Thursday, December 10, 2020

Automotive Upholstery Foam Shaping, Welting, Boxing





Getting Crown using dacron. Also,tip: only use staples for fabric to wood. Don't staple dacron to wood.



Upholstery tips: https://store.upholster.com/how-to-upholster/how-to-upholster-a-car-seat.html



Upholstery: button tufting, esoecially channel backs: https://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/types-of-tufting.htm



Piping perfection: here

Friday, November 6, 2020

Mustang TMI Seat Upholstery 1965-1968 Installation




Listing rod attachment to listing rod in foam that is attached to the frame starts around 4:00

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Bucket Seat Covering Tips and Tricks Classic Car





protecting edges of metal against foam using packing cushion foam.
 
 
 Gorgeous seat covers.  http://significantcars.com/cars/1927ford2/ 

Seat cover set: from Mac's Antique Auto Parts: https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_model_a/

Boxed cushion without piping https://artisanupholstery.ca/2016/01/13/diy-easy-boxed-cushion-without-piping/

Listing wire to spring bed http://www.nocturnaloner.net/Seats/Bucket_seat_Upholstery_1A.htm

Can you sew with fishing line? https://sewingmachineclub.com/sewing-fishing-line/

Nice view of different types of Bonnie Grey seats:  https://www.google.com/search?q=upholstery+1929+ford+model+bonnie+grey+upholstery&newwindow=1&client=firefox-b-1-d&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj99Y2sut_sAhXPJt8KHXuMBi8Q_AUoAnoECAwQBA&biw=1233&bih=567#imgrc=-GbbuBkMz9v0CM&imgdii=t_AGPHBFvst-QM

Rigid and Flexible listing wire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEz1O7cp-_o

Nice grey seats with piping  http://topclassiccarsforsale.com/ford/96305-1930-ford-model-a-tudor-sedan-1928-1929-1931-1932-hot-rat-rod-coupe.html

NIce looking seats, No piping....ladder stitch?  see close up of upholstery:  http://significantcars.com/cars/1927ford2/

Lots of visuals on attachment: http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=1441.0

Bolster wire attachment with zip ties, then hog rings:  using blue jean material and wire hangers for attachment (listing wires) make sure to surge (?) top of listing wire to fabric: https://www.chevelles.com/threads/bucket-seats-bottom-bolster-listing-wire-question.271864/

Sailrite:  fixing french seams with good visual of  ladder stitch in leather  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGIEkN7A7Kg

Sailrite: Selecting the right thread https://www.sailrite.com/Selecting-the-Right-Thread-Material

Max's auto parts: Ford Model A upholstery kit:  https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_model_a/