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Hans Wegner “Papa Bear” Armchair Reupholstery: Transformation Complete!

After a month away from home, our beloved armchair has finally returned from the upholsterer’s, rising like a phoenix from the ashes of its former self, or returning–fresher, tauter, and somehow younger-looking, like an aging trophy wife after a prolonged … Continue reading

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Most Treasured Heirloom/Biggest Furniture Project

My favourite piece of furniture in our home by far is my grandfather’s armchair. He and my grandmother purchased it in the early 1960s in the United States and it remained in their home for the duration of their lives, … Continue reading

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