Reclining office chair with footrest – A recliner has the same shape and size as a regular chair, but includes a small lever or handle on one side and moving parts inside. Pulling the handle will cause the bottom of the chair out and cause the chair to tilt backward. You may want to modify the recliner in a regular chair because the footrest no longer works or may not have adequate space for the chair fully reclines. From the chair it leans simply must not place against a wall. Blocking the internal mechanisms is the correct way to convert a recliner in a regular chair.
Turn the reclining office chair with footrest upside down and examine the bottom. If the chair has a piece of cloth on the bottom, pry up to loosen the clamps that hold the fabric in place with a staple remover. Slide your hand up through the chair until you find the lever that releases the footrest. Remove your hand, then place a U – bracket on the lever. Screw wood screws 1 inch across each side of the bracket and the frame.
12 Photos Gallery of: Transforming a Reclining Office Chair with Footrest in Regular Chair
Attach L brackets at the bottom of the chair where the sides of the reclining office chair with footrest meets. Establish a support at the bottom of the footrest and screw the bracket on the footrest. Screw the other side of the L-bracket on the frame of the chair by the footrest. Attaching two supports on each side of the footrest, which footrest keep moving. Turn the chair to sit upright and turn it so that the back of the chair facing. Place three flat supports, where the back of the chair is the seat.