Item description for How to Restore & Repair Practically Everything by Lorraine Johnson...
This superbly illustrated book is the revised and expanded edition of the classic guide to restoration which was first published in 1977 -- and an indispensable source of information on subjects ranging from restoring stained-glass panels to rethreading pearls. Designed and written for amateurs in the field of restoration it is an indispensable handbook on caring for antiques and a guide to the kind of repairs that are both feasible without specialist equipment and wise without specialist knowledge. Containing fourteen chapters focusing on specific materials and their methods of application. Each section includes superb step-by-step instructions and illustrations and a list of suppliers.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.63" Width: 7.8" Height: 1.34" Weight: 2.29 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2004
Publisher Mercury Books
ISBN 1904668461 ISBN13 9781904668466
Availability 0 units.
More About Lorraine Johnson
Lorraine Johnson is a director of the Canadian Wildflower Society and the author of several books on gardening and environmental issues, including "Grow Wild! Low Maintenance, Sure Success, Distinctive Gardening with Native Plants" and "Green Future: How to Make a World of Difference," She has a regular column and has contributed to numerous programs on radio and television. She lives in Toronto.
Andrew Leyerle's photographs have appeared in many books and magazines.
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A superbly efficient and practical resource Sep 7, 2004
How To Restore & Repair Practically Everything by antique restoration expert Lorraine Johnson is a how-to book that expertly instructs the reader with explicit instructions and step-by-step diagrams in the skill of restoring and reparing stains, grass matting, glass, textiles, metals, paper and photographs, decorative finishes such as faux marble, and much more. A superbly efficient and practical resource, as useful for conscious homeowners as it is for those seeking to make a living by fixing up broken down appliances, furniture, and personal items. Highly recommended.