A complete step-by-step guide to buying, repairing and preserving antiques and collectables and a reference for looking after the small collectables that one might inherit, pick up at a fair or find in a second-hand shop. This book contains complete, practical advice on mending, cleaning and conserving objects made from paper, metal, ceramics, glass, wood, textiles and plastics. It includes many of the professional tricks of the trade, using readily available materials and equipment; advice on where to buy antiques and what to look for; tips from practising restorers and conservators; and recommendations for storing and using antiques safely.
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Albert Jackson and David Day are the authors of the bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual and Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual. They have made many television appearances and have presented two major BBC series on furniture making and renovation.
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