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PostSubject: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Sat Oct 18, 2014 6:36 pm

Hi all.. are there any automotive upholsterers out there in Auckland that want to do a cashy? I have a café racer style rear tail cowling and seat unit  and need a seat made for it, I could make something myself but I am not an upholsterer and don't want it to look home made. Need to start from scratch, foam then sew the leather over and all that jazz. Cheers.  



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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Sat Oct 18, 2014 7:48 pm

Further to above, not shown in the picture .. this unit has a thin fibreglass piece that bolts to the seat base using the holes you can see... come on peeps, money is ready and waiting Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:42 pm

WOW what a response (zero), ended up taking it to Super Trim upholsters on the North Shore… if anyone is interested I can advise on how it comes out? Someone may want / need a seat made like I did and be looking for a recommendation.
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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Thu Nov 13, 2014 7:55 pm

Sorry just saw this now, there's an excellent and cheap backyard (but trade qualified) guy in West harbour that did the cafe seat on my enfield racer, it's Ben's Dad, his name is Brett (good name)
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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Fri Nov 14, 2014 2:08 pm

Hey Coops
Can you let us know how it ends up? I have a couple of fibre glass seats that need covered.
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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:58 pm

Hi Irish... I picked up the seat today,it is ok, I wouldn't say a perfect job but a pass... wouldI uuse them again? Yes I would but I would make sure to stipulate exactly what I want and the finish required.
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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Sun Nov 16, 2014 4:12 pm

Brett at Westgate is the man for this sort of work, I highly recommend him
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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:28 am

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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Thu Feb 19, 2015 7:26 pm

brett7777 wrote:
Sorry just saw this now, there's an excellent and cheap backyard (but trade qualified) guy in West harbour that did the cafe seat on my enfield racer, it's Ben's Dad, his name is Brett (good name)
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Westgate Auto Upholstery

He did mine, i supplied all the leather, seat pan (drilled) and rivits and it cost over 300 bucks, good job but i felt a bit ripped..

still looking for another person as i have a couple of others to do now..
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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Thu Feb 19, 2015 7:57 pm

I tried one in Kumeu a few years back and he wanted me to find the leather. You'd think they would have better contacts. I wonder how much an industrial sewing machine costs.

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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:26 pm

Irsh, as mentioned in this thread previously.. I used Super Trim on the North Shore, by memory it cost me just over $200, and they supplied all the material too Very Happy .
Over all, I am happy with the job they did... Mark is the guy I dealt with, he seemed a reasonable guy etc…
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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:06 am

Hey guys,

Sorry I may be a little late on the reply here, but I have the name of a guy out south (Drury) who did the brat-style seat recover on my bike, I had already cut the seat down and shaped the foam and he supplied the vinyl and covered it (and also bogged up a couple gaps in the back of it to give it a cleaner look from behind) for $120, he said if I wanted leather it'd be roughly another $50 or so. Overall very happy with the job, super quick turnaround and the guy is super nice as well.

His name is Peter Barnard
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Hopefully that helps someone at some stage!
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PostSubject: Re: Upholsterer in Aklnd   Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:26 am

That sounds a lot more like it.

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