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UPHOLSTERING — furniture
This classification applies to the upholstering of furniture in connection with new furniture manufacturing operations or the reupholstering of existing furniture, including the manufacture of pillows or cushions in connection with upholstery operations. This classification also applies to refelting pool tables or the upholstering of modular office partition panels.

Wall padding and upholstery shall be classified as 9521(1), House Furnishings.

The manufacture of pillows or cushions not in connection with upholstery operations shall be classified as 2571, Pillow, Quilt, Comforter or Cushion Mfg.

The manufacture of wood furniture frames shall be separately classified as 2883, Furniture Mfg. — wood.

The assembly of wood furniture frames exclusively from parts fabricated by others with no furniture parts fabrication shall be separately classified as 2881(1), Furniture Assembling.

The upholstering of coffins or caskets shall be classified as 9522(4), Upholstering — coffin or casket.

The upholstering of wheelchairs shall be classified as 9522(5), Upholstering — wheelchair.

The manufacture of metal furniture frames shall be separately classified as 3076(1), Furniture Mfg. — metal.

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FURNITURE — upholstering

This classification does not include furniture frame manufacturing or assembly. Such operations shall be assigned to the appropriate manufacturing or assembly classification.

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