Dog bites chair

Dog bites chair

When you have a collectible chair, and the arms are just at the height of your teething puppy’s teeth, you may wind up with this problem – the wood is splintered, the finish destroyed. There is a distinctive pattern to the woodgrain that will need fauxing in as...
Party like it’s 1959

Party like it’s 1959

What do you call a grouping of mid century chairs? Maybe, a “relaxation”, like a “pride” of lions? Hmmm… This group represents some that will be stripped, some that have been stripped, some refinished, and ALL needing upholstery – back to Revive Upholstery...
Chair rescue

Chair rescue

Here’s a chair that came from a good home, but had suffered a LOT of neglect. An oldie, mid-century, (original fabric), looks like the wood species is elm. You don’t see a lot of that in the West, but I have seen it often in antique Asian furniture. First thing,...
Wingback chair update

Wingback chair update

Wingback “after” photo. This project came out beautifully. As predicted, there was a lot of sanding to do. The wood came back from the strippers with a sort of fuzzy quality. No fault to the stripper, it’s just the nature of the procedure, and also to the species of...

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