How to Restore and Repair Practically Everything
This book is designed and written for amateurs in the field of restoration, and although it assumes some manual dexterity, it is not intended for the expert. It is also a handbook of caring for antiques and a guide to the kind of repairs that are both feasible without specialist equipment.
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