Upholstery Techniques & Projects

An excellent textbook for an advanced upholstery class and a cost-effective purchase. Library Journal. Used book in Good Condition. Contains individual furniture projects that are clearly illustrated by the author with cross-section diagrams and fabric-cutting layouts. Like a visit to a top upholsterer’s workshop.

. A much needed resource for those reupholstering antique furniture. Fine Woodworking.

Upholstery: A Complete Course: 2nd Revised Edition

In this second revised edition of Upholstery: A Complete Course, David James provides an encyclopedic guide to the techniques and materials involved in upholstery. The book covers everything from traditional handwork to the latest industrial techniques, giving a complete overview of the upholstery trade.

Guild of master craftsmen. The 5 step-by-step projects included allow even unskilled first-timers to put the book’s key techniques into practice, and professional advice on how to price materials will get any budding upholsterer off to a great start. A view of the history and development of upholstery, and techniques, through the tools, both traditional and modern, materials, and including frame-making.

Here’s what you’ll get in this complete guide: - A comprehensive guide to the craft, appealing to all levels of ability. Almost 500 detailed line drawings created by the author illustrate every aspect covered in the text. Five projects with step-by-step photographs. Beautiful line drawings throughout. This new edition includes an updated bibliography and contacts section to ensure its relevance and upholstery terms have been added.

The wealth of material about historical styles and techniques is perfect for those seeking knowledge and a terrific resource for professional restorers. Whether you are new to the craft or serious about upholstery restoration, this book is the essential reference guide.

Spruce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Upholstery and Design

You’ll soon be confidently stripping down old sofas, stuffing sagging ottomans, and revamping chairs with your own distinctive style. Guild of master craftsmen. This comprehensive guide features more than 900 photographs and includes five projects designed to teach you all you need to know to reupholster any piece of furniture.

Storey Books. With a few basic tools, an eye for color, and some ingenuity, you can customize your home with fabrics and textures that reflect your unique personality. Discover the joys of upholstery and bring new life to your worn-out furniture.

The Upholsterer's Pocket Reference Book: Materials, Measurements, Calculations

Guild of master craftsmen. A careful and sensible manual for the would-be upholserer, with line drawings of works in progress, and detailed instructions for the use of hand- and machine-operated tools. Storey Books. A four-page, double-columned glossary of upholstering terms. Is included, and an excellent index concludes the book.

. Primarily a how-to-do-it book. But its reference value should not be overlooked. Arba. 192 pages, 200 b/w illus. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4. Used book in Good Condition.

Professional Upholstering: All the Trade Secrets

Used book in Good Condition. Guild of master craftsmen. This book is a one-of-a-kind, educational, easy-to-follow, how-to guide for the do-it-yourselfer as well as the skilled craftsman. Storey Books. Every step is clearly illustrated with more than six hundred photographs and more than eighty-five tips! Now you can learn all the trade secrets.

. Individual projects include how to make a zippered pillow with pleated corners and welted seams, how to make a zippered cushion, how to repair frames and touch up the wood, how to make two styles of dining room seats, and a featured project-a fully upholstered wing chair and matching footstool.

The Complete Upholsterer: A Pratical Guide to Upholstering Traditional Furniture Practical Guide to Upholstering Traditional Furniture

Guild of master craftsmen. It brings all the techniques of the craft, from the simplest to the most sophisticated, within everyone's reach. Used book in Good Condition. This is a comprehensive, practical guide to upholstery. Storey Books. Including a detailed run-down on the basic procedures, tools and materials, it demonstrates 10 upholstery projects.


Upholstery: A Beginners' Guide

For the beginner inspired to renovate, or restore an existing piece of upholstery, this new and practical guide, by prominent author David James Upholstery: A Complete Course, update, Upholstery: Techniques & Projects is the essential color-illustrated reference. Used book in Good Condition. Ten beautiful, four-fold screen, 19th-century walnut writing chair, presented in order of difficulty, include a Mahogany Stool with a Drop-in Seat, fully-detailed projects, Bed Headboard, small Edwardian Country-Style Armchair, and Balloon-Back Dining Chair.

Used book in Good Condition. Guild of master craftsmen. Storey Books. It contains everything a novice needs to know and covers all the basics: planning the project; buying equipment; selecting good-quality material, webbings, animal hair, such as foams, and twine; choosing the right fabrics and trimmings or making your own; removing old upholstery; and preparing new frames.


Singer Upholstery Basics Plus: Complete Step-by-Step Photo Guide

Now, with five new projects and an entirely fresh presentation, SINGER Upholstery Basics Plus is truly the best book for beginners and seasoned upholstery buffs alike. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Large color photos of the step-by-step instructions set this book apart from all the others.

300+ photos show the techniques in great detail, plus 5 new projectsProjects are practical and most representative of the types of furniture pieces usually reupholstered or constructed from scratchHidden wire-o binding keeps the book open flat while you work Guild of master craftsmen. Projects include all styles of chairs or couches, different styles of ottomans, a bench, stools, and a headboard.

Others show the complete process of stripping, repairing, and reupholstering old furniture pieces to like-new condition. Storey Books. All the basic upholstery techniques are taught. Some projects are built-from-scratch items that require only simple carpentry skills for building the frames. The most comprehensive, singer upholstery basics has sold nearly 150, user-friendly upholstery book on the market just got better!Over its lifetime, 000 copies.


Upholstery: Basic & Traditional Techniques

With more than 650 color images, basic and traditional upholstery techniques are presented in step-by-step detail. Using a solid wood or webbed platform, flocks, wools, stuffings of animal hair, it can involve the use of springs, and scrims, hessians, top stitching, lashings, grasses and coir, blind stitching, as well as bridle or stuffing ties, and wadding.

A gallery of completed projects will inspire your own creative ideas. Projects include various styles of chairs, antique sofa, from a classic dining room table chair to a contemporary armchair, and a bed headboard. Guild of master craftsmen. Storey Books. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

A detailed worksheet of the general process takes you through design elements to be considered prior to embarking on your project, introduces types of stitching, and helps you troubleshoot problems. Traditional upholstery is a craft that has evolved over centuries for padding and covering chairs, seats, and sofas.


Restoring and Reupholstering Furniture: Learn How to Make Old Furniture New With Master Craftspeople

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Storey Books. Used book in Good Condition. Introduces the necessary tools and materials, demonstrates special stripping, repairing, and refinishing techniques, and shows how to recover chairs and couches Guild of master craftsmen.

Upholstery: A Manual of Techniques

Used book in Good Condition. Upholstery: a manual of techniques is designed as a comprehensive how-to manual for anyone with a stool, chair, or sofa to refurbish. Providing detailed instruction in the skills of all traditional approaches to upholstery-rushing, caning, stuffed, and sprung-this is an excellent introduction to techniques that can be applied to a huge range of projects and furniture.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Storey Books. Guild of master craftsmen. Featuring 160 color photos.