I wanted to find some really sturdy bar chairs, but wasn't finding anything in my price range. Then I found these vintage barber chairs off Craigslist and thought they had great bones for re-purposing. Although I would've loved to keep the original style similar, they were just too bulky to work with my table. So I had to simplify them:
and then reupholster with an industrial metallic-looking vinyl:
Best part, I don't have to worry about them breaking or tipping!
All that is left are the finishing touches - artwork