Refurbishing an Extempore chair slat

Very rarely (+/- 25 min)

Make sure that the damage can't be repaired by simply sanding the wood. If that’s not possible, follow the steps below to replace a slat of the Extempore chair.

Instructions for Extempore chair slat

Follow the instructions below or in the video above

  • Drill out the rivets
  • Take out the damaged slat
  • Place the new slat
  • Rivet the new slat on the chair
  • Remove the leg glides with the screwdriver
  • Pour out the remains of the rivets
  • Replace the leg glides on the tube

Take a seat, you're done! There may be a color difference with other planks, but this will fade over time when the furniture is outdoors.


These are the tools you need

  • New slat
  • Riveter
  • Rivets
  • Flat screwdriver
  • Electric drill