Construction of upholstered furniture from solid hardwood frames to cotton flock, wool paddings and other environmentally friendly fillings
Every piece of furniture is made to order to customers' specifications using the very best traditional methods and materials.
Horse hair, cotton flock, woollen felt are upholstered onto solid beech frames, guaranteed for 10 years. Legs can be hand carved.
Our commitment to fine British craftsmanship is reflected in the quality of construction and attention to detail.
Each spring is tied in individually using the Victorian method of lashing in 8 way, covers are meticulously hand stitched, legs are button polished to expose the wood grain.
Cushions are feather and down.
All seating is hand-sprung using the Victorian method of tying in double cone coil springs 8 way...
This is still regarded as the best and most resilient form of springing because it allows for multi-directional movement and even weight distribution. As each spring must be individually sewn in and "lashed", it is an indication of the quality of a piece.
Only Black and White twill webbing is used - made of flax,this is the highest grade
Subtleties of form and line depend on the craftsman being able to manipulate the depth and density of the stuffings - one of the many reasons why natural and traditional materials are The Bespoke Chair Company's preferred choice over foam.
Frames are made by skilled British specialist framemakers and are guaranteed for 10 years
Traditional and natural materials - curled horse and animal hair, jute hessian, woollen felt, cotton linterfelt, fibre/hair pads. feather/down are standard in all commissions.
Solid beech hardwood frames, farmed from sustainable European sources and FSC certified, provide the foundation for all commissions...
Classic European beech is the framemakers' choice and is the most sought after hardwood used in furniture worldwide because of its' enduring and aesthetic properties
Furniture constructed with traditional and organic materials has an integrity derived from the resilience of their textures, their sustainability, their durability, and natural fire retardancy.
All seats, armchair and wing backs are sprung and stitched to heavyweight hessian.
Meticulous stitching of linings and springs ensure the sitter will enjoy lasting comfort
Cushions are a luxurious mix of feather and down within a calico case with optional core. Chairs and chaise longues are finished in calico prior to top cover
Black cotton bottoming cloth is secured with traditional fine tacks to the underside of all pieces
Show wood legs are stained, polished then waxed, which gives a traditional finish that has several advantages over modern spray lacquering, notably the beautiful wood grain is visible and chipping is minimised
Covers are not attached with hammered in metal 'plygrip' but hand-sewn using invisible slipstitching giving a fine tailored finish
Choose from claw and ball, acanthus leaf and other beautiful handcarving options for wing chair legs
As a striking but optional trim, nail heads can be individually hammered in, available in various sizes and colours from nickel to antique brass