Monday, December 20, 2010

Antique Sleeper Sofa Frame Repair

The front skirt board is off the frame, and the left side facing arm is not secure.

Sofa frame with folded out sleeper mechanism.

The sofa frame without the sleeper mechanism.

The sofa arm / left side is removed to find out why it is wobbling.

Repairs to back frame in progress.

The frame repair is complete.

The pivot pin block has separated from the main back frame.

The pivot pin block has been secured to the frame.

The sofa back has been closed up after completing all the frame repairs.

The pivot socket block was removed, and the split block glued.

The pivot socket block has been repaired and replaced.

This skirt board was originally attached with wood screws. The holes will not hold for new screws.

Tee nuts secured under the upholstery of the skirt board.

We are looking at the screw heads of the 1/4 -20 x 1 inch machine used with Tee nuts to secure the front skirt board to the metal frame.

The repair work on the sofa frame is complete. 3 seat cushions go with this sofa.


  1. Thank you so much for this. I can't tell you how much guilt it alleviates. Leather Repairs Bradford

  2. WOW! I have a sofa bed ver similar to this. the base with fold-out for the mattress, along with back & two arms all go together like a puzzel. Mine are in peices now & I cannot rmember how to put back together. ANY suggestions?