This is a guide for the practical amateur with a love for furniture in the home and garden. Divided into five chapters, it gives the reader an understanding of the background to domestic furniture and how it is made, and advice on methods and materials for its care and repair. Features include: how to recognize genuine and reproduction furniture; easy-to-follow tips and techniques on how to care for and repair household furniture; step-by-step illustrations and repair sequences; coverage of a wide range of materials; and a list of suppliers for specialist materials. The authors' previous books include "Collins Complete DIY Manual" and "Collins Complete Woodworker's manual".
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Jackson and Day were awarded Master's degrees in furniture design at the Royal College of Art, London. They have written and illustrated numerous books on repairs, restoration and DIY, and appeared on television to discuss their work.
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Book Description Collins, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 4127307
Book Description Collins, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0004127307