What is Pirelli webbing?
Pirelli webbing For Quality Furniture
A common support system called Pirelli webbing is used now in many modern sofas. Pirelli webbing allows for support for sofa models that cannot accommodate the depth of an 8 way hand tied spring unit.
How do I replace ercol webbing?
Remove old webbing from frame, extract wooden dowels and put them to one side.
- Take roll of rubber webbing.
- Feed one end of the webbing through one of the back slots in the chair frame.
- Fold over the end of the webbing to form a loop of approx 5” (125mm).
- Using a staple and plate, fix the webbing together.
How is ercol webbing measured?
The fitting process is for dowel straps, however measuring is the same for all types of pre made straps.
- First thing to measure is the width of the slot on the chair.
- Measure the inside slot to inside slot on the chair (Not the old strap).
- Measure the inside slot to inside slot on the chair.
Is Ashley Furniture good quality?
Ashley Furniture is known for their moderately priced furniture and their wide variety of products. In terms of material quality, there can be some good bargains to be found, but make sure to take a look at what goes into the furniture.
How can you tell if a couch is good quality?
Evaluate the Frame
If your goal is to buy a good sofa, start by learning about the frame. Cheaper sofas may have frames made from particleboard, plastic, or metal, but a good–quality couch will have a solid hardwood frame—preferably a “kiln-dried” hardwood frame made of oak, beach, or ash.
How do I know if my chair is ercol?
The sticks are always round. Many “Ercol style” chairs have oval or squared off sticks. With the exceptions of chairs with a solid seat, virtually every Ercol chair from this period that you come across will be webbed (some very early chairs (1953 – 1955) used tension springs).
How do you tighten webbing straps?
Tug on the loose end of one piece of webbing, positioning yourself so you are pulling the webbing toward your body. Put the end of the webbing through a webbing stretcher and hold the stretcher on the outside of the furniture frame, tugging gently to tighten the webbing as much as possible.