The Breton boy and his love for the old club chairs
There was once a man, a Breton by the name of Thierry Perrodou. As a young boy, he discovered a passion for old-fashioned objects and things, namely old vintage leather furniture. It was especially for the club chairs of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s that he developed a true passion. It became a true love. But he also loved the club sofas of the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, as well as those of the 1920s and 1960s. All these beautiful antique furniture, these beautiful leather seats Made their entrance into his heart. They stayed there forever. He also loved all the antique furniture of Art Deco, a style, an era, which he was passionately fond of.
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.
His first piece of renovation
The first piece of furniture he gave a second life thanks to the renovation of leather and the restoration of old leather was a club chair with a mustache back in the 1940s. , This beautiful vintage furniture! For the restoration, he entirely rebuilt the bellows and the seat. The padding was done with vegetable hair. And the padding of the cushion with, among others, feathers. The leather was vintage, very old. He had to renovate it completely: he skated old-fashioned leather, and restored the armrests and arm-rests of new leather, which he skated in the old fashion. But underneath, there were straps and no-sag springs! So he was able to restore life to this old armchair club with mustache back. Once the leather armchair was renovated, it was almost unrecognizable, so it was beautiful!
From yesterday to today
Over the years, artisan Thierry Perrodou has become very famous and famous in the region of Callac Brittany, Côtes d'Armor, Finistère , Morbihan, Ile et Vilaine, in short, the whole of Brittany for its craftsmanship. The buyers come from everywhere, even from France and abroad to buy its restored furniture. As it not only sells restored leather club chairs or renovated club chairs, it also sells refurbished club sofas and restored club sofas. Whether it is a hat file, a straight back, a backrest with a flower, a mustache backrest, in short, all the forms of club leather armchairs and club sofas of the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. The craftsman also likes the furniture of Art Deco, he also renovates them to resell after: armchair, sofa, full lounges, pair of armchairs, coffee table, dining chairs, office armchair. Each time, these beautiful antique and vintage furniture can, thanks to their renovation and restoration of leather, find their former splendor.