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Why Does an Upholsterer Charge a Cutting Fee?

Posted on April 5, 2015 at 6:35 PM

Why Does an Upholsterer Charge a Cutting Fee When I Buy My Own Fabric?

This question is fresh off the inbox.  It came in the form of a rant.  I get the rant, and I embody the antithesis of that rant.  But, our policy is "You ask, we answer" so I had to answer.  This a longer and more transparent version of my short answer which was, "To offset the revenue they lose when you bring in your own fabric."  Boom.  Welcome to reality. ...

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