About


Family Owned Since 1977

Steele’s Upholstery is owned and operated by Forrest Steele Jr. The business began in 1977 as a hobby for Forrest’s parents, Forrest Sr. and Margaret, who produced auto upholstery from their garage. With Forrest Jr. joining in the work, the hobby grew into a business that has been providing Concord and the Bay Area with quality Automotive and Marine Upholstery for over 30 years.

Steele’s Upholstery will take care of any Automotive and Marine upholstery needs. Forrest is familiar with most makes and models of cars and boats. He has worked with most automotive manufacturers and most suppliers of upholstery materials and supplies. He is familiar with the products and quality of each company. With his knowledge and experience, Forrest can assist every customer in reaching the best solution for their upholstery needs whether that be a simple inexpensive repair or high end custom work.

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Steele’s Upholstery has produced some of the best looking and most creative Custom Car and Boat Interiors in the Bay Area. Forrest has a complete portfolio full of Collectors cars, Classic and Show cars, Luxury vehicles, Motorcycles, RVs, Jet boats, Ski boats, Pleasure Cruisers, Jet Skis and Personal Watercraft. He has also completed countless Convertible and Vinyl Tops, seat cushions, seat repairs, headliners, headrests, floor mats, carpets and door panels, and complete interiors for cars and boats. Steele’s Upholstery also offers a multitude of upholstery work besides auto and marine upholstery such as Custom Golf Cart Enclosures, Medical Exam Tables, Office furniture, Restaurant seating, and some Residential Furniture Upholstery.

Forrest can come up with a solution to any upholstery situation whether it requires creative design or mechanical ability to complete the job. He is a great problem solver and can fix just about anything. Above all, Steele’s Upholstery has a reputation for great service. Forrest loves to work with people and provide them with an honest, personal and friendly experience.

Automotive Upholstery

Steele’s Upholstery specializes in automotive upholstery including new upholstery as well as restoration and repair of existing upholstery. Steele’s is one of the Bay Area’s best upholstery shops for Convertible Tops and Convertible Window Replacement, Vinyl tops, Seats, Seat Repair, Seat Welding, Carpets, Door Panels, Headrests, Headliners, Trunks, Truck Tonneau Covers and much more. Steele’s offers superior design expertise and quality workmanship while using the best quality materials.

Marine Upholstery

Steele’s offers a complete range of marine upholstery. Steele’s produces quality custom boat cushions, Biminis, boat covers, delta canvas, sun awnings, boat enclosures and walk-arounds. Steele’s offers a huge selection of marine canvas, vinyl and carpet. We tailor all of our marine upholstery to fit every size and style of boat perfectly. Steele’s Upholstery designs the most custom and creative boat interiors and personal watercraft, to the most practical and durable upholstery for sporting and fishing boats.

Custom Upholstery for Classics and Hot Rods

Steele’s Upholstery offers the finest quality interior restoration on all Classic, Antique and Vintage cars. We offer original stock match up on the classics and as well as custom replacement for all Classic car models dating back to the early 1900’s. Steele’s offers excellence in design and production of interiors for Custom Classic, Antique and Import cars, Muscle cars, Trucks and Hot Rods.

Specialized Upholstery

Steele’s Upholstery offers a multitude of upholstery work besides auto and marine upholstery. We have a complete portfolio of Custom Golf Cart Enclosures Medical Exam Tables, Office furniture, Restaurant seating, and some Residential Furniture Upholstery.

Unique Upholstery

Steele’s Upholstery has the creativity and skill to solve some of the most unusual and challenging upholstery projects. Some of these unique projects include BBQ Covers, Equipment Covers, Gear Bags and Straps and Awning Covers. Steele’s has even designed and produced Curtains and Custom Cushions for SWAT Vans and Mobile Laboratories.


Forrest works by appointment so please call (925) 676-4548, or use the form below: