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Repairing & Restoring Tables

This book includes professional techniques to bring your furniture back to life. It is an essential guide to basic and advanced restoration techniques for antique tables. It features step-by-step instructions for everyday restoration tasks, including repairing a damaged table leg, mending the base and frame, and dismantling and reassembling tables. It explains how tables from different periods are made, and how to take them apart and put them back together. It includes expert advice on buying, using and caring for tools, equipment and materials. It covers projects that include correcting a warped card table, restoring a drop-leaf table, repairing a badly fire-damaged sofa table, and mending a split pedestal table. It contains more than 400 photographs, with close-ups of techniques and tools, and before-and-after shots. Tables come in a variety of styles, and although they are usually fairly robust, they will eventually need repairing. This book is a practical guide to restoration techniques for antique tables. It describes how tables from different periods were made, and includes a comprehensive section on the tools and equipment needed for home repair jobs. Projects include waxing a table, carving a damaged bracket, and repairing fretwork. With its historical overview and professional guidance, and illustrated by more than 400 photographs, the book will enable novice restorers to develop a better understanding of antique tables, and how to repair and restore them.
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William Cook studied at the London College of Furniture, and worked for a leading furniture dealer before joining Christie's auctioneers in London. He then joined his family's restoration business, W. J. Cook & Sons, whose clients have included royalty, museums and collectors. Here he developed the retail side of the business. He is a member of The London and Provincial Antique Dealers' Association, and W. J. Cook & Sons is a senior member of the British Antique Furniture Restorers' Association.

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