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Learn How to Use Wire on Welting

With over 56 years of experience, we know a lot about auto interior restoration From upholstery kits and tops to carpeting, fabrics, and tools and supplies, if you’re planning on restoring your car or truck we have all the essentials for you to achieve award winning results. How to Use Wire On Welting: Learn How LeBaron Bonney’s Master Technician Doug shows how to use wire on welting, and demonstrates expert techniques for achieving professional quality results. What you will need: Click on Button to View Component: Would you prefer to have your wire on welting professionally installed by a LeBaron Bonney Authorized Installation Expert?  

Care of Wool Blend Carpeting

Care and Maintenance: Wool Blend Carpeting Cut pile wool blend carpeting looks and feels great, and with proper care will last longer and continue to look great for years to come. Please note that the following information is specifically addressing carpets that are machine made with wool or wool-blend fibers. Some instructions don’t apply to carpets made with synthetic fibers and may not be appropriate. THE CARPET CARE PROGRAM: A comprehensive carpet care program consists of four elements: Preventive Maintenance Vacuuming Stain Removal Regular Cleaning Preventative Maintenance Avoidance is the best preventative maintenance – if you can avoid tracking soil and moisture onto carpeting. Another point to remember is that after cleaning your carpet, allow time for the carpet to completely dry before stepping on the carpet. Vacuuming The most important step in caring for your carpet is vacuuming. Vacuum thoroughly and frequently, particularly in high traffic areas. Bear in.. Read More

We’re Your Restoration Experts

With over 56 years of experience, we know a lot about auto interior restoration From upholstery kits and tops to carpeting, fabrics, and tools and supplies, if you’re planning on restoring your car or truck we have all the essentials for you to achieve award winning results. 1931 Ford Model A Roadster Top Installation: Learn How LeBaron Bonney’s Master Technician Jeffery shows how to put the top on a 1931 Ford Roadster. What You Will Need:  Click on Button to View Component: https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/comp_kits.php https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=1213 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=1215 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4892 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4868 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4866 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4891 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4907 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4920 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4927 Want It Done for You? Would you prefer to have your top professionally installed by a LeBaron Bonney Authorized Installation Expert?    

See Gas Monkey Garage’s LeBaron Bonney Equipped ’37 Panel Delivery!

Check out this 1937 Ford Panel Delivery built by Gas Monkey Garage for the Fast N’ Loud TV show! We are pleased they came to us looking for interior components. For the seats they used our Gray Wool Broadcloth (Part# 8-LM), along with our Graphite Insight Patterned Cloth (Part# INS-021). They installed these fabrics over a Glide Engineering Seat Frame (which we also offer). For the door panels they used the Gray Wool Broadcloth, and our Gray Square Weave Carpet (Part# BC-36). The Gray Square Weave Carpet was used throughout the interior as well. We also supplied Dark Gray Napped Cotton headliner material (Part# A611). The car turned out great, and we are proud to have been a part of it. You can see this car on the Fast N’ Loud TV show. It airs on Monday September 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM on Discovery Channel. The episode is titled.. Read More

Authorized Installer Hatfield Restorations Calls LB a Partner

Located in Canton, TX, Hatfield Restorations is a LeBaron Bonney Authorized Installer with a twenty six year history installing our interiors. We spoke with Tony Chamberlain, an Assembly and Upholstery Specialist with the company, about Hatfield Restorations and their experience with LeBaron Bonney. Q: How long have you been in business? A: Twenty six years Q: What services does your shop offer? A: Complete automotive restoration services. We do all aspects of our business in house, except for re-chroming, which is sent out. Q: What is your specialty? A: Upholstery and woodworking. Q: How did Hatfield get into this business? A: Our owner, Gary Hatfield, had been involved with cars since he was a kid – racing and restoring them. He had been in construction and decided to open a garage on property he owned. He built that into Hatfield Restorations, a multi-million dollar company. Q: What do you like most about.. Read More

Tell Us Your Car Story and You Just Might Win!

We would love to hear your story about a classic car. Tell us about a car you own or owned, or maybe just tell us a good car story from “back in the day”. Post your story along with a photo on our Facebook page. If we use it in our LeBaron Bonney Insider blog, or in an email, we’ll send you a $25.00 gift certificate you can apply to any LeBaron Bonney Company product!    

Custom Upholstery Kits Combine Original Patterns, Stitch Styles, and the Custom Fabrics of Your Dreams

It’s usually easy to find automotive restoration upholstery kits that have an original appearance. However, what if you want an awesome and ready to install upholstery kit that uses the same patterns, stitch styles and assembly techniques of the original upholstery, but is made with custom fabrics? You know; upholstery that fits just like the original, but uses fabrics the factory never dreamed of? You might be thinking; “Wouldn’t that be cool? Now what? Where do I go? This is going to cost an arm and a leg isn’t it?” Relax, LeBaron Bonney has got you covered. We’ll produce a complete and ready to install (by you or an upholstery shop) custom upholstery kit for your vehicle using the same factory original patterns, stitch styles, and production techniques that we use for our concours winning restoration interiors. Only we’ll produce it with the custom fabrics of your Kustom Dreams. You.. Read More

With EZ Boy Daily Driver Series Interiors, it’s the Fabrics that Make the Difference

Our EZ Boy Daily Driver Series Interiors were developed for individuals who want exacting fit, high quality, and a lower price point, but don’t need exacting original type materials. They’re more than happy with materials that look like those original from the factory, yet are more appropriate for casual use rather than a concours winning restoration. Let’s step back and ponder the words “lower price point”. That’s a phrase everyone likes. Who doesn’t like to save money? I know I do. But what’s the catch? There has got to be one – especially when seemingly contradictory words like “excellent fit” and “high quality” are thrown into the mix. “Lower price point” is often associated with “shortcuts”, and “I would like to return this item for a full refund”. However, sometimes with “lower price point” you can have your cake and eat it too. By the way, I also like cake… Read More