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 Post subject: Felt feet does anybody make these?
PostPosted: May Sun 19, 2019 6:25 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
PostPosted: May Sun 19, 2019 6:31 pm 
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I've seen them in DIY stores (Lowe's, Home Depot) along with other furniture feet.

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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
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Many hardware and furniture stores carry those exact same feet but I've never seen any that small at any of the stores. I only find them in the sizes of a quarter or half dollar, never those little dime sized ones.

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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
PostPosted: May Sun 19, 2019 7:56 pm 
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Same with me, you'd think one of the Antique radio suppliers would carry them but noooooooo


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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
PostPosted: May Sun 19, 2019 8:20 pm 
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Wal-Mart sells furniture glides that are metal cups with nylon inserts... they have a nail on back so that they can be installed with a hammer.

Wal-Mart also sells self-adhesive felt pads in a variety of thicknesses, shapes, and colors. You could make your own "reproduction" felt feet by installing the above furniture glides, then sticking a felt pad onto the plastic face. Or use a heat gun to extract the plastic insert, replacing it with a felt disk of whatever thickness you want.


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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
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found these 12.00 per set of 4

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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
PostPosted: May Mon 20, 2019 1:23 am 
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I haven't seen anyone making them.
Few used ones roll in with accumulations. I guess people didn't save the feet.
I have some of the small half round rubber ones, but am rarely asked about cabinet feet at any of the shows I attend.

This contemporary version is available on Amazon (roughly 1/2" diameter)
https://www.amazon.com/uxcell-Table-Chair-Furniture-Protector/dp/B079ZZRK2F/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=13mm+nail+on+felt&qid=1558311722&s=hardware&sr=1-3


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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
PostPosted: May Mon 20, 2019 2:44 am 
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I have dug out the old felt, stamped out new felt disks and glued them in the steel rim. The originals were crimped in, but with modern glues, I found that replacing the felt works just fine. Denis


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I see the sheets with different sizes of small rounds of felt with sticky backing in places like Ace Hardware, in the furniture hardware section. For practical purposes you might just stick those onto the worn felt, or first trim it smooth across with a razor blade? Might use glue as I suppose the long term of the tacky backing on the felt discs may be doubtful.

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PostPosted: May Tue 21, 2019 1:43 am 
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wazz wrote:
I see the sheets with different sizes of small rounds of felt with sticky backing in places like Ace Hardware, in the furniture hardware section. For practical purposes you might just stick those onto the worn felt, or first trim it smooth across with a razor blade? Might use glue as I suppose the long term of the tacky backing on the felt discs may be doubtful.
I have done this on few occasions. Yes, the felt tackiness is not very good, especially on soft material or unvarnished wood... you find a few on the floor at times! Anyway, I just replace them. I might use glue next time,
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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
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Today I ran across felt feet being sold on Decophobia's website
http://www.decophobia.com/brass+felt+feet+emerson+fada+radios/
Although diameter of the feet is not specified, I'd estimate about 1/2" --they're shown on a catalin radio.


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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
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How about plain old rubber feet. I've had good luck with these. They come in 3/8", 1/2", 5/8", Diameter, Black and Brown.

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 Post subject: Re: Felt feet does anybody make these?
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DenisN wrote:
I have dug out the old felt, stamped out new felt disks and glued them in the steel rim. The originals were crimped in, but with modern glues, I found that replacing the felt works just fine. Denis


+1 - I used 3M Automotive Weatherstrip adhesive - the black gooey stuff. I got the felt from Joann Fabrics - the Michaels stuff was thin, just like the dollar store stuff.

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