The restoration of a family chair

This chair spent some 30 years in my father’s shop.

It was painted and repainted white with a worn pink velour seat cover.

It had no market value just a sentimental one.

I decided to give it a new lease of life.

Took a few pictures half way through…

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Removed the faded seat and leather straps that must have been stapled and re-stapled to the wooden base.

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After six months, the finished piece:-

img_10931 img_10861 Not perfect but learnt a lot. Will have another go at the leather work next year.

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About Peter Block

renaissance man in training
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