Furniture upholstery and repair
James B. Johnstone
Lane Books, 1970 - House & Home - 80 pages
This book takes you step-by-step through the stages of upholstering a piece of furniture. Materials and tools are described, and often alternatives are suggested for special equipment.
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FRAME BUILDING REPAIR AND RESTYLING
SPRINGS AND THEIR SUPPORTS
EDGE SOFTENING AND SHAPING
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