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I recently gave up on the felt pads when I saw an odd alternative on Amazon: NancyProtectz Ribbed Furniture Sock These may not be the least obtrusive furniture feet and might not lend to the modern look or feel of the Ikea chairs, but I've been using them on square, wooden furniture legs for a few months and they do fairly well sliding across 100-year ...


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There's no reason you couldn't use the self-adhesive pads and augment them with small brads. I'd look for round-headed ones and make sure you drive them well into the felt with a nail set. This assumes that the plastic foot on the chairs is substantial enough to take a nail.


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If you're trying to use those little peel and stick felt pads, forget it. Those things will never last, no matter how you try to attach them. If this was a wooden chair, I'd say use a nail on foot. Since it's a metal leg, you'll have to find something that attaches via bolt, or some other means. I'm not familiar with these chairs, but some types of chairs ...


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This looks like solvent peeled up the urethane. I don't think you will have great success coloring it. The best way to do this is to re-finish the entire top of the table. It's not as bad as it sounds, but if you haven't done anything like that before, then get a professional to do it. Experience is necessary. The first thing I would do is sand the rings ...


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Stain markers are mostly felt pens. You can buy a kit of various colors. Surf the web using 'Stain Markers' as a search term and you will find plenty of suppliers. There is some art to this as each stained wood color needs a very close match to look real. Some of these stains also partially dissolve the existing stain so they merge together. Go slow and do ...


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Use 2x material... it's probably cheaper, stronger, and gives you more surface to screw into. (edit: this was based on the original question -- 'use 1x or 2x material?') 1/2" ply would probably be fine, but I'd suggest you upgrade to at least 5/8" ply (or whatever the horrible version of that is in the box stores -- 19/32"?!?) to skin the exterior. ...



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