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Professional Results: Upholstery

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Traditional upholstery skills are much in demand for both making new furniture and for refurbishing treasured antiques. This extensively illustrated hands-on guide teaches would-be professionals all the crucial techniques they need to know. It offers an overview of the required tools and how to use them, and explains the fundamentals of internal spring and suspension systems, fillings and stuffings, fabrics, and other supporting mechanisms. Seven attractive projects are demonstrated with step-by-step full color photographs and explained with clear and concise text.


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Pages 160
Publish Date 2015-04-01
Size 8.465" x 10.04" x 0.4331"
Author Malcolm Hopkins
Product Form Paperback

About the Author

Malcolm Hopkins is a leading figure in the U.K. upholstery industry who has had a long career in both the manufacturing and contract sectors. Malcolm has produced and repaired furniture for high-end retailers, the Royal Household, and the Houses of Parliament. His commission work has ranged from domestic furniture to luxury yachts. Currently head of the upholstery department at the London Metropolitan University, he is both a teacher and a practicing upholsterer. Malcolm has been recognized for his services to the industry by leading U.K. trade associations, including the Association of Master Upholsterers and the Worshipful Company of Upholders.

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