Good Questions: Should I Re-upholster this Chair?

Good Questions: Should I Re-upholster this Chair?

Aaron Able
Feb 26, 2009

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Hello! I found this chair at an auction and thought I would like to reupholster it. It is a mustard yellow color with the Naugahyde fabric having a sort of grain effect. The grain effect has been worn off on the top back and arms of the chair. On closer inspection, I had second thoughts about recovering it, due to the amount of curves in the body of the chair. Then it occurred to me that I don't even know what kind of chair this is and I might be doing myself a great disservice in recovering it. Do you know what kind of chair this might be? Does it have a particular style? Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated. Sincerely,

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Anything covered in Naugahyde is probably safe to recover, ASAP! Would anyone disagree?

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