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Published on February 4th, 2012 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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Bernhard chair to barstool





Materials: Bernhard dining chair  

Description: Well, I recently created this for my home- a piece for the space off the Kitchen needed a BarStool- and since IKEA’s “As-Is”/Returns area just happened to have this white Bernhard Dining chair for sale for $59.00 US (normally 139.00 US) I thought- what the heck- besides getting a piece of White Leather alone would cost more that that-
and then the cost to pay an Upholsterer??!!
fuggadaboudit!


So- this is what I created- a 30″ tall barstool- with a Stainless Steel welded base-
brought to a magnificent “Mirror Finish” Polish by a local metal polisher I work with.
(Henry ROCKS!!)

Also- I recently added a IKEA Hacker section to my flickr site!

~ Randall Kramer, Kramer Design Studio

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Jules IKEAHacker

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4 Responses to Bernhard chair to barstool

  1. Anonymous says:

    Love this – but where to get the base for chair?

  2. Anonymous says:

    He WELDED it himself……………..

  3. Anonymous says:

    Do you think this could be done with a snille chair? I need to get it to be a counter stool — 24-26″ high. Either on its standard base or on the swivel.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Hey Randall, you don’t to still have the legs for the Bernhard do you? I just picked up the seat at the as-is section today at Ikea…

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