Superbly illustrated, packed with
detail, and easy-to-follow, this is the ultimate guide to repairing/restoring your
furniture. This volume includes: over 350 colour photos and illustrations; step-by-step
instructions for the most commons repairs; easy-to-follow tips for restoring furniture to
a professional level; and, much, much more.
One of the field's top authorities
presents crafters with five amazingly detailed chairmaking projects they'll treasure for
years to come. With the help of a thorough basics chapter, reader-friendly instructions,
and a illuminating color photographs, even beginners can complete every beautiful item.
Find out how to use machine-made caning to restore an old chair, or create an
entirely new one by hand. There's invaluable information on the different types of
available cane, various woven patterns, and interesting rattan wraps.
Easy To Follow Guide With
Step-By-Step Methods: Republished classic. A fascinating read for any carpentry enthusiast
or historian, but contains much information that is still useful today. The primary aim is
to furnish workers with information and practical suggestions, regarding the repair and
refinishing of Antique and all other types of furniture. It is written in a form which is
easy to read and understand, and it is intended to be used as a manual during the work.
Illustrated by extensive diagrams and photographs.
Readers learn to diagnose damage,
recognize reproductions, match finishes, tighten joints, upholster with ease, and apply
perfect finishes to their favorite furniture pieces. Includes special sections on buying
old furniture and replacing and restoring old finishes. An essential resource for the
collector and the woodworker.
The best and most comprehensive
"how to" book available. The only book to include repairing antique and
contemporary furniture, repairing wicker and bamboo furniture, repairing outdoor
furniture, weaving new seats, repairing trunks, mirrors, and practically every other type
of furniture in one volume.
A convenient reference book filled
with practical tips for repairing and cleaning all of the furniture in your home- from
mirrors to upholstery and everything in between. Repairs can be safely and economically
done using items in your home, not expensive and dangerous chemicals. Some of the tips are
so simple, all they require are your bare hands. But they all work!