Friday, July 12, 2013

How to Clean an Oriental Rug - Part 3 of 3 - Leg Adjustment

Fig.1 Ottoman Leg
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Allen wrench 1/8 inch
Allen screw

Mrs. Black was having her oriental rugs cleaned, in the process of removing the furniture from the rug, several furniture legs were loose and needed immediate attention.

This post shows the five steps to secure the ottoman legs to prevent further damage.

Step 1: Fig.1 above shows the ottoman leg had twisted off the leg. 
Step 2: Fig.2 shows that an Allen screw secured the wooden leg to the ottoman body.
Fig.2 Allen screw
Step 3: Fig.3 shows the ottoman turned upside down to reach the wooden legs.
Fig.3 Bottom of chair
Step 4: Fig.4 shows an orange handle 1/8-inch Allen wrench tightened the screw into the ottoman body. Only this wooden leg was loose, the other legs were tightened but were not loose.
Fig.4 Tightened screw
Step 5: Fig.5 shows the job is done and the legs are secured.
Fig.5 Leather chair
How To Clean an Oriental Rug: 

Part 1 of 3 - Oriental Rug Shampoo
Part 2 of 3 - Furniture Feet Protection
Part 3 of 3 - Oriental Leg Adjustment

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