How to Take Apart a Lane Recliner? 3 DIY Steps!

If you have a Lane recliner, this article is for you. We’ll show how to take apart a lane recliner and what tools are needed. The process isn’t too difficult but will require some time and patience.

You should also get your hands on a Phillips head screwdriver with an extension and small pliers to help release springs that might be stuck together in the mechanism of the seat or backrest. OK, let’s get started!

 

How to Take Apart a Lane Recliner

Steps on Taking Apart a Lane Recliner

Step 1. First of all, you should read the manual that came with your chair. If it doesn’t have one, no problem as it is possible to find a PDF online which can guide us during this process. As an alternative, we’ll show how for some models and provide tips in case yours isn’t covered by these instructions.

I recommend is moving the recliner into a well-lit area so you can see what you’re doing better when disassembling.

The next step would be to remove any cushion pads from the seat or backrest before proceeding forward; You might need scissors for this task if they are too tight in place because of their stitching (although there are usually some in the back of your chair which you can use).

Step 2. The next step is to remove the armrest from one side. To do this, make sure that it’s locked into place on both sides and then pull slowly up until they come off.

You should be careful during this process because there might be some buttons or other components still attached to these parts (keep reading below for more information as to how to deal with them) but also so as not to damage any fabric underneath – I recommend using towels if possible.

Step 3. Next, we’ll proceed by removing fasteners like screws, bolts, or warps/springs which are holding different parts together: So check all around the edge of each component and try to loosen them gently; If they don’t come off easily, you’ll have to use a tool like pliers or something else.

If any parts of the chair still seem tightly attached and difficult to remove – like screws for example You can try using an electric drill with some heat on them (don’t forget safety goggles).

Heat will make it easier to unscrew these components so they come off without damage. Just turn your head as not to get blinded by the sparks coming out!

When everything is detached from one side, flip it over and do this process again for the other side. Once both sides are done, you should be able to take apart each part individually; And finally, enjoy sitting back in peace!”

 

Steps To Remove The Back Of Your  Recliner

Undo the screws on the back of your recliner. These don’t come off easily, you’ll have to use a tool like pliers or something else.

If any parts of the chair still seem tightly attached and difficult to remove – like screws for example You can try using an electric drill with some heat on them (don’t forget safety goggles).

Heat will make it easier to unscrew these components so they come off without damage. Just turn your head as not to get blinded by the sparks coming out!

When everything is detached from one side, flip it over and do this process again for the other side. Once both sides are done, you should be able to take apart each part of the chair by removing screws.

Take Apart The Armrests From Your Recliner

You can also separate the arms from your recliner, which is a great idea if you live in an apartment and don’t want to bother with carrying out each part of your furniture when moving.

Some pieces might be connected on one side but not at all on the other – while others are connected on both sides.

You should take off any bolts connecting these parts using pliers or whatever tool works for you best! Most armrests come apart easily because their slots often have latches to help them open up more easily too.

Tilt-back whichever end has connections left onto its base without pushing it forward so it doesn’t hurt your floor or any other furniture.

If you have a leather recliner, don’t forget to take off the armrests before prying apart the rest of the chair! Leather is more durable than fabric so it can withstand some more abuse from tools and has less chance of being torn while separating seams.

 

Removing the Bac of Leather Recliner

The process for removing these will be similar to the above: look for screws with pliers or an adjustable wrench if they’re stuck too tightly in place.

Pull them out with minimal force just until there’s enough slack to pull them right out – then set them aside and move on to unscrewing anything else that needs attention.

Leather might need a little extra care when pulling away at it because it could stretch and tear. If you’re struggling, take off the excess so that it’s easier to separate any seams in your chair without having to deal with tearing up more leather.

If there are belts holding springs or other parts together rather than screws, they’ll likely have a buckle on one end which is how these will need to be undone before adjusting anything else for them not to get tangled!

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