"Fashions fade, style is eternal." — Yves Saint-Laurent
However, due to years of exposure to damaging UV rays, the pigments had severely faded, leaving an irregular mixture of mottled green and teal. However, that is the only thing that detracts from this beautiful piece of furniture, and the owner was very keen to have the colour restored.
This chair attracted a lot of attention due to it being featured as a "work in progress" exhibit (with the owner's permission) during the recent Made in Wairarapa Expo. Many visitors to the Expo wanted to see the finished product, and so I am pleased to be able to finally post the results below.