Number Fifty-Three: Quick Antique Ladder Back Chair Makeover

Don't you love a good tag sale find and a quick makeover? Tag sales are slowly starting up again in Massachusetts, although I have to say.

Have a vintage ladder back chair that can't be used for sitting anymore? Salvage the back and turn it into a hanging rack for the back of your closet door- in my case, a Ladder Back Scarf Rack! Attach some vintage spoons or other flatware to make additional hooks- great upcycle / repurpose project! #SadieSeasongoods

vintage ladder back chair Salvage the back and turn it into a hanging rack for the back of your closet door- Ladder Back Scarf Rack- Attach some vintage spoons or other flatware to make additional hooks- upcycle / repurpose project!

FREE Online Instructions for a Ladder Back Chair Seat -- Weaving a Ladder Back Chair Seat with Flat Reed -- Sometime in the early 1980s, Lestel Childress, a fifth generation white oak basket maker from Park City Kentucky, showed Beth and I how to weave a seat for a ladder back chair. The following instructions are based on Lestel's method. Instead of white oak splits, we are using flat reed for our chair seat. Flat reed is inexpensive, makes a strong chair seat and will last for years.

FREE Online Instructions for a Ladder Back Chair Seat - flat reed is inexpensive, makes a strong chair seat and will last for years.

Staining Outdated Oak Ladder Back Chairs in Walnut!

Staining Outdated Oak Ladder Back Chairs in Walnut!

Sometimes the projects that give us the most problems turn out the best. These golden oak chairs were in serious need of an update. My client originally wanted…

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