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Recommendation: VERY sturdy recliner/armchair

rharbuckleNovember 8, 2012
I'm just starting the process of planning our new house. We're going to be returning home after many years overseas in furnished quarters and need to start with the basics. To keep the other half of the family, the absolute starting point has to be a very comfortable, very sturdy chair, recliner if possible - something that a large guy can use daily for a couple of years at least.

Any thoughts? Our experience is that lower-end options (IKEA, etc.) last about six months...
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rharbuckle
...to keep the other half of the family happy, I should have said!
    Bookmark   November 8, 2012 at 11:50PM
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charleee
I'd look at La-Z-Boy recliners, they come in a million styles and fabrics (ok, maybe not a million, but a lot): http://www.la-z-boy.com/Furniture/Recliners/
1 Like    Bookmark   November 9, 2012 at 4:30AM
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feeny
Out of those million ;-) La-Z-Boy styles, try to stick to the ones that are described as "high leg" recliners. Those are the ones that actually look like real chairs with feet on them for a real living room, rather than sacks of puffy potatoes for a bachelor pad.
2 Likes    Bookmark   November 9, 2012 at 4:58AM
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charleee
Puffy potatoes! I love it!
    Bookmark   November 9, 2012 at 5:03AM
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creeser
....and get it in leather!
1 Like    Bookmark   November 9, 2012 at 5:08AM
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charleee
Leather is good. Very easy to clean.
    Bookmark   November 9, 2012 at 5:09AM
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creeser
Bobbi, exactly! So much more man-friendly than fabric.
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Scott's Creative Home
Take a look at these from Palatial... Love this company for their comfort
    Bookmark   November 9, 2012 at 5:15AM
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