Services

Traditional Upholstery

Traditional Upholstery is an ancient method of upholstering furniture using traditional methods and materials. Carlos to this day still uses horsehair, cotton linters, individual springs, jute scrim and webbings to upholster furniture in the traditional method when a customer requests so. Carlos is one of the few upholsterers that remain who specialise in traditional upholstery, […]

Furniture Recovering

At Provincial Upholstery, recovering furniture involves the removal of the old leather/fabric so that all is left is the existing padding, and essentially, re-covering it with the new leather/fabric. Unfortunately, many upholsterers skip this time consuming step of removing every nail/staple to fully remove the old leather/fabric. This means the end result is not only […]

Leather Dyeing

Carlos takes pride in the fact that he is one of the few remaining craftsmen to emboss leather by hand. He says, “i’ve always found the art intriguing on how they transformed leather into something that speaks to you. Something that tells a story.’ Leather embossing has been around for hundreds of years, and it […]

Furniture Re-upholstery

Re-upholstery is a process of removing all of the upholstery down to the furnitures bare frame. It’s at this stage that the frame can be repaired if necessary, and then upholstered from scratch. Carlos specialises in traditional upholstery but also provides contemporary upholstery. This gives the client a choice as to which style will be […]

Frame making

Frame making is a craftsmanship all on its own. As an upholsterer, Carlos has taken the initiative to learn how to restore and re-create antique frames with the help of good restorers and frame makers. The main intention Carlos holds for frame making is that when an antique item comes to his workplace that needs […]

leather embossing

Carlos takes pride in the fact that he is one of the few remaining craftsmen to emboss leather by hand. He says, “i’ve always found the art intriguing on how they transformed leather into something that speaks to you. Something that tells a story.’ Leather embossing has been around for hundreds of years, and it […]