A previous customer called us back to look at their antique sofa and chair which was in constant use in the family lounge. The frame was flexing a great deal so we knew some major frame repairs were required. The fabric was faded and worn and the seat had become lumpy.
The frames were stripped and sent for polishing. The close up below shows a repair to the arm joint. The joints in the back of the sofa had come apart and required careful cleaning and rejointing. The fabric was the only thing holding the frame together in the customers home.
When the frames were stripped it became apparent that the original wood in the chair and the sofa were different so time was spent making sure the finished colour matched.
The springs in the chair needed to be replaced as the metal was showing signs of stress, the chair is just waiting for them to go in before the seat padding goes in.
The finished sofa, repolished, frame fixed, seating springs resprung in the traditional manner using traditional materials. The customer had previously had 2 antique dining chairs reupholstered which are in the same room as the sofa and chose a fabric from the same range in a floral chenille to complement the diamond pattern of the chairs.
The chair, back in its sunny position in the lounge window.
Location Horsforth Leeds.