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General Discussion / Re: Friday
« on: August 02, 2013, 06:09:48 PM »
Tell him to find out if those stadium seats need recovering -
SA

1052
The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Efficiency!!!
« on: August 02, 2013, 05:13:46 AM »
Salt of the Earth - Blessings -  - but customers and accounts have a way of turning your good intentions into unpleasant efforts.   - I also hate to work by the hour - but do folks really appreciate speedy craftsmanship or are they really looking at the bottom line ?  Evolution applies to upholstery - I'm sure !

SA

1053
The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Chair Caning
« on: August 01, 2013, 05:33:36 AM »
A little late to the thread but I think it's a fun skill to learn and earn as you go.  Many chair weaves fail from loose or broken joinery - therefore remember to look carefully for structural issues when pricing out a job.
I purchase supplies from H.H. Perkins in CT. and they are the nicest folks to deal with. Highly recommend them.  They also have classes if you can travel - it's worth the time to check them out. 
SA

1054
The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Is Your Business an asset or a job?
« on: July 28, 2013, 03:41:43 PM »
If you have Children that are interested in the business your asset continues through the next generation.  It's tough when your two hands are the whole business.  Gratefully I have done what I've liked to do for my entire working time and wouldn't trade that for a business I'd be able to sell. 
SA

1055
The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Wood on a chair frame issue
« on: July 28, 2013, 03:24:32 PM »
Can you post a few photos ?
SA

1056
General Discussion / Re: Air supply lines, what to use
« on: July 28, 2013, 03:14:35 PM »
I have galvanized at least 25 foot long tilted back toward the compressor.  I also use the line to spray finish -

SA

1057
General Discussion / Re: Sooo...Am I In Trouble?
« on: July 23, 2013, 05:41:09 AM »
It's UPS fault - have your customer file a claim with them  -

SA

1058
General Discussion / Re: a possible oppertunity
« on: July 19, 2013, 03:51:19 PM »
He isn't risking as much as you - you're the one moving a business to something yet to be determined. Why not ask him to put up a sum of money - to even things up and invest in you. 

SA

1059
General Discussion / Upholstery Gun
« on: June 28, 2013, 10:10:49 AM »
Please recommend a pneumatic gun for general use for (webbing, burlap. etc.)  other than fabric.

Thanks

1060
General Discussion / Re: Seat
« on: May 31, 2013, 10:53:38 AM »
I sewed it with strong twine - the base of the springs to the webbing -

Thanks,
SA

1061
General Discussion / Seat
« on: May 31, 2013, 05:56:47 AM »
Hello

This is the seat where I was going to try and stiffen the springs.  Change of plan, I re did it all. New webbing,
retied springs and will put new cushion.  The springs weren't soft - rather the webbing and filling was not doing the job.  The old filling was straw and horse hair woven and sewed into a burlap wrapped cushion.  I'm going to fill the voids around the springs with padding and use a new 2 in. foam cushion wrapped in Dacron.  Should I cut the cushion full out or 1/2 less for the Dacron layer. Would you bevel the top of the cushion.  Also any other observations or critique is appreciated.  Thank You
SA



1062
General Discussion / Re: Coil Springs
« on: May 29, 2013, 07:54:13 AM »
Wish I had the room for one of those machines


1063
General Discussion / Re: Just a Thank You
« on: May 28, 2013, 05:30:59 AM »
Thank you (Always Faithful) and Bless you for your service.  I have one Son who served in the USMC and we're very proud of him and you as well.
Now get back to work !
SA

1064
General Discussion / Re: Coil Springs
« on: May 28, 2013, 05:25:50 AM »
Thanks MinUph + All

It is a budget job and the decking is in great shape - springs tied nicely + webbing tight so no sense in me messing with it.  The foam will be OK for this job - it's an occasionally used chair belonging to a senior.  Someone over 80 so don't think your a senior too MinUph - but liking your suggestions for a old timer :)

Thanks,
SA

1065
General Discussion / Re: Coil Springs
« on: May 27, 2013, 09:44:31 AM »
Thanks for the reply + advice.
 Are you saying to take foam - whatever extra pieces are laying around and stuff the center of each spring or slide foam in between the coils where they scissor together ?

SA

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