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uh pohl stuh ree

  • n  covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • n  the craft of upholstering

  • Indeed, my family owned a dark green Pacer with that Navajo-blanket upholstery, and it worked just fine until I drove it through a ditch, after which the heavy doors hung off their .
  • He trades in his yellow Caddy with the tiger-skin upholstery for a $43,000 gray Porsche.
  • Scattered across the ice were pieces of green upholstery, twisted chunks of metal, luggage, a tennis racquet, a child's shoe.
News & Articles

  • Manchester Auto Business Rises From Rubble
    Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Manchester Facebook Page Lou's Auto Sales & Upholstery, the Center Street business that was destroyed after heavy snowfall in January 2011, is being rebuilt.        
    June 17, 2013 - Hartford Courant
  • Aberdeen library furniture will get a new look
    New washable slip covers will soon adorn the seats at Aberdeen Timberland Regional Library, covering worn upholstery, Library Manager Christine Peck said. The furniture is still solid and recovering it is the most frugal option, she said. The cost is estimated at just over $24,000 and is covered by the Kathryn N. Sherk Bequest Fund, as administered by the Grays Harbor Community Foundation.
    June 15, 2013 - The Daily World
  • Hudson plant to produce fabrics for Malden Mills8217 new product line
    This month, the company, which employs more than 800 people in two states and has operated a second manufacturing facility in Hudson for more than two decades, has come full circle with its recent line of performance-based upholstery fabrics.
    June 15, 2013 - New Hampshire Union Leader

  • Alan Johnson in guardian.co.uk
    In an article in the Times, Johnson, seen as a favourite to succeed the prime minister, said: "The current public mood of anger and disquiet ...... demands a response. We need to overhaul the engine, not just clean the upholstery."
  • Bonnie Fuller in Reuters
    Bonnie Fuller, former editor in chief of Glamour magazine, called it "bold" but wondered, "Is she walking around in inaugural upholstery?"
  • John Travolta in Edgware Times
    If you want to be famous,Edna/Travolta tells Tracy, "learn how to get bloodstains out of upholstery. That's a skill you can take to the bank."

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