Tag Archives: Mid-Century Modern

W is for Windsor: A-to-Z Challenge

One of my favorite chairs, this often overlooked Windsors may have originated in Wales, Ireland and England, where wheelwrights creating chairs as they made wheel spokes, which were chairs using compression tension joints, with no hide glue holding the spokes … Continue reading

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U is for Real Upholsterers: A-to-Z-Challenge

Real upholsterer’s know things. Real upholsterers can upholster anything: walls, chairs, chests, sofas, hide-a-beds, padded beds.  Real upholsters might upholster you if you hold still long enough. Real upholsterers know how to make an edge-roll from scratch. Real upholsterers know … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Modern: My Kinda Furniture

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by DKP Mitchell and I have slightly different personal tastes, and a good deal of overlap.  He loves really old antiques, richly carved wood, ornately upholstered, tasselled, and I like modern furniture, with its sleek lines and rich colors.  We … Continue reading

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