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Restoring antiques.

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Art of woodworking: Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Montreal ; New York : Time-Life Books ; St. Remy Press, ©1995Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0809499290; 9780809499298.Subject(s): Furniture -- Repairing | WoodworkDDC classification: 749/.1/0288
Contents:
Restoring basics (p.12) -- Inventory of tools (p.14) -- Caring for antiques (p.17) -- A gallery of furniture styles (p.18) -- Repairing joints (p.24) -- Repair strategy (p.26) -- Disassembling furniture (p.27) -- Joinery repairs (p.32) -- Major repairs (p.38) -- Casework repairs (p.40) -- Drawer repairs (p.44) -- Table repairs (p.46) -- Repairing chairs (p.52) -- Repairing cane seats (p.61) -- Repairing a rush seat (p.67) -- Reupholstering chair seats (p.71) -- Restoration techniques (p.74) -- Replacement parts (p.76) -- Minor repairs (p.83) -- Repairing veneer (p.89) -- Surface and finish repairs (p.94) -- Identifying finishes (p.96) -- Repairing surfaces and finishes (p.98) -- Refinishing (p.108) -- Stripping finishes (p.110).
Cont.): Preparing surfaces for a finish (p.116) -- Changing the color (p.121) -- Bleaching wood (p.125) -- Applying a protective finish (p.126) -- Rubbing out a finish (p.130) -- Antique finishes (p.132) -- Antiquing (p.138).
Summary: A guide on how to restore antiques.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Geared to amateur and intermediate woodworkers, this series covers everything from using a handsaw to refinishing an antique. Full-color illustrations and step-by-step instructions show how to perform specific woodworking tasks.

Includes index.

Restoring basics (p.12) -- Inventory of tools (p.14) -- Caring for antiques (p.17) -- A gallery of furniture styles (p.18) -- Repairing joints (p.24) -- Repair strategy (p.26) -- Disassembling furniture (p.27) -- Joinery repairs (p.32) -- Major repairs (p.38) -- Casework repairs (p.40) -- Drawer repairs (p.44) -- Table repairs (p.46) -- Repairing chairs (p.52) -- Repairing cane seats (p.61) -- Repairing a rush seat (p.67) -- Reupholstering chair seats (p.71) -- Restoration techniques (p.74) -- Replacement parts (p.76) -- Minor repairs (p.83) -- Repairing veneer (p.89) -- Surface and finish repairs (p.94) -- Identifying finishes (p.96) -- Repairing surfaces and finishes (p.98) -- Refinishing (p.108) -- Stripping finishes (p.110).

Cont.): Preparing surfaces for a finish (p.116) -- Changing the color (p.121) -- Bleaching wood (p.125) -- Applying a protective finish (p.126) -- Rubbing out a finish (p.130) -- Antique finishes (p.132) -- Antiquing (p.138).

A guide on how to restore antiques.

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