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 21 
 : February 20, 2018, 08:27:12 PM 
MinUph - MinUph
Those parameters are generally setup as tick boxes in a setup page on the forum software.

 22 
 : February 20, 2018, 08:18:08 PM 
MinUph - brmax
  I agree, and that if a member veiwing were implemented it would require a login. Though not! being a webmaster in the slightest. This counting of heads logged on or not may not matter in the lookie see count.
Then again it may promote as we would like and calmly encourage new interested memberships.  This as mentioned also can help the sale of items in the banner, Home section.

  I have noticed other places while, not logged on some photos are viewable. In most other times its required to view pdf’s and any photos.  This is above my pay grade as to describe how these parameters are setup.

Good day
Floyd

 23 
 : February 20, 2018, 07:14:35 PM 
baileyuph - MinUph
I try not to recommend any fabric. I will take time with a customer to help them in their decision process by explaining what I know but won't help "pick out" fabrics. The important points now a days are durability, cleanability, and cost. Durability is Wyzenbeek Test, thank you, cleanability is a nil unless it is water base, and cost is what it is.

 24 
 : February 20, 2018, 07:10:34 PM 
baileyuph - MinUph
  Years ago when furniture was built to last legs were a component of the fram members not a screwed on or added to the bottom of a piece of furniture. One hardwood rail comprised the frame member and the leg. Front and back. When a screw in leg is not tight it is going to fail. Any movement makes the matter worse. Just like a loose joint with a dowel any movement make the dowel make the hole larger as the movement moves. Put on top of all this the customer trying to fix anything and making matters worse because they use super glue or some other concoction that is uncalled for. but I digress.
  As for  the old hide glue failing. It last for like 50 years before it fails and is reusable. But the gluepot stinks so no-one wants to use it anymore.

 25 
 : February 20, 2018, 06:53:19 PM 
baileyuph - MinUph
Nano-Tex is one company becoming widely known for its nano-engineered fabrics that repel stains and control moisture levels in a way unheard of a very short time ago

 26 
 : February 20, 2018, 06:48:56 PM 
MinUph - MinUph
A thumbnail view would actually take up more space. A thumbnail is just a small version of the pic with a link to the full size one so it would be 2 images stored.
I'd like to know from the Admin if this is the reason or if it something else.

 27 
 : February 20, 2018, 05:31:01 PM 
baileyuph - baileyuph
What is Nanotex?  (sp?)  I see this label on a lot of fabric.  Is this just another processed synthetic?

Sometimes getting COM to work with is more efficient - in reality it comes down to the fabric quality

Doyle

 28 
 : February 20, 2018, 05:27:29 PM 
baileyuph - baileyuph
The point regarding leg damage from handling is prevalent.  Brand new furniture is seen with problems
after delivery.  There is hardware in the leg and mating hardware inside the frame.  The later is also
prone to damage and/or loss.  Not always an easy problem for some of the specific hardware is not always available at hardware.

So, the search goes on, often the customer is referred to the seller to order the hardware from - I guess
their supplier.  So, that takes time, frustrates the new owner and of course the repair people need
to get it fixed and move on.

The internal hardware is not always a tee-nut common in hardware, thread size on foreign made
furniture can be a little difficult to find locally.  Plus, installation is difficult, the upholstery is in the way
when trying to install the hardware the factory way - that is large staples are added before upholstery
goes on. Plus trying to use screws instead of staples is difficult when the upholstery and framing has
been assembled.

That's about par for the course on new furniture but an exception has been noted on the newest of
furniture frames.  What I am bringing up is that furniture has an internal receptacle (not a simple T- nut
with additional large staple ) which is affixed similar to a canvas eyelet - yes secured right on the
wood frame.  Now, imagine repairing one of these damaged from some cause!  It isn't easy because
invariably part of the wood is broken away which leads to really making a problem if the repair person
tries to revert back to a conventional T-nut.  There simply not enough wood left. 

The factory had a decent idea going to the compressed (like the eyelet mentioned above) but bigger
job exist when the wood is damaged.  Working space in the areas is tight even with the immediate
upholstery removed.

All said, the past days when legs were show wood incorporated into the frame during design/construction.

There is always something to learn in any profession!

Doyle

 29 
 : February 20, 2018, 03:02:59 PM 
MinUph - 65Buick
Suzi, how'd you manage posting that (un)smiley?

 30 
 : February 20, 2018, 02:58:37 PM 
MinUph - 65Buick
I would go member view as well. I like thumbnails that can be clicked for a larger image. Don't know if that helps the space issue.
Thank you Floyd,

Ian

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