether you need a chaise lounge for indoor or outdoor use. The outdoor version is able to withstand exposure to weather elements, has a back frame with adjustable angles and wheels at one end of the chair for easier portability. Review the available designs and make your decision based on complexity of the job, available space and budget. You can choose to customize the designs but it's advisable to adhere to the fundamentals and only tweak the aesthetics. Never build on a whim as it's better to have the proper plans or instructions on how to build a chaise lounge in hand. Allocate sufficient working space and prepare the implements beforehand. If need be, invest in the correct tools as there is bound to be more home projects in the pipeline.
Follow the plan to build the frame for an indoor chaise lounge. After securely attaching the base padding, use a staple gun to fasten the matching fabric or upholstery to the frame. Alternatively, fasten a base fabric to protect the padding and sew a cover to drape over the chair. This will not be an easy job as you need to accurately measure the dimensions of the completed padded chair, and cut and sew the material for proper fit. The benefit is the ability to remove the chair cover for laundering, or alternate with covers of different patterns. If this sounds too adventurous, sand and varnish the completed chair frame minus the base padding. Sew or purchase some flat cushions and attach laces to the corners of the cushions. Place the cushions on the chair and securely tie the laces to the frame.
You can buy chaise lounges from a variety of retailers, including your local department store or ecommerce websites. Depending on your budget or requirements, it is also worth looking into buying a chaise lounge direct from the furniture manufacture as they can create bespoke pieces suited to your specific needs. For a cheaper option try consulting online furniture sales where products are frequently discounted and there are many bargains to be had. Chaise lounges are a great investment; providing a lifetime of comfort and luxury and are guaranteed to be the envy of your friends.