Passion for Vintage Furniture
In fact, even if he was not a craftsman, he already loved all the vintage furniture, be it chair, sofa, armchair, , Coffee table, dining table, office armchair. But nevertheless, he preferred the old leather club chair. This patina of old leather! How beautiful ! In addition, the club chairs have different backrest shapes and armrests of armrests. The names of these different shapes are also fascinating: back mustache, folder hat of gendarme, straight back, file folder, round file .... All this fascinated him to the highest point. Later, when Thierry Perrodou grew up, he settled as a craftsman with his wife in Callac de Bretagne, in the center of Brittany , In the Côtes d'Armor, where he opened his dream workshop: Atelier du cuir - Bretagne. In this leather workshop - Brittany, he now undertakes work based on his enormous craftsmanship, renovation work and restoration of antique and vintage furniture. His violin of Ingres, his specialty was the restoration and the whole renovation of club armchairs and club sofas.
Renovation and restoration on request
But it is not just old club chairs, old club sofas and vintage furniture that Thierry Perrodou buys and renovates with the aim of reselling them afterwards. Indeed, this quality craftsman also takes care of your armchairs club and any other armchair, sofa etc., when they are made of leather. Because the know-how of the leather workshop - Brittany, as its name indicates, is the work of leather: leather furniture. Often, people have an old old club chair in their home. This vintage furniture has, in many cases, already seen better days: Old leather is damaged, cracked, even broken. The seat is no longer comfortable, perhaps even the springs stand out or the vegetable horsehair padding is visible. The straps hang, the springs have become soft. Then, they come to the leather workshop - Brittany, where he is breathed new life: Thierry Perrodou inspects the club chair, he judges whether the old leather can be saved or not. In all cases, the leather armchair will be laid bare, up to the wooden frame. Then the craftsman replaces the springs with springs no-sag or nosag, as well as the straps. These can be tightened to ensure a firmer footing. Then, it is with the vegetable hair padding that it proceeds. Everything is done the old way, Thierry Perrodou even tries to reuse the old brass nails! Often the leather of the cushion of the seat is too damaged, just like the leather of the armrests. So we have to replace it. In the leather workshop only cowhide leather is used, as this leather is more robust. This guarantees a longer life for the club chair. All at the end, the new leather is colored like the old leather. Thus, the club chair regains its appearance and original appearance while being completely renovated and restored.
In the end, the old club armchair returns to its full splendor of its original era : Whether it is the 1920s, the 1930s, the 1940s or the 1950s. So, this beautiful vintage furniture becomes, or becomes again, the flagship room of the show.
Just ask for a quote Free of charge to Thierry Perrodou of the leather workshop - Brittany for the price of such a renovation.