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Furniture Restoration #12: Seat

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Blog entry by Paul posted 10-05-2007 03:48 AM 657 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 11: Reconstructing Inner Spring Seat Part 12 of Furniture Restoration series Part 13: Finished Chairs »

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The seat is covered – a little lumpier than I wanted, but doesn’t look too bad. I think the pleated back (see before pics) is going to be quite difficult and that’s next.

-- Paul, Texas



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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 10-05-2007 12:54 PM

it is really looking lovely!

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Thos. Angle

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#2 posted 10-05-2007 02:14 PM

Paul,
I think the originals were pretty lumpy too. It looks about like the ones I’ve seen. You know, the worst part of doing restoration work is that if you do it right nobody knows you did anything. LOL
Tom

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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lw mitchell jr.

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#3 posted 10-08-2007 07:02 PM

pretty piece of work.dubster

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Paul

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#4 posted 10-12-2007 05:27 PM

I’ve studied my books and laid out a pattern of pleats for the back (see “before” pics).

Hope to cut upholstery and get started on the back (and finish?) tonight and tomorrow (Saturday).

-- Paul, Texas

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