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Furniture repair & restoration over 100 methods & projects by Len Hilts

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Published by Creative Homeowner Press in Passaic, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Furniture -- Repairing.,
  • Furniture finishing.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesFurniture repair and restoration.
StatementLen & Kay Hilts.
ContributionsHilts, Kay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTT199 .H537 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3790785M
ISBN 100932944515, 0932944523
LC Control Number81069640

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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. Buy Furniture Restoration and Repair for Beginners 1st Edition by Bonner, Kevin Jan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(25). Buy The Complete Guide to Repairing & Restoring Furniture by William Cook (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(66).   Buy The Practical Illustrated Guide to Furniture Repair and Restoration: Expert Step-by-step Techniques by Billy Cook (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

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