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Steel Spring Constructions

Sorry for the lull in blog postings; it’s been hectic around here!  Let’s get onto talking about steel spring type constructions, there are essentially 2 types to consider, although there are variations of both. Sinuous springs, sometimes called “zig zag” … Continue reading

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Leather Sofa Base Springs / Suspension

This is another area that can be con­fus­ing for the aver­age con­sumer. Most folks don’t even know that some leather sofas don’t have steel springs in the base, and that even those that do are not nec­es­sar­ily of qual­ity. There … Continue reading

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Leather Sofa Frame Construction

We’re con­tin­u­ing our dis­cus­sion of Chi­nese and Ital­ian leather fur­ni­ture imports today with frame con­struc­tion. Let’s pref­ace this dis­cus­sion with the idea that these types of imports are being made for the masses in large quan­ti­ties, and more impor­tantly, to … Continue reading

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Chinese & Italian Leather Furniture

Imports, espe­cially those from China and Italy, make up the major­ity of the leather fur­ni­ture being sold here in the United States. Unfor­tu­nately most of those leather fur­ni­ture prod­ucts are mediocre, at best. They are built with infe­rior mate­ri­als, lack­ing … Continue reading

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What is top grain leather?

Our topic of the day is top grain leather ver­sus split grain leather. In my expe­ri­ence most folks do not under­stand what top grain leather really is; what top­grain means. The major­ity think that the word “top” in top grain … Continue reading

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Leather Furniture South Intro

Wel­come to my blo­gos­phere!  I’m Tom; I am the Founder, Owner, and Pres­i­dent of Leather Fur­ni­ture South, which is the old­est Inter­net based seller of residential/commercial leather fur­ni­ture. I have been in the busi­ness of leather fur­ni­ture, in one capac­ity … Continue reading

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Welcome to Leather Furniture South

Wel­come to our blog where we will share valu­able info about leather fur­ni­ture. Visit us reg­u­larly for infor­ma­tion on learning/purchasing/maintaining leather fur­ni­ture. Make sure to visit our web site.

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