If you are local to the Twin Cities you may come to shop on East Lake Street to pick up. If you are local without that kind of time, or live elsewhere, you can order from me easily on etsy and ebay.
You may also call the shop at 612-729-1841 and place an order... *or* and this is preferable, since I don't always answer the phone when in the workroom, email the measurement and number of vertical straps, slot-to-slot and the number of horizontal straps and their measurement slot-to-slot.
Some frames will have both horizontal and vertical:
Some will only have one direction:
These are called Expersprings and you need to order their replacement elsewhere:
These are called Fagas and you need to order them elsewhere:
I send the webbing in one continuous piece, uncut - ready for you to make that determination, but I will tell you each strap is really cut no more that 1/2" shorter than the actual measurement slot-to-slot.
On with 16 images of the process. I will spare you any more chitchat since this really is so simple for you to do yourself. Occasionally though, a client will not want to bother at all with it and will bring their frames for me to do. And that's just fine, but do call or email rather than showing up because I frequently have no room in my small busy shop for drop-in's.
|all you need right here - length of new webbing + new v-clips|
|clean out the old ones. you may see that previously the webbing was nailed, stapled or attached with dowels. you can still use this elastic webbing, you just won't need the clips|
|see how tightly the old ones were flattened?|
|a clean frame is a happy frame - now is the time to polish or refinish|
|first new webbing strap - I like to work back-to-front|
|flatten 'er down evenly across|
|make sure the "teeth" grip the webbing but if you place the clip face down and against ledge of solid surface, you can give it a couple of whacks with hammer to really secure those teeth into webbing|
|stretch it forward and mark w chalk your cut line. no more than 1/2" shorter than measurement or it's hell to stretch in place|
|now clip the other end...|
|it can get physical trying to stretch new webbing with two new clips in place - especially if you cut them even a bit too short|
|that's it - that's all of them on this chair, only 4 straps|
|new foam cut for frame. I like to go an inch or two longer and higher than frame (depends on foam's resiliency) to compress into the newly sewn upholstery|
|Matched pattern from boxing of cushion to top and bottom plates - keeps things nice|
|ta-da. how cute is that?|