Care & Repair of Furniture
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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