The complete guide to repairing & restoring furniture / William Cook ; photography by John Freeman Cook, William

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Author
Cook, William
Subjects
Furniture - Repairing - Amateurs' manuals.; Furniture finishing - Amateurs' manuals.
Audience
General
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: History of Furniture Restoration
  • Restoration and Conservation
  • Purchasing
  • Tools, Equipment & Materials
  • Creating a Workspace
  • Saws and Measuring Devices
  • Hammers and Screwdrivers
  • Smoothing Tools and Clamps
  • Chisels and Carving Tools
  • Turning Tools
  • Machinery
  • Collecting and Storing Wood
  • Collecting and Storing Veneers
  • Veneers and Wood
  • Types of veneer cuts
  • Veneer treatments
  • Types of veneer
  • Polishes and Glues
  • Gilt and Stains
  • Upholstery and Leather
  • Mouldings and Moulding Planes
  • Handles and Hinges
  • Mounts, Castors and Metalware
  • Locks and Keys
  • Surfaces and Finishes
  • Restoring Damaged Surfaces
  • Removing a blister
  • Removing a water mark
  • Raising a dent
  • Disguising a scratch
  • Cleaning and Reviving
  • Cleaning marble
  • Cleaning metal
  • Reviving leather
  • Reviving a polished surface
  • Polishing and Colouring
  • French polishing
  • Waxing
  • Staining
  • Modifying the colour
  • Contents note continued: Graining
  • Gilding
  • Veneering
  • Removing veneer
  • Laying veneer sheets
  • Replacing bandings
  • Replacing stringings
  • Marquetry repairs
  • Parquetry repairs
  • Project: Rosewood Pole Screens
  • Repairing the base and pole
  • Making a frame
  • Chairs
  • History of Chairs
  • Chair Construction
  • Dismantling and Reassembling Chairs
  • Removing upholstery
  • Knocking the chair apart
  • Reassembling the chair
  • Repairing Arms and Legs
  • Restoring a scuffed foot
  • Replacing a chewed arm
  • Repairing a cabriole leg
  • Repairing a broken upright
  • Repairing a broken arm
  • Reeding a turned chair leg
  • Repairing Backs and Frames
  • Cutting in a tenon joint
  • Replacing a mortise and tenon joint
  • Dowel joint repair
  • Repairing a broken back
  • Repairing a top rail
  • Upholstery
  • Caning
  • Upholstering a stuff-over seat
  • Finishes
  • Project: Raynham Chair
  • Repairing the seat frame
  • Repairing the feet
  • Repairing the legs
  • Contents note continued: Rebuilding the chair
  • Project: Windsor Chair
  • Repairing the seat
  • Repairing the arm
  • Tables
  • History of Tables
  • Table Construction
  • Dismantling and Reassembling Tables
  • Dismantling the table
  • Reassembling the table
  • Repairing Carving
  • Carving a damaged bracket
  • Carving small pieces
  • Repairing Tops
  • Restoring a damaged table edge
  • Repairing a rule joint
  • Drilling out damaged screws
  • Repairing fretwork
  • Filling screw holes
  • Correcting a warped card table
  • Repairing a split pedestal table
  • Project: Drop-leaf Table
  • Repairing the top
  • Repairing the carcass
  • Reassembling and polishing
  • Project: Sofa Table
  • Repairing the frame
  • Repairing the base
  • Chests and Cabinets
  • History of Chests and Cabinets
  • Chest Construction
  • Dismantling and Rebuilding Chests
  • Dismantling the chest
  • Reassembling the chest
  • Repairing Carcasses and Tops
  • Contents note continued: Repairing a split top
  • Replacing a bracket foot
  • Repairing Drawers
  • Replacing cock beading
  • Replacing drawer runners
  • Replacing drawer stops
  • Cutting a dovetail joint
  • Repairing a split drawer bottom
  • Repairing Doors
  • Repairing a glazed door
  • Repairing a sliding tambour
  • Refitting a door
  • Correcting a minor twist
  • Project: 19th-century Desk
  • Repairing the desk top
  • Repairing the drawers
  • Project: Grandfather Clock
  • Repairing the hood
  • Restoring the trunk and plinth
  • Polishing
  • Setting up the clock.
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