Poang

Published on November 18th, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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Poang tuning






Materials:
Poang chair & footstool

Description:
We all love Poang chairs. Unfortunately, their design can make you have a position so low that elderly people may have some difficulties to sit up and down. We need the seat to be horizontal and the back less angled.

Just mount the lower structure of the Poang and screw (from down) to it the structure of the footstool. Then use the front screw to join the upper structure of the chair but not the one in the back. Instead of this union, screw the upper structure to the footstool.

You can add another screw for the arms not to bend and the footstool board to add extra stiffness to the seat.

~ fstdp@hotmail.com, Spain

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Jules IKEAHacker

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2 Responses to Poang tuning

  1. cookie says:

    Isn’t that just an ordinary chair then? I thought the whole point of this was the swinging?

  2. Anonymous says:

    Love Poang; it’s the only “comfy chair” my back can tolerate. But even at 40, getting out of one is challenging, at best. This hack may do the trick! Do you have any in-progress or before & after pictures you could post?

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