On the job: Furniture repair is an art form

Chair caning, repadding, new fabric, rows of upholstery tack, tassels to adorn the bottom of a chair. Sometimes it takes up to a week to bring a piece back to life. It is an art form. I would have been lost if I did not have the guidance of Al and Dan Mielke of Mielke Furniture.
Melissa Topey
Jan 30, 2012

 

Chair caning, repadding, new fabric, rows of upholstery tack, tassels to adorn the bottom of a chair. Sometimes it takes up to a week to bring a piece back to life.

It is an art form. I would have been lost if I did not have the guidance of Al and Dan Mielke of Mielke Furniture.

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