Liz Learns that Reupholstery (and Refinishing) is Harder than it Looks: Part 2

January 27, 2011

At the end of my last post, the cute little ISU Surplus chair was looking as though it had seen better days. It had been stripped of the old upholstery and sanded, though not as thoroughly as I had intended. This very unflattering photo should jog your memory:

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If you’ve read our bartop post, you know [...]

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Liz Learns that Reupholstery is Harder than it Looks – Part 1

January 2, 2011

A couple weeks ago, I bought a chair and (nearly, but not quite) matching loveseat at the same Surplus Sale where we bought 55 keyboards for the infamous bartop. Nate is really gung ho with the woodworking so I figure I better learn upholstery before he gets around to building us couches and chairs. This [...]

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