The First American Furniture Finisher's Manual: A Reprint of "The Cabinet-maker's Guide" of 1827

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Courier Corporation, 1827 - Crafts & Hobbies - 120 pages
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First guidebook printed in America dealing with furniture finishing, preparing, cleaning surfaces, dyeing, staining, varnishing. Detailed procedures on French polishing, mirror silvering, gilding, Boulle-work marquetry, much more.
 

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Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
i
Section 4
9
Section 5
64
Section 6
75
Section 7
85
Section 8
101
Section 9
103
Section 10
108
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ROBERT MUSSEY is a professional furniture conservator based in Boston and has published numerous books and articles on antique furniture and conservation.

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