Marine fabrication finishing touches

December 1st, 2020

The pneumatic long nose upholstery staple gun from Sailrite® is engineered to set the staple without the crown penetrating the fabric, reducing rips and tears that can sometimes occur when attaching gimp to an upholstery project. Photo: Sailrite. Materials and techniques for marine trimmings that improve form and function. by Sigrid Tornquist It all matters. […]

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Investing in excellence—and workforce readiness

January 1st, 2020

Kathryn Maisto mastered her marine canvas skills over a lifetime and across oceans, and now she’s training a new generation. by Jill C. Lafferty I’m always looking for ways to enhance our product line,” says Kathryn Maisto, MFC, owner of Fairwinds Canvas LLC, Racine, Wis. “In what we do and what we offer, we have […]

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Additional services enrich relationships and bottom line

May 1st, 2019

Adding services to core offerings can provide a way to cement customers to your business, meeting more of their needs and strengthening your appeal—and bottom line—in the process. As an online retailer and wholesaler for upholsterers, sewers and DIYers, Sailrite offers a variety of tools, hardware, kits and other supplies, in addition to its proprietary […]

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