Monthly Archives: February 2012

“Bishops Chair” Upholstery Conservation #1: Naming a Chair

by DKP (Interviewing Mitchell) We are stepping back into upholstery conservation this spring with a chair for a private client; the family calls it the “Bishops Chair.”  The chair lived in Europe for part of its life, then came via … Continue reading

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Community Warehouse: Heywood Wakefield Rocker by MRP

©MPF Conservation.  May be printed for your own use. May be reposted if our url+copyright is used as reference. When we went to choose chairs for the event I came across this sweet child’s rocker by Heywood Wakefield.  I asked … Continue reading

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Steamship S.S.Beaver Washstand for the McLoughlin House by DKP

©MPF Conservation.  May be printed for your own use. May be reposted if our url+copyright is used as reference. MPFC recently completed treatment of a washstand for the Mcloughlin House in Oregon City which came from the first steamship to sail … Continue reading

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STUDIO PEOPLE by the shop catz

Truth be told, we own the business.  They bring us the bacon, as they say (really it is chicken), and they complain that our hours are never billable. They don’t take enough breaks, though we constantly remind them by bringing them … Continue reading

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Community Warehouse: Two Coordinated Folk Art Chairs, Mission and Windsor

©MPF Conservation.  May be printed for your own use. May be reposted if our url+copyright is used as reference. Having time for the chairs for the Community Warehouse Auction “the Chair Affair” was a challenge with work and family.  I … Continue reading

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Community Warehouse: Kona Baby Sea Turtle Chair

©MPF Conservation.  May be printed for your own use. May be reposted if our url+copyright is used as reference. This is the first year I have participated in the Chair Affair to benefit the Community Warehouse, which benefits many needy … Continue reading

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