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Upholstery Fundamentals


Upholstery Fundamentals
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By: Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D. and Joan C. Kicklighter

ISBN: 978-1-56637-789-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2001
Subject: Construction
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $66.64
School Price: $49.98

Description

Upholstery Fundamentals provides easy-to-follow instructions for mastering the basics of upholstery. This heavily illustrated text includes descriptions of upholstery tools, equipment, and materials. It also provides step-by-step procedures for many upholstery tasks, including channeling, tufting, stripping and installing covers, and producing cushions.




Table of Contents

  1. Materials
  2. Tools and Equipment
  3. Selecting Fabrics
  4. Stripping and Repairing Frames
  5. Finishing and Refinishing
  6. Installing Webbing and Springs
  7. Installing Padding
  8. Installing Final Coverings
  9. Cushions
10. Channeling and Tufting
11. Making Small Upholstery Frames
12. Upholstering Small Frames without Springs
13. Upholstering Small Frames with Springs
14. Reupholstering Antique Chairs
15. Careers in Upholstery Industries

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   sample Chapter 10 (PDF, 1.19 MB)
   sample Chapter 15 (PDF, 832 KB)
 
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About Author(s)

Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D. - During his career, Dr. Clois E. Kicklighter was a nationally known educator and the author of several books in the fields of architecture, drafting, and construction technology. He held a variety of industrial, teaching, and administrative positions and retired as dean and professor at the School of Technology at Indiana State University. He held the highest leadership positions in the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT). Dr. Kicklighter was awarded the respected Charles Keith Medal for exceptional leadership in the technology profession.

Dr. Kicklighter's published textbooks include Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design; Drafting and Design: Engineering Drawing Using Manual and CAD Techniques; Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, and Stone; Residential Housing and Interiors; Upholstery Fundamentals; and Modern Woodworking.

Joan C. Kicklighter - is the coauthor of Residential Housing and Interiors, Upholstery Fundamentals, and instructional materials in family and consumer sciences. She taught classes in business and family and consumer sciences at the high school and adult levels. Mrs. Kicklighter's educational background includes a baccalaureate degree from Indiana State University and graduate work at Eastern Michigan University. She is certified in Family and Consumer Sciences.

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