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This informative, step-by-step guide to repair and restoration is divided into four sections, Surfaces and Finishes, Chairs, Tables and Chests and Cabinets. This ensures that a wide variety of topics are covered ranging from the patina or color of a piece and removing scratches to repairing a broken cabriole leg, carcases and tops, drawers and doors, mouldings and cabinet hardware. Each chapter ends with projects that encompass many of the techniques described within it. Featuring invaluable information on carving, upholstery, gilding and parquetry, The Complete Guide to Repairing and Restoring Furniture is an essential tool for anyone, beginner and expert alike.
Walk through a year by turning the pages of this book with its more than 300 stunning photographs of nature's beauty throughout the seasons.