Furniture Restoration And Repair For Beginners

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Furniture Restoration And Repair For Beginners

Author : Kevin Jan Bonner
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114665842
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 51.99 MB
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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. The book guides the reader from the very first steps, so no experience is necessary, and every process is taken step-by-step. The author explains how, by using the minimum of tools and at very little cost, you can restore any piece of wooden furniture from the most shambolic to the almost perfect. Along the way, it exposes many mysteries and explodes many myths about restoration.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Making 1 12 Scale Wicker Furniture For The Dolls House

Author : Sheila Smith
ISBN : 1861082843
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 21.58 MB
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Miniaturist Sheila Smith shares her unique weaving and plaiting techniques for making beautifully executed, authentic-looking wicker furniture for the dolls house. There are over 25 diverse projects tailored to suit all abilities, from the beginner to the experienced miniaturist and complement every room in the dolls house and. Supported by colour photographs, detailed illustrations and templates.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Dolls House Furniture

Author : Freida Gray
ISBN : 1861082584
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 56.53 MB
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With a little imagination, ingenuity, and these colorfully illustrated projects, anyone can learn to make personalized furniture to decorate a dolls' house! Start with basic pieces that require little more than a craft set; as confidence and skills increase, move on to more demanding work involving cabinet construction and miniature power tools. At every stage, there's an inventory of the necessary tools, equipment, and materials, plus same-size drawings, cutting lists, and color photographs of the completed furnishings. Try easy upholstered furniture; balsa tables, benches, and birdhouses; and imitation basketwork, including a laundry bin. Among the beautiful and small-sized items: a simple winged chair; picnic table; elegant double bed; wardrobe, tall kitchen dresser, and a range of magnificent Portuguese painted pieces. They're works of art!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

American Woodworker

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American Woodworker magazine, A New Track Media publication, has been the premier publication for woodworkers all across America for 25 years. We are committed to providing woodworkers like you with the most accurate and up-to-date plans and information -- including new ideas, product and tool reviews, workshop tips and much, much more.

Furniture Repair Refinishing

Author : Brian Hingley
ISBN : 1580110061
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 41.3 MB
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A step-by-step approach to furniture repair and restoration, presented by an expert in the field. 475 color photos and 62 color illustrations.
Category: House & Home

Making Shaker Furniture

Author : Barry Jackson
ISBN : 094681922X
Genre : Art
File Size : 64.65 MB
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With something stunning for every room in the home, 13 categories of Shaker projects are offered here, all displayed in full-color photos. Take your choice of a variety of Looking Glasses, Oval Boxes, Sewing Stands, Hanging Candle Sconces, Drying Stands, Canterbury Step Chest, Drop Leaf Table, Dining Chairs, Rocking Chairs, and more. Complete plans, exploded diagrams, and step-by-step photos focus on the original techniques, so that your projects will be more authentically Shaker, in appearance and in spirit.
Category: Art

Sponge Painting

Author : Ann Rooney
ISBN : 1861081340
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 26.75 MB
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What could be better than a craft that is easy to learn, requires no painting skills, and gives great results? Here's the perfect introduction to an ideal medium for decorating walls, furniture, dishes, flowerpots...almost anything. See how to prepare surfaces, add subtle background effects, make and use printing blocks, and adapt and combine motifs. 14 projects--most with suggestions for alternative colors and designs--include a moon and stars in bronze and gold metallic paint on a dark blue background; a merry Christmas pattern of holly and mistletoe; stems of climbing ivy for picture or mirror frames; cheerful marigolds and bumblebees to brighten a playroom or child's bedroom; a range of flowerpot decorations; and more. 128 pages (all in color), 7 1/4 x 9 3/4.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Marginal Plants

Author : Bernard Sleeman
ISBN : CORNELL:31924094770132
Genre : Marginal gardening
File Size : 57.81 MB
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Together a pond and marginal plants add colour, interest and movement to a garden; they inspire and calm. This book offers clear and practical explanations of the easiest methods for successful maintenance and propagation of marginal plants and lists over 60 of the most readily available.
Category: Marginal gardening

Fun To Make Wooden Toys And Games

Author : Jeff Loader
ISBN : 1861080492
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 52.75 MB
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This is a collection of twelve new projects for making wooden toys and games, building on the groundwork covered in the authors' first book, published in 1995. The new projects are more complex and require improving woodworking skills, but are explained in the same clear style with line drawings and photographs.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Manual Of Furniture Restoration

Author : Victor John Taylor
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114673234
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 22.72 MB
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This is a new edition of Repairing and Restoring Furniture, and gives detailed instructions for woodworking projects ranging from smartening up shabby 1950s furniture to the rigorous demands of conserving a valuable antique. It also covers many common repair jobs such as re-making loose joints, stripping off an old finish, dealing with warped surfaces, and repolishing.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Standard Industrial Classification Manual

Author : United States. Office of Federal Statistical Policy and Standards
ISBN : MINN:31951P00953466X
Genre : Commercial products
File Size : 61.3 MB
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Category: Commercial products

Dolls House Accessories Fixtures And Fittings

Author : Andrea Barham
ISBN : 1861081030
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 67.69 MB
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“Dollhouse furnishings ranging from architectural metal working for miniature furniture and kitchen accessories to art objects....All 32 projects outline the creation of professional quality furniture and accessories with the use of basic skills.”—Doll Castle News. “Decorate your dollhouse in a unique style without spending a lot of money.”—Doll World.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

American Patchwork Designs In Needlepoint

Author : Melanie Tacon
ISBN : 1861080883
Genre : Art
File Size : 34.24 MB
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"...beautifully put together, featuring easy-to-stitch projects outstanding in both color and form....Tacon...includes 43 designs, many for small pieces like pin cushions, glasses cases, needlecases, sachets, and greeting card insets....these projects could be adapted to other textile crafts such as cross-stitch, tapestry weaving, and tapestry crochet. Recommended for public libraries."--Library Journal. "In one of the more innovative needlework books lately, Tacon creates new looks with American patchwork patterns, using color, more geometric shapes, and unusual combinations..."--Booklist.
Category: Art

Furniture Restoration

Author : Ina Brosseau Marx
ISBN : 0823020703
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 44.40 MB
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Complemented by more than six hundred color illustrations, a thorough resource furnishes step-by-step instructions in how to restore, repair, and refinish a piece of furniture, explaining when to take a peice to a professional restorer and guiding readers through such topics as the properties of wood, restoring surfaces, and repairing joinery, veneers, finishes, and more.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The Complete Book Of Furniture Repair And Refinishing Easy To Follow Guide With Step By Step Methods

Author : Ralph Kinney
ISBN : 9781473385795
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 39.52 MB
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This early manual is a fascinating read for any carpentry enthusiast or historian, but contains much information that is still useful and practical today. The primary aim is to furnish workers with information and practical suggestions, regarding the repair and refinishing of Antique and all other types of furniture. It is written in a form which is easy to read and understand, and it is intended to be used as a manual during the work. A comprehensive and informative look at the subject illustrated by extensive diagrams and photographs. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies