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Repair a swivel chair by taking apart the swivel mechanism, removing the old gas cylinder, replacing it with a new gas cylinder and reassembling the chair. Obtain a replacement gas cylinder at a home improvement store, h... More »

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It is possible to replace caster wheels on office chairs. Websites such as eHow.com or FamilyHandman.com provide a list of needed tools and step-by-step instructions to accomplish this repair. More »

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To repair a sinking hydraulic chair, you need to replace the gas cylinder in the chair's base stand. You also need a plumber's pipe wrench, needle-nosed pliers, grease or Vaseline and WD-40. It is also recommended to wea... More »

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Restore an antique wood swivel chair by cleaning the chair, stripping the old finish, removing stains, applying new finish, and repairing or replacing parts in the swivel mechanism. Use clear finish rather than wood stai... More »

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First, determine what component of the swivel rocker mechanism needs to be repaired, then replace either the faulty gas cylinder, the manual mechanism or both. It may also be necessary to repair damaged wood if any of th... More »

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Swivel wheels make turning the object the wheels support easier, but they can also make it difficult to control. Pushing a cart or other item with swivel wheels in a straight line, particular on an uneven surface, can be... More »

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Attach a swivel base to a rocker recliner by turning the chair over, removing the black cloth that covers the bottom, fitting a plywood plate for the framework and attaching the rocking, swivel base to the plywood. Inspe... More »

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