Sofa Armor

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Project by Marcial posted 05-20-2017 03:39 AM 1054 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The problem and the cause

We could have just re-upholstered the sofa but Andy would have possibly/probably tore that up sooner or later.
Thus the solution given that my hobby is woodworking.
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#1 posted 05-20-2017 03:56 AM

You don’t want to hear my solution! ;-)

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#2 posted 05-20-2017 05:32 AM

Beautiful work though!

I agree with papadan!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 05-20-2017 07:36 PM

Great fix.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 05-20-2017 08:24 PM

I didn’t expect to see what I saw! LOL! Nice fix!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 05-20-2017 09:30 PM

In our house that couch would really be welcome….all our cats ( about 30 or more) have their own inside (about 20’X26’) and outside enclosed (about the same size) but in our house are 7 dogs who no longer tear up things but sure do love to lay everywhere. Yep, animals run our life

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#6 posted 05-21-2017 03:07 PM

Thanks to all for your comments. Saturday was a black cloud day for woodworking- my first go at Cosman’s dowel hinges was a fail, thus stayed away from LJ until this AM.

You don t want to hear my solution! ;-)

- papadan

Papadan, Andy’s a great cat. Sofa vandalism is pretty much his only bad habit. Over the years, cat ownership has been a great excuse to not buy fancy carpets or upholstered furniture.

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#7 posted 06-14-2017 06:13 PM

The one daughter has a cat and a couch and I’m thinking this is the answer.

Thanks Marcial.

-- For those about to die, remember your bicycle helmet!

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