Daily Archives 23rd November 2014


This again is a specialist craft, for a good upholsterer capable of stuffover-work, shaped work and deep buttoning in a full range of materials including leather must be part tailor, dressmaker and leather-worker. However, the introduction of foam pads and resilient rubber webbings has vastly simplified the usual run of upholstery in dining and easy chairs, which is now well within the scope of the average workshop.

Resilient webbings

Invented in 1953 by Pirelli Ltd of Italy, these consist of resilient rubber tensioned strips of attractive appearance, and have almost entirely superseded the jute webbings of traditional upholstery...

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Elegant Relaxing and Inspiring Dining Room Design Ideas in Modern Minimalist Style

Stunning And Wonderful Modern Dining Room Design Idea With Minimalist Style Whether you are having a spacious space for your dining area or only small space dining area, this dining room concept can you adapted because this dining room concept use a minimalistRead More


Fi gure 486:1, 2, 3 shows a low fireside – or dressing-stool, with foam upholstery on a plywood base pocket screwed to the framework which can be tenoned or dowelled together.

In 487, one of a set of twelve stools, the solid seats out of 3 in (76 mm) African walnut were

dished by hand using spokeshaves and improvised wooden planes with curved soles. The foam padding was glued to the seat and the leather to the foam padding with rubber cement (upholsterers’ rubber glue), with the leather eased and stretched round the sharp corners with a minimum of tailoring.

490-492 Folding stool designed by Adrian Reed at the Royal College of Art, 1982. The photographs show examples (left) in natural ash and (below) finished with coloured lacquer. Over the page are some of the working drawings

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Super Stylish Modern Simple and Fascinating Bathroom Design Ideas with Spa Look-a-like and Whirlpool Inside

Spa Bathroom Decoration Ideas These pictures below should be inspiring us to make a nice decorative bathroom designs. For those who love the comfortable space for both relax and enjoy in bathing time, this is a great isnspiration. With the simple and modern furnitureRead More

Easy or lounge chairs

Figure 482:1 shows a lounge chair of knock­down construction, using tenoned or dowelled side frames and separate back frame and front apron rail connected with suitable slot-headed screws engaging in sunk nuts. There is no seat frame as such, and resilient rubber webbing is used for the suspension, anchored with metal clips as shown at 482:lA, A, top rail 482:2A, A. and front rail 482:2B, B. The front rail (482:2B) should have locating stub dowels either side of the central screw to prevent it twisting. Figure 482:3, 4 is another framed-up chair with finger – jointed arm rests and tenoned or dowelled front, side and back rails, with the back frame screwed from the inside into the arm and lower rails. Here again suspension is with resilient webbing.

Swivel chair

A typical swivel-chair acti...

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Great Modern Luxury Masculine Minimalist Loft In London

Great Modern Masculine Minimalist Loft in London This modern minimalist and masculine loft in London was based on London estate agent Urban Spaces. The Luxury interior design but still simple minimalist and modern, is the most adequate for todays requirementsRead More

Simple dining-chair

The illustrations in 468 show the construction of this type of chair. Figure 468:1 is the side elevation; 468:2 the seat plan; 468:3 the angle of the rail joints taken from the full-size drawing. and 468:4 the heavy corner blocks which are glued and screwed into each corner of the seat frame to increase the overall rigidity of the chair. Figure 468:5 is an exploded diagram of the construction, with the front rail kept down flush with the rebates/rabbets in the side rails, with a supporting fillet screwed to the back rail for the plywood base of the seat. This plywood base should be bored to allow the air to escape from the foam-rubber seating, especially if impervious top coverings (leather, plastic cloth, etc.) are used. Figures 468:6...

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