Rostov Upholstery Supplies Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
December 14, 2018, 08:18:29 PM
How To Reupholster A Couch, Chair, Ottoman.
Recover Car And Boat Seats. DVDs
Foam Cutters $130+
1/2" and 3/8" crown staple guns- air and Maestri electric.
Upholstery Tools
Long Nose Staplers $124
Sunbrella Fabric     Complete line of Sunbrela fabrics. We also custom sew beautiful cushions from Sunbrella.
Custom Cushions     Custom cushions sewn at a high level of craftsmanship. Choose from fabrics and a range of quality foam.

: Check out CoachTrim's Advanced Leather Workshop and Basic Sewing Course on Suppliers Page
***Please click here www.facebook.com/upholster.upholstery and click "LIKE" for our UPHOLSTER Facebook business page (it will help me promote this free site)-Ken***

 EZ Foam Cutters with 240 volts and plugs for Australia, New Zealand and UK and EU.
SPECIAL 110V MODELS $130 (limited time!!) http://www.upholster.com/toolkits/Foam-cutter.html

+  My Community
|-+  General Upholstery Questions and Comments
| |-+  General Discussion
| | |-+  Nstallind grometts
« previous next »
: [1]
: Nstallind grometts  ( 1131 )

« : January 27, 2011, 03:24:01 PM »

I've found that thefpiercinf frometts don't seld pierce so I preppy chrhe holes what I really hate is usenc my  bench mound press to put them in I always give it that extra umf to set them but I hate it I had to come on a take a. Rake before I Finnish a t top.
YaBB God

Karma: +0/-0
: 3996

« #1 : January 27, 2011, 05:33:50 PM »

I have a Stimpson 489-S that I picked up off Craigslist for a couple hundred bucks but Stimpson doesn't make a self-piercing/spur washer grommet so I have to punch holes first.  However, the 489S using foot power has plenty of uumph to set a grommet really well.  Dang thing weighs a ton and in spite of it's age (I'm guessing maybe 30 to 40 years old), it operates really smoothly. 

I looks very similar to the current 479 model


"Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people."

     W. C. Fields
YaBB God

Karma: +1/-0
: 1006

« #2 : January 27, 2011, 07:29:36 PM »

The shop at one time made tons of net panels for a playground company and all the panels were ziptied to posts through grommets. That contract made it possible to buy a pneumatic grommeter. So nice. Press the pedal once and it punches the hole. Load the die with a grommet and press again to set it. I'm spoiled, and I love it. We do far less panel jobs than we did but it still punches out a quarter every time the hammer drops. Or 50cents for a large spur grommet. Makes putting in a vent in a cushion a no-brainer. And making the flaps for an awning a 10 minute job.

It doesn't look like any of those, much bigger. Like 300lbs. Almost the footprint of a phone booth and only a little shorter.
« : January 27, 2011, 07:32:10 PM Peppy »

☠ ✄ ✂ ✁ ✂ ✃ ✄ ✌ ✄ ✂ ✁  ✂ ✃ ✄  ✁ ✃ ☠
☠ ✄ ✂ ✁ ✂ ✃ ✄ ✌ ✄ ✂ ✁  ✂ ✃ ✄  ✁ ✃ ☠
: [1]  
« previous next »

Latex Mattress    Foam Order allows you to design your own latex mattress using layers of certified natural and organic components.
Organic Mattress     Foam Order makes a wonderful organic mattress using certified natural and organic components. Choose your own firmness.
SMF 2.0.14 | SMF © 2017, Simple Machines