I bought this TeVe easy chair (photo from the auction listing, can provide more photos by friday) and would like to restore it to something as close to it's original condition.
SMI is not a manufacturer per se but an association, it stands for Svensk Möbelindustri (loosely translated as "Swedi
I guess you refer to e.g. the armrest not extending past the front leg to form a "handle" etc.
The armchair certainly resembles Wegner's PP501 The Chair, but as mentioned the picture is less than optimal
No markings/stamps in the metal underneath the base?
No photo of the drawer sides, I'm afraid.
Well, no. Or perhaps "kind of". NK bough the Ferdinand Lundqvist & Co department store in 1967.
I did try that, but due to the glued joints at the bottom horizontal back rail it was not possible.
If a rubber mallet is a rubber hammer I do!
Aha! As the old saying goes, if violence does not work, use more violence :)
Yes, I also have come to the conclusion this the the only way to remove the existing fabric, and later add the new if