Chaise lounge sleeper (sometimes called a divan) can add charm to any room. An antique chaise longue may need repair. It can improve the appearance of a worn out piece by repairing damaged wood, and by replacing the fabric and stuffing inside, which is prone to mold and insect infestation over time.
Ideas for repair and fill a chaise lounge sleeper from antiquity, put on disposable plastic gloves to protect you from splinters. Spread canvas or old newspapers on the floor around the lounger. With the help of another person, turn the couch on its side, so that the wooden legs and base are facing up. sand by hand with 220 grit sandpaper, if the wood is delicate, or use an electric sander to sand wood in large sections in which there are cracks, crevices or discolored, rough spots. Sand in the direction of the grain.
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Glue lifted sections of wood with wood glue, and press down into place. Let dry. Fill gouges or cracks with wood putty. Let dry. Sand lightly with 150 grit sandpaper over the repairs, and remove the wood dust with a brush. Then for repair and fill a chaise lounge sleeper, wood varnishing with wood stain after sanding and repairs, with a color similar to the original old wood. Apply two coats of varnish with a clean brush.