View Full Version : Seats with no coils???

24th July 2012, 02:12 AM
Hi, I recently purchased a balloon chair for my first little diy upholstery job.

I looked underneath, took off the fabric and found there to be webbing, some foam but NO springs/coils? l am a complete beginner, so pardon my ignorance, but l thought all chairs required coils?

any advice on what to do from here?

Thanks guys.

24th July 2012, 11:06 AM
Bonita..perhaps post a pic. I'm about to do some first-time upholstery repairs as well. I' am doing an old piano stool (of course, webbing, padding, but no springs...its in a thread under the retoration section) and also need to tackle a cojpe of late 1800's grandfather & grandmother chairs that I am about to fall through!! Lawry

14th September 2012, 05:28 PM
You can often find balloon back diners and drop in seats with just webbing and hessian on the top of the frame.

15th October 2012, 10:26 AM
hey mate, these days not alot of chairs have springs its all webbing and foam. For a beginner i wouldnt recommended springs if u dont tie them down to the frame properly u will be doing it again