An antique piano stool upholstered in its format serves practical and multi-purpose uses. Even reupholstering the wearing down antique piano stools recreate a new purpose, when some imagination is added to it. Regardless of the piano stools that have lost their once pronounced popularity, they still serve a multi-purpose usage – you get the needed extra seating, even they are a great support for more functional household activities.
When you hire antique upholstery professionals from a licensed firm in Southern Highlands for working on to upcycle your antique piano stool, they will abide by certain six steps for transforming it. The newly upholstered antique piano stool will immediately create a new useful purpose.
Step 1 – Cleaning the Entire Furniture Piece
The very first step is cleaning the antique piano stool thoroughly as the start of re-upholstery for upcycling. All the dust, cobwebs, dirt, and all lurking beneath are first sponged down using soapy water. Next, they are dried well.
Step 2 – Fixations and Adjustments
Next, the professionals plan on whether it needs fixation or adjustments, to make the process straightforward. It might need painting after loosening its handy thumbnail screws within its storage compartment. After that, the seat pad is refurnished and fixed. As needed, the worn-out original screws can be replaced by the new ones so the mechanism is all innovative and new. Adding a new foam under, under the lid, by replacing the old foam, and attaching a fire retardant inter-liner makes it finely compliant with the present fire safety regulations.
Step 3 – Painting
The antique piano’s condition determines whether paints can be applied over the old wood. As the scratched veneers disrupt the outlook, so a new spray paint will add new colorful life, even coverage, and better durability. A flash of neon yellow sprayed on the legs’ tips will showcase the curves.
Step 4 – Fabric Selection for the Entire Upholstery Process
The important part of the complete upholstery process is selecting the right fabric. The right patterns and prints are extremely potential in making or breaking the antique piano stool. Traditionally, the piano stools are covered in plain leather or velvet, so either of the two is selected with desirous prints, and a new effect for mixing up things is created.
Step 5 – Trial and Error Method
At this stage, the professionals come to the tricky part, as trial and error determine the way to be better at upholstery. In fact, to begin with, this is a good level. An actual bonus lies here – the seat pad and base pop out, so the upholsterers can easily access them. Staples can be used for securing the fabric in place, and tacks are avoided as they are likely to cause damage to the wood. The crucial part is to get the tension right, especially when the stool will be used for seating multiple times. The upholsterers stretch the fabrics tight for making them durable for daily use.
Step 6 – Screwing Back and Complete Fixing
Screwing the legs back and fixing all the sides and edges and ensuring the upholstered seating pad have been set on finely and sturdily – completes the transformation. Once done, the final output is a finely upholstered handy antique piano stool attached with its storage compartment.
Your antique piano stool can be reformed to its shape and usage with the application of new upholstery and some productive treatment. Once the professionals apply these discussed processes, then the furniture piece is perfectly and professionally upcycled to continue with a fresh lease of life.