- FRAME – Wherever wood meets wood and stability is in question, Ibello disassembles joints, legs and rails in order to reglue, redowel and clamp for 24 hours or more.
- HAND-TIED SPRINGS – Individual coil springs are hand tied with twine to neighboring springs. As many as 60 springs are pulled into a level unit and their twine ends tacked securely to the frame. Burlap strips are used for firmness, elastic strips for a bouncier seat. The springs are clipped onto the entwined strips of webbing.
- PADDING – Depending on the profile of the upholstered piece, cotton, dacron or polyurethane is usually used as padding. On antiques or for a distinctive period look, horsehair and cotton attached with tacks is used. Then a muslin mock-up is made, and the furniture profile approved by the customer.
- CUSHIONS – Different densities of padding are used for custom seating. Ibello’s recommendations for duribility and comfort is a polyurethane cushion in a down envelope. That gives you the look and feel of down with the stability and wear of a polyurethane cushion.
- FABRIC – A pattern is cut in denim to decide where the fabric should be placed. The cutting must ensure that the pattern meets with the customer’s layout preference and has an attractive continuous flow.
- SOIL SHIELD – At the customer’s request, the finished piece is sprayed to help resist staining and dirt build-up.