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Recommendation: VERY sturdy recliner/armchair
November 8, 2012 in Design Dilemma
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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...to keep the other half of the family happy, I should have said!
November 8, 2012 at 11:50pm   
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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/
November 9, 2012 at 4:30am     
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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.
November 9, 2012 at 4:58am     
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Puffy potatoes! I love it!
November 9, 2012 at 5:03am   
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....and get it in leather!
November 9, 2012 at 5:08am     
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Leather is good. Very easy to clean.
November 9, 2012 at 5:09am   
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Bobbi, exactly! So much more man-friendly than fabric.
November 9, 2012 at 5:11am     
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Scott's Creative Home
Take a look at these from Palatial... Love this company for their comfort
November 9, 2012 at 5:15am   
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