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Cape Cod Upholstery Shop

Joe Gramm Owner / Upholsterer

Located on Cape Cod

South Dennis, MA 02660


The Professional Upholsterer magazine had a personal computer on the front page twenty three  years ago. Cutting edge technology in 1988.

  1988 Upholsterer Cover

My first computer was a 1986 Leading Edge Model D

In House Services

  1. Furniture Upholstery

  2. Upholstery Fabric

  3. Custom Cushions

  4. High Density Foam

  5. Furniture Repairs

  6. Rubber Webbing

  7. Needlepoint Blocking & Cushions

  8. Helpful Advice

Welcome to Cape Cod Upholstery Shop  

Specializing in furniture upholstery, cushions, upholstery fabric, high density foam, furniture repair and helpful advice. 

If you’re looking for an upholstery shop on Cape Cod you've come to the right place. Centrally located in South Dennis.

Joe Gramm, owner/upholsterer has been offering High Quality furniture upholstery on Cape Cod for 33 years.

Please allow 4-6 weeks for completion of your work

To see photos of my work go to the Photo Gallery.

To read about my work experience, go to my Resumé

To contact me or get directions, go to Contact Me.

Email Me photos of your work for a free E-Estimate

News From Cape Cod Upholstery Shop  by Joe Gramm

Photo Gallery Updated November 20, 2017   

Upholsteryblog  Updated January 10, 2016

Collecting MA Sales Tax on Upholstery

Paying sales tax on an upholstery job in Massachusetts can be confusing.  The MA Department of Revenue regulates upholstery as a “Fabrication”.  The total invoice amount is taxed at 6.25%.  Labor, supplies and fabric are taxable. Labor and supplies are taxable even if the customer supplies the fabric. 

Click here to read the MA sales tax regulation for upholstery.

Read (3) Fabrication and (5e) Specific Applications.

Not Taxable are certain repairs and shipping.

Sunbrella Fabric Samples

New 2017-2018 Sunbrella Upholstery Collection

New 2017-2018 Sunbrella Complete Collection

Sunbrella Care and Cleaning

Sunbrella 5 year limited warranty

Sunbrella canvas, specialty weaves, stripes, Jacquards and textures. Sunbrella is suitable for the living room, kitchen, window seats, porch and patio.


           Shop Upholstery Fabric

Ask me about free fabric memo samples

Greenhouse Fabrics   10,000 plus designer fabrics and trim

Sunbrella Upholstery Collection

New 2017-2018 Sunbrella Complete Collection

Fade resistant

Highly cleanable

JF Fabrics  Their website needs some work to meet my user friendly criteria, but they sell many washable, ECO friendly, durable and decorative high end fabrics.

Barrow Offering a wide array of designs, colors and constructions. Family owned business since 1945

Trivantage  Indoor outdoor fabrics, including Sunbrella

JKB Fabrics  Residential and Commercial fabrics and vinyls

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Overview of a typical upholstery job

Communicating with the customer about the project by email, phone or personal visit → picking up the furniture → preparing the furniture by stripping off the old fabric → gluing the frame if loose → tying the seat and back springs if needed → cleaning or refinishing any exposed wood → completely replacing or adding to the padding →  replacing seat and back loose cushioning → applying new fabric includes cutting, sewing and matching of patterns → delivery back to the customer → Customer is 100% satisfied

  1. Furniture upholstery is an art, when done correctly. 

  2. So keep that in mind when choosing an upholstery shop. 


In business on Cape Cod since 1984

Bourne Falmouth Mashpee ★ Sandwich ★ Barnstable

Yarmouth ★ Dennis Harwich★ Brewster Chatham

Orleans ★ Eastham Wellfleet ★ Truro ★ Provincetown

Cape Cod Upholstery Shop gladly accepts Check and Cash

Credit or Debit cards accepted via Square