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Instead Of Spending Hundreds On A Sofa, He Found This Cheap DIY Alternative

The right piece of furniture can really bring a room together, and the wrong one can do just the opposite. And this guy definitely built the right piece of furniture.

Using some wood and fabric, he built something that you’d expect to find in a furniture store or catalog. Check out how he did it below.

It all started with a pile of wood in the back of his car.

It all started with a pile of wood in the back of his car.

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He shaped the wood so that the pieces could be fitted and assembled to build a basic frame.

He shaped the wood so that the pieces could be fitted and assembled to build a basic frame.

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He got started on building the body…

He got started on building the body...

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And the cushion supports!

And the cushion supports!

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In order to support the weight of the couch cushions and those sitting on the sofa, he created a large crosshatched pattern with elastic bands.

In order to support the weight of the couch cushions and those sitting on the sofa, he created a large crosshatched pattern with elastic bands.

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His next step was sewing the cushions and the upholstery.

His next step was sewing the cushions and the upholstery.

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Once the cushions were finished, he then gave the sofa’s armrest a dark stain to match his floors.

Once the cushions were finished, he then gave the sofa's armrest a dark stain to match his floors.

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This looks so professional!

This looks so professional!

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(source Reddit)

Not gonna lie, I’d buy that sofa. I know it sounds crazy, but this was the first sofa this guy ever built. Maybe he should quit his day job and build furniture full-time.

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