our custom process

Bring yourself and your ideas to us and we will help you create your unique custom upholstery.
We can assist by showing you collections we have assembled for you to chose from
and adapt to your unique needs and desires. We can go one step further and make the furniture you imagined.

  • getting started

    measure

    Measure your space before you come to our store.  This is one of the most important parts of looking for furniture, especially for sectionals.  Otherwise you might waste time considering options that are not possible in your space.  Feel free to bring a floor plan and even pictures of the room you are looking to put the piece in.

    We often hear the question, "what size does this come in?".  We reply "what size do you want?", because there really are no standard sizes.  We build the sofa to fit your dimensions.

    One tip that can help you visualize the sofa in your space is to outline the dimensions you are considering with blue painters masking tape on your floor.  Feel free to call ahead or check our web site to get ballpark dimensions of the pieces you are looking at

  • what we do

    our niche

    We are a unique custom sofa shop in that we are full custom.  We have a flat pricing structure and allow you to customize dimensions (within certain parameters) at no extra charge.  If you add considerable size to the piece the price will go up.

    This is unlike other custom sofa shops that charge for every dimension change.  We like to say we are "custom not cost-em"!  We blue-print each and every order, with every specification.  Each order is built to spec for that customer's specific blue prints.

    We generally work from "baseline" specs of sofas we show in our store, to keep things simple.  The most common changes people make are length, depth, arm width, back cushion height, and firmness.  We can change any dimension you want, however these are the most common and simple changes.  All these customization are done at no extra cost, in 2-4 weeks, made in the USA.


  • quality

    materials

    Sofas are pretty simple when it all boils down.  You have 4 components: Frame, Fabric, Foam, Springs That's it!

    People often ask us "are these good quality?"  Usually followed by "what's the frame made out of?"  Which is funny because the frame is the component that is the least likely to ever have problems, no matter who makes your sofa.  

    Think about an old sofa...it's the cushions that are flat and saggy, and often the springs are sagging as well, or the fabric that is worn or torn, or all three!  But usually the frame is fine.  That being said, we use kiln dried hardwood frames (alder), which is industry standard on any decent sofa.  

    Our strength is our foam, which really is the key to a long lasting sofa.  Foam quality is determined by weight.  An industry standard foam that you might find at Macy's or other big stores is usually a 1.8lb foam.  We use a 3.0lb foam.  This means there is more rubber, which gives the foam more resiliency and longer life.  The term "high resiliency is often used for any foam heavier than 1.8lb, however be ware as some manufacturers advertise 1.9lb as "high resiliency" when in reality it's about the same.

    This higher resiliency does not mean it's firmer.  Firmness is different than weight. 1.8lb foam comes in soft, medium, firm as does 3.0 foam.  Our standard foam is a 3.0 soft, however you can choose what ever you want at no extra charge. 

    Frame: kiln dried hard wood (alder)

    Foam: 3.0 high resiliency foam.

    Springs: sinuous with 4" spacing versus industry standard 8" spacing (ours are closer together / more of them)

    Fabric: many options to choose from, from many different textile mills (these are separate entities from our factory)