Flickr Find: Restored Herman Miller Fiberglass Shell Chair

Flickr Find: Restored Herman Miller Fiberglass Shell Chair

Beth Zeigler
Apr 2, 2009

040209herman-02.jpgWe'd like to think that if we spotted the faded Herman Miller chair on the left that we'd buy it with the plans to restore it. That's what Melissa and Adam did (scored the pair at a flea market for $10!). Their road to restoration after the jump.

Up-close "Before" image of the chair. Melissa said that the chairs were shedding fiberglass and they noticed the sun had bleached them from sitting outside too long. Although the couple had no idea how to restore this sort of chair, they purchased them anyway and went online for instructions. That effort landed them at Chairfag.com where they learned how to wet-sand and restore fiberglass. Melissa claims that if they can do it--anyone can... More pics of their process on their flickr photostream.

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