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

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Robert D. Mussey
Dover, 1987 - 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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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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