How much fabric or leather do I need to upholster a chair

It is a frequently asked question, how much fabric do I need to upholster a chair? In 2014 I already made a short video with the most common models in the Netherlands. But in the meantime, time has not stood still and Leather hide store has made a very nice online guide. The great thing ….  Read More

Easy parasol repair

A common problem with parasols is that the sticks poke through the fabric pockets. With this simple and fast repair you do not have to remove the entire canvas. The video has no subtitles or spoken explanation as I think it is easy to follow.  

Making a simple leather belt with a buckle

There are of course different ways to make belts. You can first buy all kinds of tools, such as special knives, punches, gouges, paint, stamps, etc. But in this video I show you how it can be done in a simple way. I do use my hand press, but there are also handsets for sale ….  Read More

Swallow in the upholstery workshop

Swallow in the upholstery workshop Today we had a swallow in the workshop. It were two at first. But one soon one went out the door again. But this one had trouble finding the door or just wanted to stay …. Instead of chasing the animal to get it out, we did something else. We ….  Read More

One, two

Is he going to make it across?

One and a half mile

Every day I walk about one and a half mile to the upholstery workshop. In this video I show you what I encounter along the way and which animals are around the workshop. It is a 20 minute drive from Amsterdam. Enjoy it, I do that every day on my walk to work. With headphones ….  Read More