Before
Not too shabby
Bare Bones
She needs a little work...
Shampoo
Cleaning the original horsehair padding
Full Body Cast
Glued and clamped
New Braces
To reinforce her frame, she has custom braces.
Seat
Rebuilding the padded seat with traditional layering of horsehair, hessian and stitching
Covering
Tacking on the final covering
Gimp
Detail of applying the gimp (glue, pins and patience)
Back View
Never neglect the back details
After!
She's done! Read more about her in my blog post.
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