Furniture Restoration and Repair for Beginners

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Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 1994 - Crafts & Hobbies - 192 pages
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This comprehensive book answers every question on the subject of restoring furniture. How to fix a wobbly chair or a scratched table top; how to identify and repair finishes and veneers; how to stain wood or remove white ring marks; how to French polish or apply a wax finish. The book guides the reader from the very first steps, so no experience is necessary, and every process is taken step-by-step. The author explains how, by using the minimum of tools and at very little cost, you can restore any piece of wooden furniture from the most shambolic to the almost perfect. Along the way, it exposes many mysteries and explodes many myths about restoration.

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Contents

Introduction
6
About Wood
10
What to Restore
17
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