Archive for the ‘Shop Profiles’ Category

Sithole’s Upholstery: Slowly Building a Dream

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 16th, 2017

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For 30 years, Ratsela Sithole, a second-generation trimmer in Lobatse, Botswana, has been upholstering everything from office chairs to car interiors using only a manual sewing machine.

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Meet ‘Bus Driver Dave’ of Dido Upholstery

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 8th, 2017

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David Gludt is loved throughout the city of Troy, Idaho. And it’s not just because his upholstery shop is a local staple. He’s also a neighborhood school bus driver, who’s been shuttling kids to class every day for three decades.

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UPDATE: Shop Profile of JNG Creations

Published by Naseem Muaddi on January 19th, 2017

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Check out our interview with Jean-Noël Greffeuille, master trimmer and owner of JNG Creations, in the February 2017 issue of The Shop magazine.

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The Shop Features Interview with Bux Customs

Published by Naseem Muaddi on December 16th, 2016

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Check out our interview with Chris McClintock of Bux Customs in the January 2017 issue of The Shop magazine.

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Instagram Highlight: WoodWrite

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on November 18th, 2016

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If you’re a fan of wood paneling and trim, check out Jeffrey Bütt of WoodWrite in Chicago, Illinois. His boutique woodworking shop creates custom wood dashboard kits and interior component for a range of vehicles.

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