Reupholstery

  1. All for "Charity": A Classic VW Beetle's Incredible Story

    All for "Charity": A Classic VW Beetle's Incredible Story
    Custom & Classic VW Beetles for The Greater Good  Looking at the stunning 1963 Custom Ragtop Beetle “Charity,” it is easy to see why someone would be inspired to donate for a chance to win the keys.  “Charity” is an easy story to fall in love with.  A beautiful classic VW Beetle, built from the ground up by the incredibly...
  2. Full Grain Leather: Leather 101

    Full Grain Leather: Leather 101
      Ah, the great leather debate!  What IS full grain leather?  What is top grain leather?  The real question is “which is better?” and the answer is… it depends.  Depending on your project, and your needs, either leather could be the “better” leather.  They both serve important roles in the leathercraft world, and it is important to know the difference. ...
  3. Leather DIY: How to Reupholster a Dining Room Chair

    Leather DIY: How to Reupholster a Dining Room Chair
    By Willie Sandry   Reupholstering a dining room chair is a great DIY project. If you have a few basic tools and a desire to learn, a slip seat is an approachable project for even a novice. Never tackled an upholstery project before? Never worked with leather? No problem! These simple steps will guide you through the process, and I’ll...
  4. How Much Leather Fabric Do I Need?

    How Much Leather Fabric Do I Need?
    What is Leather Fabric? Leather fabric is popularly known in two ways: first, as genuine leather, most often used for furniture upholstery; and secondly, as a man-made textile that is designed to look like real leather (also called faux leather fabric).  In fact, the term itself is a contradiction as “leather” comes from the skin of an animal and “fabric”...

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