Period Finishes and Effects
This practical guide to the secrets of surface finishes and effects is designed to complement period homes and furniture. This book focuses on achieving authentic-looking period finishes by both traditional and modern methods with techniques included that are suitable for every period from the 17th to the 20th century including paint colours, paint finishes, papers, strains and varnishes, waxes and polishes. Practical step-by-step sequences show the techniques and inspirational photographs illustrate the finished results in a room setting.
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The authors of Period Design & Furnishing (Crown, 1988) have created a companion book that will educate and inspire amateur and professional decorators to enhance period interiors through the use of ... Read full review