Upholstery and Caning Examples

Iron Gate Antiques specializes in custom and one-of-a-kind upholstery repair and restorations.  Here are some examples showing before and after upholstery photos:

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We also do Caning and rush work. There are Ten different colors of rush available.

 

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Old Maple Rocker restored and colored rush added

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Green and Brown Maple Footstool

Oak Ladderback Chair with colored rush

Oak Ladderback Chair with colored rush
(War Eagle)

Walnut Caned 2 Section Curved Bench late 1800's Completely Restored

Walnut Caned 2 Section Curved Bench late 1800’s Completely Restored

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Mule Eared Chairs with a diamond pattern seat weave

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Fully restored Waterford Rocker with a split ash seat with a diamond pattern weave

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Ash Ladderback chair with a herringbone weave

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Close up of herringbone weave

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Walnut Victorian Rocker needing restored and recaned

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Caned Walnut Victorian Rocker recaned using the seven step technique

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Chair with rush replaced

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Deep seated chair with rush

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Chair recaned with 5mm binding cane using a modified New England porch weave

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Chair recaned with 5mm binding cane using a modified New England porch weave

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Herringbone weave using a flat binding cane

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Modern Art Couple with herringbone pattern woven flat binder seats

Item # 3150901 Price $ 75

Oak chair with a stained 1/2 splint seat woven in a diamond pattern

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Maple chair with 5 diamond weave in 1/4 inch material

Closee up of weave

Close up of diamond pattern

And here is an example showing how new upholstery is part of an overall restoration project:

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Victorian Sofa after restoration

Victorian Sofa prior to restoration

Victorian Sofa prior to restoration