I have an Ikea chair that broke – one of the wooden pegs connecting the leg to seat split in half & is still wedged in the hole. How do I repair this?

I have an Ikea chair that broke – one of the wooden pegs connecting the leg to seat split in half & is still wedged in the hole. How do I repair this?

From your description it sounds as though a dowel broke off. To fix this, get an electric drill and simply drill a new hole (the same diameter as the original hole) right through the broken dowel. Then use a new dowel. Coat the new dowel with a thin layer of wood glue...
How Did IKEA Overcome the Stigma of Low Cost Materials?

How Did IKEA Overcome the Stigma of Low Cost Materials?

IKEA’s furniture is so accepted today that most people do not remember the challenges faced by the company during its earliest days. I first encountered IKEA during the 1970s when it was just beginning to enter the American market. At that time I was a buyer for a...