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Assessing and repairing furniture may seem intimidating, but this book makes it easy to start doing both. It offers clear, thorough, professional advice on how to repair and assess your favorite pieces, as well as hundreds of color photos and before-and-afters, so you'll know you're on the right track.
Repair that favorite antique—with step-by-step help from the pros. Furniture Restoration makes it simple to assess and repair favorite pieces, whether they're family heirlooms or flea-market finds. Authors Ina Brosseau Marx and Allen Marx share more than thirty years of experience in all kinds of antique furniture restoration. Their book guides the reader through furniture restoration and repairs of every kind, looking at common problems on different pieces as well as the properties of wood, repairing joinery, restoring surfaces, making molds and casts, restoring color, repairing finishes and surfaces, and much, much more.