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Restoring and Finishing Wood by Mick Allen
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This is the complete guide to restoring and finishing wood. The first part of the book covers the different types of wood, basic finishing techniques such as varnishing and French polishing, as well as decorative finishes such as graining, ebonising, distressing, marbling, stencilling and the use of spray finishes. The second part of the book discusses renovation and restoration techniques. This is a practical book, filled with step by step instructions and hundreds of illustrations to guide the reader through the various processes. 'A meticulous, hands-on manual' The Collector, April 2007

Author Biography

Driven by a passion for antiques, Mick Allen worked for 28 years as afinishing expert for a leading furniture design and manufacturingcompany. He has lectured on wood finishing at London MetreopolitanUniversity for the last 15 years.
Release date NZ
February 6th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
over 300
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
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