It’s tough imagining industrial steel barrel drums being re-purposed into snazzy-looking home furniture.
This would be a great feature in the home or the garden!
It’s unfortunately not a step by step video but it does give you a good idea of the main steps required to make the chair.
The materials and equipment that you’ll need to make your DIY chair are shown below.
- Steel drum
- Metal or enamel paint
- Wooden brackets for the feet
- Fabric binding
- Foam inset
- Rivets / studs
- Angle grinder
- Spray gun (optional)
- Paint brush
DID YOU KNOW?
In 2009, U.S. EPA reported that furniture accounted for 9.8 million tons (4.1%) of household waste. Furniture is the number one least-recycled item in a household, and it was only up until 2008 that there was a recovery (materials used for recycling) greater than 0.05% since the 1960s — 0.1%.