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recliner riser platform

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

This is a platform for raising the recliner at least two inches.

  • 1x4 pine, cut to 27"L for the outside frame.
  • 1x3 pine, for internal ribs and corner braces, locate flush to frame at the bottom
  • Two smaller strips are glued to the insides of the front and back pieces.
  • plywood sheet 3/4" or 1/2" thick, cut slightly smaller than 27" x 25 1/2", place into frame on top.
  • Nails: #4d x 1-1/2" finishing nails
  • wood glue to reinforce all joints
View shown is front to back.

Else you can buy a 31" x 31" plastic one for $139USD:

(sketch was done with Google SketchUp)