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I wanted an Armrest in my new 2013 Beetle, but I didn't want to pay the $300-$400 cost of a factory one.

So, I used some leftover wood from my home workshop to build the assembly, and then took it to a professional car upholstery shop.

I had the upholsterer use black leather with yellow piping.

The total cost was some of my labor, and $80. for the upholstery work.

Jim

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Please tell me you took pictures along the build process! That looks fantastic and I would love one as well.
 

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Very nice! :bigthumb:
 

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Please tell me you took pictures along the build process! That looks fantastic and I would love one as well.
No, I didn't take pictures of the build process. But it was fairly simple... if anyone wants a detailed description, they can PM me.

Thank you for compliments.

Jim
 

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Will Post this Armrest in the "For Sale" Forum.

Due to health reasons, I swapped my new 2013 Beetle Convertible (25 days since purchased) for a new 2013 VW Jetta this past Wednesday.

I will be posting the Homemade Armrest in the "For Sale" Forum of this website.

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I would love to know hoe you did the armrest...I need one for my 2004 Beetle. That looks great...
P.S. So sorry about your health issues...hope you are getting better. Thank you!
 
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