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Upholstery-A Beginners Guide   by  David James

Upholstery-A Beginners Guide by David James

Ref: BKUBG


Price: 14.99

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Be it a complex armchair or a simple dining chair, plenty of people find the idea of upholstering their own furniture especially daunting. Expert upholsterer and author David James guides readers through a wide range of techniques with clear, step-by-step instructions. There is information on tools and materials as well as a guide to choosing the right fabric. Packed with inspirational, creative ideas that can be adapted for any item of furniture, this comprehensive and revised guide is the must-have companion for any budding upholsterer.


Beginners Upholstery Techniques  by  David James

Beginners Upholstery Techniques by David James

Ref: BKBUT


Price: 14.99

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Be it a complex armchair or a simple dining chair, plenty of people find the idea of upholstering their own furniture especially daunting. Expert upholsterer and author David James guides readers through a wide range of techniques with clear, step-by-step instructions. There is information on tools and materials as well as a guide to choosing the right fabric. Packed with inspirational, creative ideas that can be adapted for any item of furniture, this comprehensive and revised guide is the must-have companion for any budding upholsterer.

Projects. Mahogany Stool with a Drop -In Seat (we say - traditional drop in seat - for stool or dining chair)
Small Edwardisn Carver Style Chair (we say - flatish 'pin seat')
Pouffe or Footstool
Modern Chair (we say - scandinavian style Dining Chair Plywood seat and back)
Headboard
Piped Scatter Cashion
Edwardian Music Stool
Four Fold Screen
Walnut Writng Chair 19th Century (we say - 'pin seat' on a 'corner chair')
Strung Stool (we say - same technique as a sprung dining chair)
Balloon-Back Dining Chair (c.1870) (we say - stuff over Dining Chair seat)
Louis XVI Oval Back Salon Chair (we say - stuff over seat and upholstered oval back)


The Complete Upholsterer by Carol Thomerson

The Complete Upholsterer by Carol Thomerson

Ref: BKC0MUP


Price: 18.99

This comprehensive practical guide to upholstery brings all the techniques of the craft, from the simplest to the most sophisticated, within everybody's reach. A detailed section on the basic procedures, tools and materials provides a directory of information that can be applied to any piece of furniture. The techniques are put into practice with a series of eight upholstery projects including a ‘drop in’ seat, Nursing Chair, Wing Chair, Chaise Longue and a Chesterfield.

Upholstery Techniques explained include:
Knots and stitches: Corners: Webbing: Base Hessian: Bridle Ties and Stuffing: Pin Stuffed Pad: Finger-roll Edge: Springing, Deepbuttoning: Cushions.

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Projects explained:
Drop in seat: Drawing Room Chair: Victorian Easy Chair: Hoop-backed Nursing Chair: Chaise Longue:
Wing Chair: Chesterfield: Three Seater Sofa.


The Complete Guide to Chair Caning

The Complete Guide to Chair Caning

Ref: BKCGC


Price: 16.99

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Written by a highly experienced teacher and author, this book offers five step-by-step projects that will be treasured for years to come. A thorough basics chapter explores the various tools and materials involved, while the projects themselves provide user-friendly instructions and a plethora of colour photographs to demonstrate every key step. Fashion a durable and comfortable rush seat, using fiber that's twisted into long strands, or create a traditional splint-caned porch rocker.


Cane Seating by Barbara Maynard

Cane Seating by Barbara Maynard

Ref: BKCAN


Price: 5.35

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A detailed booklet complete with diagrams, giving a comprehensive introduction to chair caning.


Related products:

Clearing Tool
Chair Cane

Cord and Seagrass Seating by Barbara Maynard

Cord and Seagrass Seating by Barbara Maynard

Ref: BKCSEA


Price: 5.35

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A detailed booklet complete with diagrams, giving a comprehensive introduction to cord and seagrass seating.


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Seagrass

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