Step 5: Secure the new sling

man securing new chair sling onto chair frame
Photo: Matthew Septimus
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Slide the detached rail over the sling's other nylon rod. Bolt this rail back on the frame. Tighten the loose bolts on the opposite rail to make the sling taut.
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    Tools List

    • utility knife
      Utility knife

    • to remove damaged sling
    • 100-foot tape measure
      Flexible tape measure
    • bar clamp
      Rubber mallet
    • mallet
      Wire cutter
    • wire cable snips
      Screwdriver

    • to pop out pegs and clips

    Shopping List

    1. Replacement sling or single-wrap vinyl straps

    2. Pegs
    for vinyl strap installation

    3. Metal furniture paint
    for touch-ups or repainting