Care & Repair of Furniture

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Taunton Press, 1995 - House & Home - 160 pages
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The authors, well-known BBC-TV furniture making and restoration experts, explain every step of furniture repair in detail. They show the best way to tighten loose joinery, reupholster with ease and repair a finish. Readers will see how to diagnose damage, recognize reproductions and match finishes. An essential guide for hands-on homeowners. Photos and drawings.
 

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Contents

CONTENT
19
General upholstery repairs
78
Traditional stuffedover seat
85
Leather upholstery
91
TABLES
97
Dismantling tables
104
Marble tops
114
Laying veneer
122
Marquetry and parquetry
128
Frameandpanel construction
134
Repairing drawers
141
Repairing and restoring mouldings
151
Index
157
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Albert Jackson and David Day are the bestselling authors of numerous DIY and woodworking titles.

David Day has written widely on the Second World War and Australian history, and is the author of Reluctant Nation (OUPA, 1992) and The Great Betrayal (OUPA, 1988).

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