|Posted by jhconklin on January 10, 2013 at 11:00 PM|
In speaking with folks about their furniture re-upholstery projects, we often ask about any special features they want or which already exist on their furniture. This little article is about a few of the most common features: buttons, channels, and tufts.
A piece of upholstery fabric tacked over the padding is often called 'plain'. In these examples - chair backs - such a back would be called a plain-back chair. Most furniture is like that.
The most simple variant from a plain bac...Read Full Post »
|Posted by jhconklin on December 11, 2012 at 9:35 PM|
This collection of upholstery fabric trimmings from Trend fabrics (a fabric line from Fabricut) is simply wonderful and inspiring. Bullion, edging tape, tassels, braid ...
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|Posted by jhconklin on May 17, 2011 at 7:57 PM|
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Keep an eye out! The furniture refinishing and upholstery workshop at J H Conklin & Co has expanded its service area for routine pick-up and delivery to include the South Jersey shore areas. Cape May County, Atlantic County, and Ocean County are now included. This would include neighborhoods in: Cape May, Sea Isle City, Avalon, Stone Harbor, Pleasantville, Ocean City, Atl...
|Posted by jhconklin on May 14, 2011 at 9:26 PM|
Plan your upholstery and reupholstery projects with a little more information on hand. We have published a cost guide for reupholstering typical furniture. Also included is a yardage estimator so you can get a thumbnail of how much fabric your furniture may need. Of course, the specific details of your project may vary these guides, so it is best to contact us for a firm estimate.
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|Posted by jhconklin on December 13, 2010 at 10:14 PM|
Interior Designers and Decorators - take note!
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|Posted by jhconklin on October 28, 2010 at 9:36 AM|
Generally, glazing refers to a pigmented "stain" applied over a clear seat coat or a pigmented finish. Unlike a stain which colors the wood directly, a glaze remains on the surface of the intermediate finish layer - very much like pushing a thin paint around on a piece of glass. Overall, glazing influences the appearance of the finish by slightly deepening its color - adding depth,contrast, and richness. Glazes may be used to focus attention on the profiles of a par...Read Full Post »