Insider's Guide to Furniture & the Home Furnishings Industry

Jeff Frank is a 40 year veteran of the furniture industry who is happy to answer your questions about furniture! Ask your question today!

Any content, trademarks, or other material that might be found on the SimplicitySofas.com website that is not SimplicitySofas.com’s property remains the copyright of its respective owner/s. In no way does SimplicitySofas.com claim ownership or responsibility for such items, and you should seek legal consent for any use of such materials from its owner.

I have an Ikea chair that broke - one of the wooden pegs connecting the leg to seat split in half & is still wedged in the hole. How do I repair this?

From your description it sounds as though a dowel broke off.

To fix this, get an electric drill and simply drill a new hole (the same diameter as the original hole) right through the broken dowel.

Then use a new dowel. Coat the new dowel with a thin layer of wood glue and insert into the new hole.

Comments RSS feed for comments on this page

There are no comments yet. Be the first to add a comment by using the form below.

Search