- Double Duty. Lopez-Cordero, Mario // House Beautiful;Jan2006, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p80
The article focuses on the reupholster of a pair of antique benches purchased from a garage sale by associate editor Edward Ross. Prior to the repair, the benches have a slight crack and the legs were little wobbly. Ross used several coats of sleek black high-gloss paint to reupholster the...
- Upholstery. Doane, Kathleen // Cincinnati Magazine;Feb2008, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p114
The article features the Unique Furniture Enterprises, an upholstery repair shop located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The shop was opened by Doug Aulick in 1992. It has seven employees who reupholster, strip, refinish and repair furniture. Aulick can also handle all the work and help boomers preserve...
- WHEN YOU NEED AN...Upholsterer. Goins, Liesa // Men's Health;Nov2004, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p86
Presents tips on bringing furniture to an upholsterer. Factors to consider in restoring furniture; Sources of information on upholsterers.
- Paw patrol. Barnes, Kathy // This Old House;Mar2016, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p44
The article offers suggestions related to keeping furniture clean in presence of dogs as suggested by designers and dog lovers. Topics discussed include covering them with indoor and outdoor textiles made of solution-dyed acrylic or polyester, leather being a favorite natural choice as they can...
- MIDCENTURY FURNITURE. Kahn, Eve M. // House Beautiful;Apr2007, Vol. 149 Issue 4, p48
The article presents an interview with upholsterer Sol Ovadia. According to Ovadia, modern upholstery has less of a crown than traditional upholstery. He describes that the typical filling on modern furniture is foam with a Dacron wrap. He repairs materials other than the filling like lacquer...
- What's Your Hurry? Pemberton, Jim // Cleanfax Magazine;Nov2012, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p32
The article offers upholstery and fabric cleaning tips. According to the author, it is more difficult to determine the time needed to clean furniture than it is to clean carpets, with the former also posing higher risks if the job is not done correctly. He advises furniture cleaning companies...
- The question box. Varese, Michael // Country Living;Oct97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p102
Provides tips on how to restore old furnitures. Restoring a beat-up icebox; How to disguise the damage of a desk drawer; Suggestions for removing small scratch on a wooden tabletop.
- Untitled. Johnson, Bruce // Antiques & Collecting Magazine;Feb1994, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p26
Gives advice regarding the preservation of wood antique furniture. Removing a white ring on a walnut veneer table; Removing scratches in the marble top of an old Victorian parlor table.
- Knock on wood. Johnson, Bruce // Antiques & Collecting Magazine;Feb96, Vol. 100 Issue 12, p43
Presents answers to queries involving wooden antique furniture. Use of water or heat in coaxing compacted wood to return to its normal size; Safe way to remove paint from marble; Benefits and drawbacks in using orbital sanders.