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Furniture repair & restoration /

by Hingley, Brian D; Creative Homeowner Press.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Creative Homeowner, c2010Description: 175 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781580114783 (pbk.) :; 1580114784 (pbk.) :.Title notes: $14.95 prolam 10-2010 (db)Other title: Furniture repair and restoration.Subject(s): Furniture -- Repairing | Furniture finishing
Contents:
Getting started -- Tools and equipment -- Repair materials -- Refinishing supplies & materials -- Structural repairs I: loose joints -- Structural repairs II: broken joints -- Other repairs -- Cleaning & reviving old finishes -- Repairing minor surface damage -- Stripping & bleaching wood -- Fixing minor wood damage -- Filling wood grain & staining -- Applying a finish -- Finishing touches.
Summary: Superbly illustrated, packed with detail, and easy-to-follow, this is the ultimate guide to repairing/restoring your furniture. This volume includes: over 350 color photos and illustrations; step-by-step instructions for the most commons repairs; easy-to-follow tips for restoring furniture to a professional level; and, much, much more.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Save money and repair your furniture yourself! Furniture Repair and Refinishing will show you how. Learn how to repair joints, revive old finishes, repair surface damage, apply stains and finishes. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions will show you how. Includes a list of all tools and materials needed for each project--all for only $14.95!

$14.95 prolam 10-2010 (db)

Includes index.

"Don't toss it! Fix that family heirloom! Repair joints, revive old finishes, repair surface damage, apply stains and varnishes."--Cover.

Getting started -- Tools and equipment -- Repair materials -- Refinishing supplies & materials -- Structural repairs I: loose joints -- Structural repairs II: broken joints -- Other repairs -- Cleaning & reviving old finishes -- Repairing minor surface damage -- Stripping & bleaching wood -- Fixing minor wood damage -- Filling wood grain & staining -- Applying a finish -- Finishing touches.

Superbly illustrated, packed with detail, and easy-to-follow, this is the ultimate guide to repairing/restoring your furniture. This volume includes: over 350 color photos and illustrations; step-by-step instructions for the most commons repairs; easy-to-follow tips for restoring furniture to a professional level; and, much, much more.

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