On Wednesday, June 18, 2014 10:44:52 AM UTC-5, ChairMan wrote:
And probably molded foam, of sorts, vacuum pressed onto the chair, first, a
nd the upholstery is/might also be vacuum glue-pressed onto the foam. The
re was a guy, here, who used to repair/upholster similar/assortment of comm
ercial chairs using a vacuum press. He applied that technique to some of
his auto/bike/marine reupholstering, also.
Taking that vacuum cue, I once tried repairing/replacing the molded foam of
a trashed tractor seat. Wrong kind of foam, but it half-ass worked. It
was fine for my BIL, so nothing was lost. I suppose a larger piece and/or
a more intricate piece would be more problematic for vacuum pressing effic
I saw somewhat similar chairs yesterday, in Austell GA, not that far
from the item location.
Austell seems to be a city of discounts, wholesalers and used. We went
to buy paint, mistints, $4 gallon, $2 quart, $20 5 gallon. Good stuff,
Benny Moore and Porter mostly. Just not in antique white. Came back with
a 8 1/2 gallons of paint and primer, a blender, several hundred yards of
masking tape and a giant bungee cord, under $60.
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