Co-ordinating classic chairs

Sometimes chairs of varied designs from different eras can be co-ordinated in such a way which creates a stunning effect.  Classic chairs of varied designs can be co-ordinated when re-furbishing by such things as using the same timber stains and utilising matching ranges of upholstery fabrics. Here we have an example of when these ideas […]

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Refurbish TV Chairs & Daynite sofa

“TV chairs” and “Daynite sofas” became popular from the late 1950’s and remained in production through to the early 1970’s. This coincided with the introduction of television and the modern appliance age. Today we generally refer to TV chairs and Daynite sofas as mid-century furniture which has regained popularity amongst novices and enthusiasts of this […]

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Re-styled 1940’s chairs

Occasionally clients are unhappy with the style of the chairs presented to us for repair and re-upholstery. This can be as a result of either initial design flaws, poor re-upholstery or poor reconstruction as a result of previous damage or sometimes a combination of these factors. The idea is not necessarily to bring a chair […]

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Re-upholster antique chaise lounge

When given a restored antique chaise lounge frame to re-upholster the problem is that there may have been many different ways it was traditionally upholstered. Therefore the method of upholstery depends upon the client’s interpretation on how the furniture appeared originally combined with the restorer’s knowledge and research into period pertaining to this style of […]

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