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ISBN13: 9781580110068
ISBN10: 1580110061
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Ultimate Guide to Furniture Repair & Refinishing
 
Furniture restoration is a practical pastime that can also be rewarding and enjoyable. Do you want to restore a treasured family heirloom, or renovate bargain furniture at minimal cost? Either way, you'll find Furniture Repair & Refinishing invaluable. In this authoritative do-it-yourself guide, a seasoned furniture repair expert explains through clear instructional text and full-color photo sequences how to achieve professional results, whether you're planning a simple repair or a full restoration.

The author offers shop-tested advice on

- Selecting and using tools, materials, and supplies

- Making structural repairs, including fixing loose and broken joints in chairs, chests, tables, and beds

- Repairing table tops, drawers, veneer, and warped wood

- Preserving and renewing original finishes on old collectible furniture

- Removing old finishes from damaged furniture

- Preparing wood for a new finish

- Finishing wood, cleaning hardwood, and completing projects

With more than 475 step-by-step photographs and 62 detailed drawings, all in full color, this informative book is a must for every furniture lover's library.

Synopsis:

A step-by-step approach to furniture repair and restoration, presented by an expert in the field. 475 color photos and 62 color illustrations.

Synopsis:

Packed with detailed information, "Furniture Repair & Refinishing takes a hands-on approach to furniture repair and restoration. Written by an authority in the field, the book teaches-through step-by-step instructions and full-color photo how sequences-everything the beginning furniture restorer needs to know to achieve professional results, whether planning a simple repair or a full restoration. All tasks are rated for difficulty and feature tools and materials lists.

Synopsis:

Packed with detailed information, Furniture Repair & Refinishing takes a hands-on approach to furniture repair and restoration. Written by an authority in the field, the book teaches-through step-by-step instructions and full-color photo how sequences-everything the beginning furniture restorer needs to know to achieve professional results, whether planning a simple repair or a full restoration. All tasks are rated for difficulty and feature tools and materials lists.

About the Author

Brian D. Hingley has been a professional furniture refinisher for more than 20 years. He is the owner of Hingley Furniture Restoration, Inc., in Richmond, Virginia. Among his clients are interior design firms, business and corporate customers, moving companies, and historical sites such as Sherwood Forest, home of U.S. President John Tyler.

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ElenaPeters, March 4, 2009 (view all comments by ElenaPeters)
This book is one of the most interesting and useful books I have ever had! It's true! I consider Mr. Brian D. Hingley my teacher! I've just started restoring furniture, but already made some interesting pieces with the help of this book and its great author! Thank you, Mr. Hingley!!! You ARE a great professional! I admire your talent! Please also thank your family who helped you with this project!

My best regards,
Elena
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580110068
Editor:
Bakke, Timothy O.
Author:
Bakke, Timothy O.
Author:
Hingley, Brian D.
Author:
Hingley, Brian
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Location:
Upper Saddle River, NJ :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Furniture
Subject:
Repairing
Subject:
Woodwork - Furniture/Cabinetry
Subject:
Furniture finishing
Subject:
Furniture -- Repairing.
Subject:
Repair
Subject:
Restoration
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Ultimate Guide To...
Publication Date:
19980428
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
475 photos/62 ilustrations
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.93x8.45x.57 in. 1.88 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by ,
A step-by-step approach to furniture repair and restoration, presented by an expert in the field. 475 color photos and 62 color illustrations.

"Synopsis" by , Packed with detailed information, "Furniture Repair & Refinishing takes a hands-on approach to furniture repair and restoration. Written by an authority in the field, the book teaches-through step-by-step instructions and full-color photo how sequences-everything the beginning furniture restorer needs to know to achieve professional results, whether planning a simple repair or a full restoration. All tasks are rated for difficulty and feature tools and materials lists.
"Synopsis" by ,
Packed with detailed information, Furniture Repair & Refinishing takes a hands-on approach to furniture repair and restoration. Written by an authority in the field, the book teaches-through step-by-step instructions and full-color photo how sequences-everything the beginning furniture restorer needs to know to achieve professional results, whether planning a simple repair or a full restoration. All tasks are rated for difficulty and feature tools and materials lists.

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