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Carolina Custom Leather - Any Opinions?

Posted by newenglandgarden (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 23, 14 at 9:37

Hi, new here, hoping someone has some advice. I have been looking for a leather chesterfield that would be the same look but better quality than the ones at Pottery Barn. Carolina Custom Leather makes one I like and it costs less than the Hancock and Moore, McKinley, and Whittemore-Sherrill versions. Our local furniture dealer says it is equal in quality, but it's a new company and I can't find ANY reviews online. We won't be able to see any of the sofas in person and I'm nervous. Has anyone ordered from them before? Or is anyone willing to take a look at the website and tell me whether you'd feel comfortable taking a flyer on an unknown company? We just want a comfortable, nice-looking sofa that will last a long time and hold up to kids - I don't need the absolute "best." Thanks!

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RE: Carolina Custom Leather - Any Opinions?

NewEnglandGarden, I think the best way to look at your potential purchase is to review the construcion methods of the sofa. Examine the frame construction, spring construction, cushions, leather quality and tailoring. If it all looks good and the price is right it is probably worth considering.

RE: Carolina Custom Leather - Any Opinions?

Thanks. There are multiple brands that all seem to have the same construction - 8 way hand-tied springs, dowels, made in the USA etc. But Hancock and Moore costs so much more. Is that just marketing?

RE: Carolina Custom Leather - Any Opinions?

Newenglandgarden Hancock and Moore makes a very nice product but they are very expensive. I suppose as in anything else in life they get what they can based on the perception of their product in the mind of the consumer.

RE: Carolina Custom Leather - Any Opinions?


RE: Carolina Custom Leather - Any Opinions?

@newenglandgarden did you ever decide to buy from Carolina Custom Leather? I'm in the same boat. I believe Leather & More in Hickory, NC is associated with them & I can't find any reviews on them either.

Here is a link that might be useful: Leather & More in Hickory

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