I’m Joe Gramm, owner and upholsterer at Cape Cod Upholstery Shop.
I moved to Cape Cod from Sarasota Florida with my wife Marge in 1984, settling in Yarmouth Port, MA. Both my wife and I were native New Englanders, but met each other in Florida. I was already an experienced upholsterer and wanted to start up an upholstery business here on Cape Cod.
We moved to YarmouthPort, MA and started the business. The business name back then was simply Joe Gramm. I want to give credit to a few people for giving me my start here on Cape Cod. First to Lee & Dory Marchildon for renting a cottage to us on Cape Cod Bay with a workspace for the upholstery shop. And Bob Quasha, for giving me my first pieces of work to do on Cape Cod with many more upholstery jobs over the years.
In 1990 we moved to our current location here in South Dennis, MA. I changed the business name to Gramm’s Workshop. The business continued to grow. Often, someone would say they thought they were going to get a grandma for an upholsterer because of the name Gramm’s. The name didn’t’ reflect that I was an experienced furniture upholsterer.
I had the opportunity to acquire the domain name capecodupholstery.com and I changed the business name to Cape Cod Upholstery Shop. The business name has evolved over the years and I sure have upholstered a lot of furniture and made a lot of cushions since 1984. I have a Photo Gallery with currently eighteen pages of photos. Just about all of my customers are excited to have me take photos of their finished work and publish them to my website. I’ve said it many times, but I truly have the greatest customers in the world. So if you have the time, please click the link below to visit both my Resume and Photo Gallery.