Sunday, March 13, 2011
Had To Make a Little Trip To St. Chuck This Morning to Pick Up This Wonderful Oak Danish Lounge Sofa and Chair. Status: All Cleaned up and Ready For a New Home!
This was a hot mess when I picked it up this morning at a storage unit the seller was clearing out (so they could move to Australia! How lucky!). 50 years of dust and cob webs were swept away this beautiful afternoon under a wonderful sunny warm sky.
Edit! Gone as of 03-28-11.
Ahhh....what a beautiful day to clean up a great danish style oak lounge set. I
couldn't have asked for a more perfect day. I could work hard without sweating,
but wasn't stifled by having to wear a heavy coat either.
It's kinda rare to find a matching set of sofa and chair in the danish lounge style.
The vinyl cushions are in great condition and the color is nice and vibrant.
Unfortunately the Fagas straps are long gone. In there place the previous owner
placed plywood, which does the job providing a firm seat. New straps would likely
make the sofa and chair more cushy and comfortable though.
That's a nice detail under the arms and between the front and rear legs. Not
something you see on every one of these style sets. The front legs have end caps
of brass that could be shined up if one wanted to take the time. The Oak could be
refinished as well if someone had a free weekend or three. I'd never have the
Contact me through my ad if you think you'd like to give this a new and loving
home. But you'd better hurry, things tend to disappear quickly during the spring