Opened a can of "webbing"Ugh. The previous upholstery reinforcement to the back used several different materials that ultimately failed. My job is to correct things like that.
Patriotic LiningThe previous upholsterer used a stars and stripes fabric to reinforce the sides. It's not an unusual practice to use scraps from other projects. I use fresh burlap.
Decking & nosingDecking is the platform under the cushion. The nosing is the front edge. This is a challenging piece.
FittingFitting the upper and lower arm pieces. You can see a "Marshall Unit" spring system - where is spring is encased and they are connected together as one unit.