9781566377898

Upholstery Fundamentals

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  • ISBN13:

    9781566377898

  • ISBN10:

    1566377897

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-06-01
  • Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub

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Summary

Upholstery Fundamentals provides easy-to-follow instructions for mastering the basics of upholstery. This heavily illustrated text includes descriptions of upholstery tools, equipment, and materials. It also provides step-by-step procedures for many upholstery tasks, including channeling, tufting, stripping and installing covers, and producing cushions.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Upholstery Materials, Equipment, and Fabrics 6(46)
Materials
7(16)
Frame Components
8(1)
Adhesives
9(2)
Fasteners on Furniture Frames
11(1)
Upholstery Support Materials
12(1)
Upholstery Fasteners
13(2)
Springs
15(1)
Padding
16(2)
Twine and Thread
18(1)
Edging Materials
18(1)
Leather and Vinyl Coverings
19(1)
Trim Materials
19(1)
Finishing and Refinishing Products
20(3)
Tools and Equipment
23(14)
Upholstery Tools
24(9)
Upholstery Equipment
33(4)
Selecting Fabrics
37(15)
Fabric Suitability
38(1)
Kinds of Upholstery Material
39(3)
Terms Used in Weaving
42(1)
Types of Weaves
42(1)
Fabric Labeling
42(1)
Fabric Choices
43(4)
Fabrics and Soil
47(2)
Fabric Care
49(3)
Part 2 Upholstering Processes 52(116)
Stripping and Repairing Frames
53(14)
Basic Furniture Types
54(1)
Stripping Frames
54(8)
Repairing Frames
62(5)
Finishing and Refinishing
67(12)
Removing Old Finishes
68(1)
Preparing Wood Surfaces for Finish
69(2)
Applying Finishes
71(6)
Repairing Defects on Finished Surfaces
77(2)
Installing Webbing and Springs
79(18)
Webbing
80(2)
Springs
82(2)
Coil Springs
84(6)
Applying Spring Edge Wire
90(1)
Sinuous Springs
91(2)
Marshall Units
93(1)
Attaching Burlap over Springs
94(3)
Installing Padding
97(10)
Selecting Padding
98(1)
Edge Roll
98(2)
Padding Furniture with Springs
100(4)
Padding Furniture without Springs
104(3)
Installing Final Coverings
107(30)
Reading Measuring Tools
108(2)
Measuring and Cutting
110(3)
Sewing Final Coverings
113(2)
Tacking Final Covers
115(5)
Order for Installing Covers
120(17)
Cushions
137(16)
Measuring and Constructing Cushions
138(10)
Making Innerspring Cushions
148(1)
Reversible Cushions
149(1)
Loose-Filled Cushions
149(4)
Channeling and Tufting
153(15)
Channeling
154(8)
Tufting
162(2)
Tufting Methods
164(2)
Tufting Vinyl Plastics
166(2)
Part 3 Projects in Upholstering 168(42)
Making Small Upholstery Frames
169(8)
Stool Design
170(1)
Wood to Use
170(1)
Framed Wood Base
171(2)
Solid Wood Base
173(4)
Upholstering Small Frames without Springs
177(12)
Padded Stool
178(2)
Other Types of Padded Seats
180(4)
Reupholstering Slip Seats
184(2)
Upholstering a Slip Seat Stool
186(3)
Upholstering Small Frames with Springs
189(10)
Coil Spring Stool
190(5)
Sinuous Spring Seat
195(4)
Reupholstering Antique Chairs
199(11)
Evaluating an Antique Chair
200(1)
Reupholstering an Antique Chair with Outside Arm Pockets
201(3)
Reupholstering an Antique Dining Room Chair
204(6)
Part 4 Related Information 210(13)
Careers in Upholstery Industries
211(12)
Qualities for Employment
212(1)
Working Conditions
212(1)
Training
212(1)
Upholstery Industry
213(8)
Small Upholstery Shops
221(1)
Self-Employment
221(2)
Glossary 223(11)
Acknowledgments 234(1)
Index 235

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