Publisher description for Restoring antique furniture : a complete guide / Richard A. Lyons.


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Profusely illuswtrated woodworking guide, brimming with expert tips and advice, covers proper care and use of tools, replacing lost hardware, strengthening fractured joints, and much more. Also includes step-by-step instructions for restoring an early rocker, repairing a table leg, replacing the swing rail on a gateleg table, and other projects. Illustrations of American Empire secretary, c. 1825; cherry chest of drawers, c. 1800-1820, a Shaker tilt-top table, c. 1810; and other pieces of restored furniture.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Furniture Repairing, Furniture finishing