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Rodel chair build. #9: Upholstery and complete.

45 days ago by Mark | 8 comments »

Well. They’re done. Damn! What a project. I borrowed a pneumatic staple gun from a good friend. I checked around the Youtube vids for instructions and found a whole bunch of stuff. I went to several different suppliers for materials and bought enough foam and Dacron to do 1 seat pan. I tried a seat using a piece of Naugahyde . All things said and done it turned out ok….but. The leather I had chosen was $625 / hide. The upholsterer I was to get it from said I might get away with 1 hide. And I’m sad to say I wimped out. I sent all the seat pans to the upholstery lady as well as the 2 stools I made earlier to be recovered. I feel shame. But they’ve just came back….Damn the...

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