New Furniture for New York Mayor

With the recent move for the New York Mayor into Gracie, over 65,000 in furniture and other furnishings was donated to upgrade the Gracie mansion from its previously antique furniture. Of course, the furnishings that were found in the mansion were unique and ancient, and will be kept. But that furniture was certainly not useful… Read more »

Furniture Summer Camp

Here at Howard’s Upholstery, we love to hear stories about the creative reuse of furniture pieces. Fabricating or renovating furniture pieces involves a number of skills practiced by artisans from all over the world. Fixing up an old furniture piece isn’t just environmentally friendly; it can also be a great opportunity to uniquely express yourself…. Read more »

Recycled Furniture from Factory Beams

It is hard to imagine that factories would ever provide something beneficial to the world. Most all you hear about them is their pollution and the damage they cause. And that’s what makes a recent collection by designer Mark Jupiter rather interesting. He was able to turn a number of old wood found from debunk… Read more »

Learning Upholstery

Large cities are often home to thriving upholstery industries and businesses. Here at Howard’s Upholstery, we benefit from the diverse clientele of businesses and property owners that we can serve in New York City. However, we are certainly not the only metropolis that benefits from a healthy community of furniture specialists. Up north in Canada,… Read more »

How to Upholster Furniture

Most home woodworkers think that there isn’t a significant amount of hassle to the creation of most pieces of furniture. To them, there’s not much to do beyond cutting the wood and attaching it properly, perhaps even using a router on the legs to create a more elegantly styled piece of furniture. However, for cushioned… Read more »

Catering to Many Furniture Styles

The luxurious look and feel of upholstered furniture is a comfort that people from all over the world enjoy. Here at Howard’s Upholstery, we work with a wide assortment of clients directly at our Brooklyn facilities, and we get to complete projects in a variety of styles. It always intrigues us to see or hear… Read more »

Re-decorating and Reupholstery: First Steps toward Self-Improvement

All of us deserve a chance to start again. Now that may seem a bit overdramatic, but it’s true. I’m not talking about a major life change or anything like that, but a kind of rejuvenation that freshens up daily life. This rejuvenation isn’t hard to find; it’s actually right under your nose. Yes, I’m… Read more »

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