With summer in full swing, many kids are keeping cool by flinging themselves across long, wet plastic tarps — otherwise known as a Slip 'N Slide. But did you know an upholster created the first one? … [Read more...] about Slip ‘N Slide was Invented by an Upholsterer
Nauga Added to Endangered Species List
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Wednesday placed the nauga on its list of endangered species, sparking fears throughout the auto upholstery industry that access to its beloved hide may soon be restricted. … [Read more...] about Nauga Added to Endangered Species List
Video: How Synthetic Leather is Made
Not every trimmer likes the idea of working with synthetic leather – and that's okay. But the art and science behind its production is a marvel that deserves to be respected and understood. After all, if you can't explain to customers how it's made, how can you expect to convince them that it's the right or wrong choice for their cars? … [Read more...] about Video: How Synthetic Leather is Made
Billy Murdock Wins This Week’s Prize!
Congratulations to Billy Murdock of Murdock's Auto Upholstery in Brevard, North Carolina for winning The Hog Ring‘s contest for "Comment of the Week". Billy takes home this week’s prize: 25 yards of black Naugahyde fabric and an 8 oz spool of 270 contrast thread! … [Read more...] about Billy Murdock Wins This Week’s Prize!
This Week Win Naugahyde and Thread!
Last month, we partnered with DLT Upholstery Supply to give away 25 yards of black Naugahyde fabric and an 8 oz. spool of 270 contrast thread to the reader who left the best comment on our site. The contest did so well, that we brought it back! … [Read more...] about This Week Win Naugahyde and Thread!