We recently moved to a new home and we have gorgeous pine wood floors from 1925, and we obviously don't want to scratch them up with chair feet, so I tried putting stick-on felt pads to the chair feet, but they slid off with use, leaving scratches AND sticky messes on our floors.
So, I pulled up my old design files and came up with a chair foot that is:
- slightly larger diameter (~25mm versus ~19mm), to distribute weight over a larger area
- has a lip on the bottom to prevent the felt pads from slipping off
- still compatible with IKEA Gilbert chairs
|New feet shown with and without the felt pads|
If you don't have a 3D printer handy, I've set up a store for my replacement chair feet over here (I sell them with the appropriately sized felt pads included).