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    Red face sewing chair?

    So I think I want Santa to bring me a chair for Christmas. Wow are they expensive! any suggestions/tips

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    Have you tried a used office supplies/liquidation store? I got a great chair with lumbar support and they threw in a chair mat too for $25 from a company that closed recently. They upholstery was spotless! I got some lateral wooden file cabinets from a county agency auction for under $50 for two. At least the economy has helped a bit.

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    I got a task chair at Office Max, on sale for $39. It is so comfortable. I sat on a stool for 13 years!.

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    I had a good chair from Sams, desk chair with arms; it was really nice, and comfy........BUT then it broke.....you tend to lean forward a lot, when sewing, and it puts a strain on an chair that "rocks" (like desk,computer chairs)..........so you need to maybe think about a "stationary" chair, not one that rocks, when you shop for this. Right now, I have a straight back, non rocking one, but I find it a little bit too low........tried putting wheels on it, but that doesnt really work too well either. I think this is a real problem (at least, it has been for me)
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    I have an inexpensive office chair and it works great for me.

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    I use an office chair that I got at Office Max. It works well.


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    I just bought a couple of these for my new sewing room. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...00_i00_details So far they are comfortable. They do say they are meant to be used on carpet and if you use them on hard flooring you must get different wheels. I have a different chair by my computer (ReStore for $25) that has slipped out from under two people. Ow! My tailbone hurt for a month. The other person wasn't hurt like I was.

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    I have a chair from the Horn company. It was around 250 and is very nice.

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    www.gaiam.com balance ball chair, i worked @ wendys for 3 years, and sprained my tailbone filled out an accident report and went to the dr..blah blah...best thing was that summer we went on a houseboat for a week and we swam a lot.
    anyway, it makes the difference for me to be able to sit and get up, as opposed to sitting on a regular chair, and not being able to get up as easily. have used these chairs for years. they strengthen the core muscles as well, worst thing about that is when one has a friend over, and you get to laughing hard, its rather difficult to stay on the ball...
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    I bought two different ones and my room was too small and the chairs were not comfortable. I now use a wooden stool, right height and more the right size, fits better in my room also.
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    Go to an office supply store and sit on them. I found a black leather that fits me great for about $40. Sat on the more expensive ones but this one was just right for me.

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    I got mine at Sams. I've had it about 10 years and it still works great. It lowers and lifts to different levels and has rollers so I can roll from my machine to my computer if I need to. It was about $35.00

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