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    Talking My MK4 Office chair!


    So I turned the drivers seat into a rather comfy office chair, Sorry bout the quality (iPhone 3G camera sucks!)

    Basically cut a piece of old desk top and attached office chair base to it and then the astra seat via the two rear bolts.

    It holds really well with two bolts but I am gonna wel some 90* bolt holders onto the front of the seat frame so I can bolt it down at all 4 corners.

    Really damn comfy
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    nice one fella.....love it
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    reminds me abit of the garage seats i made from supra front seats, though mine are on metal rails with all the electric adjustment working :P are very comfy to eat lunch on haha

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    I made my two Metro sport chairs into office chairs too, i will get some pics uploaded

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    Here is one of my Metro Chairs as an office chair, still has the full headrest and reclining funtion. Chair rails were removed then the chair was bolted to a peice of thick plywood (which was then painted black for full effect - i had already cut it to shape so there was no overhang). I then bolted the plywood to an office chair base with gas lift, found the best place for weight distrobution.

    So all in, a very comfy chair that turns, goes up& down, reclines and even folds (out of a 3dr car) which is handy for storage or transporting in the house.

    They have been in use for about 4months now daily with no problems, way beats the Argos office chair that the base is from


    Oh and excuse the messy desk and mad Macbook screensaver when pics were taken (& cameraphone quality)

    Cheers.

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    Turning car seats into office chairs is a really neat idea. You should deffo reshape the piece of board it is on and paint it black though. A jigsaw should make an easy job of it?

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    I love it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil B View Post
    Turning car seats into office chairs is a really neat idea. You should deffo reshape the piece of board it is on and paint it black though. A jigsaw should make an easy job of it?
    Yeah I'm gonna get the board down once I've made up the front tags and welded them on. then I will paint it black or carpet it
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    gunna have to get a photo of my mates office chair

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    Comfortable office chair

    I was surprised to see an office chair which looked like CHARLES EAMES creation, When I asked the store executive at STAPLES about it, she confirmed and said YES itís been reproduced and available at a very discounted rate. Guess, what I did?
    I bought one and itís so stylish. Love my CHARLES EAMES chair. Iím planning to give one to my Dad as a present from the same SWANSEA SUPERSTORE, Liberty Stadium Wales. Note, that at STAPLES they call these CHARLES EAMES chairs Amalfi, Quinto, and Rialto.

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