How to Restore Antique FurnitureBook - 1996
Beginning with a history of furniture construction covering various periods, this is a guide to the practical care and repair of a range of furniture types. It discusses the qualities and applications of most wood types the restorer will encounter. Topics covered include: processes for dismantling furniture; removal of old nails, screws and releasing old glues; repairs to dowel, knuckel, mortice and tenon joints; repairing damage turnings; tackling veneers and marquetry and advice on restoring glass, keys and locks.
Publisher: Marlborough, England : Crowood Press : 1996
Branch Call Number: 684.1 H699h
Characteristics: 128p illus