Brunswick Reupholstering Co., LLC

Reuse!, Repurpose!, Reupholster!
A Family Tradition Since 1959
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Brunswick Reupholstering in the Press

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The Times Record - June 2, 2010

BRUNSWICK - There's a small shop located in a garage on Mere Point Road where today's all-too-often "throwaway" philosophy is discarded without a second thought.

Here, the prevailing belief is reuse, repurpose, reupholster.

"I feel very passionate about this actually," said Nancy Sherin, the occupier of the shop. "In the United States, there are more than 3,000 active landfills (not to mention the municipal dumps in every state) and that number will only grow unless people take steps to reduce their consumption."

Mainebiz - March 22, 2010

A interview with Nancy Sherin about restarting the family buisness, Brunswick Reupholstering.

Why did you decide to launch this business?

I worked at L.L.Bean for 24 years, the last 12 of which I was responsible for the sourcing and quality of their entire indoor and outdoor furniture line. After I and some of my coworkers were let go as a consequence of corporate downsizing, I took some time to think about what I wanted to do and decided I would resurrect the family business. My father, James Connolly, was the founder and he did the best upholstering of furniture around; he did furniture for governors and ex-governors, in fact I think some of his furniture is still in Augusta...

1965 Newspaper Article

The James J. Connollys have found how to have a companionable life with their family and at the same time devote many hours to their business.