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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    H.D. "Dee" Fry III grabs foam inserts to fill cushions at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. Wednesday July 17, 2013. Fry is one of the owners of the small company which makes made to order furniture. They took advantage of almost 100 years of furniture building knowledge from the family business then used the internet to take orders. They have no storefront just a small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina.
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    Jimmy Church, 56, of Icard, N.C. cuts out patterns of cloth for a couch at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Part of the assembly section at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    All furniture constructed at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. has this tag attached somewhere on the frame. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Johnny Pope, 62, staples fabric onto a loveseat at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Charles Sigmon, 70, of Claremont attaches string tied springs to a couch at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Charles Sigmon, 70, of Claremont attaches string tied springs to a couch at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Bolts of fabric are stacked upon one another at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Frances Moose, 61 of Newton, N.C. works on sewing fabric for cushions at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Lynn Buftle works on an ottoman at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Johnny Pope, 62 (left) works on a loveseat while Lynn Buftle finishes an ottoman at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    H.D. "Dee" Fry III grabs foam inserts to fill cushions at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. Wednesday July 17, 2013. Fry is one of the owners of the small company which makes made to order furniture. They took advantage of almost 100 years of furniture building knowledge from the family business then used the internet to take orders. They have no storefront just a small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Johnny Pope, 62, staples fabric onto a loveseat at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Lynn Buftle works on an ottoman at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Cathy Fry takes an order from the internet at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. Fry is one of the owners of the small company which makes made to order furniture. They took advantage of almost 100 years of furniture building knowledge from the family business then used the internet to take orders. They have no storefront just a small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Administrative assistant Loretta Wagner, 45, keeps control of ordering supplies needed to construct the furniture at Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. The small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina has nine employees who make made to order upholstered furniture.
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    Chuck Liddy - cliddy@newsobserver.com
    Carolina Chair in Conover, N.C. is a small manufacturing facility in the foothills of western North Carolina that make made to order upholstered furniture.
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