Since 1983, Wehrli Woodworks has been Chicagoland’s complete source for furniture restoration and refinishing. We continue to specialize in restoring furniture of all periods and styles. Recently, we changed our name/logo to Wehrli Furniture Co. to further highlight our commercial and residential services. Our new logo reflects our four featured services; including furniture restoration, upholstery, painting and custom design.
The goal of any business is to be bigger than it was yesterday. When revenue grows, new employees need to be hired to meet increased demand. Consequently, more office space is required. Not only does a new space have to be built but also new furniture needs to match the updated décor.
Small businesses that offer furniture upholstery are becoming harder to find. Lots of people claim to be upholsterers but can’t deliver a quality product. Get a bad one and your liable to have fabric patterns that don’t line up. I once heard the quote, “Have you ever been surprised by the price of hiring a professional? Try hiring an amateur first and the price will feel cheap.” Really great upholstery is an art.
When you own a furniture refinishing business, you sign up to see a lot of rockers. In the years we’ve been doing this, we’ve seen rockers in every size/state imaginable.
Recently, a rocker came in that didn’t start out as a rocker. In its previous life, it was just a normal chair. At some point, stretchers were added and it was transformed into a rocker.
Our latest Video On Recent Projects – Furniture Refinishing, Furiture Repairs, Upholstery, Painting, and more.
Upholstery is becoming a lost art in America. It’s getting harder to find people who do it well. There’s a high probability that you’ve got something at your home that could be transformed by re-upholstering it. Assuming the piece is good quality or sentimental, re-upholstering makes sense.
Have you ever seen a piece of furniture and thought it was junk? Maybe you felt this way even though you had a sneaking suspicion that it could fit your home if somebody could transform it?
I’ve been hitting estate sales lately and I came by a chair that resembled something that could have stylish in the 70’s. The cushions were a mixture of green, orange and brown. I considered just putting this poor chair out of its misery but I saw potential. The lines and structure of this chair were timeless and classy.