Replacing Antique Upholstery

September 25, 2013

There are many hazards that upholstery will encounter over the course of years. Sunlight causes dyes to fade. Insects chew holes through things. People are rough on their environment, including the furnishings in that environment. With all these things degrading it, there is little wonder that outside a museum, any furniture that can justly be called an antique could use a little sprucing up. Deciding to do so requires a little thought to avoid making mistakes.

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Furniture repair and restoration

September 13, 2013

Generations ago, furniture was considered a bigger deal than it is today. Skilled craftsmen sweated and labored to create furniture that was attractive to the eye, as well as comfortable and as durable as possible. When its daily existence as a part of the background in which people raised their families caused it to show signs of wear and tear, the first consideration was repair and restoration. Somewhere along the way society seems to have lost its way where furniture is concerned.

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