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Title:
The illustrated handbook of furniture restoration
Author:
Buchanan, George, 1948-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First paperback edition.
Publication Information:
London : Batsford, 1995.

©1985
Physical Description:
239 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780713478877
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library TT199 .B83 1985C Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This is a fully illustrated guide to furniture repair and restoration. All woodworking techniques likely to be needed are explained in detail and related to different styles of furniture. These techniques range from making varying types of joint, to glueing and fastening, carving, replacing veneer, woodturning and steaming wood to shape. There are also chapters on finishing, including preparation of wood and methods of applying the finishes.


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