Upholstery

Upholstery

A Beginner's Guide

Book - 2003
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For the beginner inspired to renovate, update, or restore an existing piece of upholstery, this new and practical guide, by prominent author David James (Upholstery: A Complete Course, Upholstery: Techniques & Projects) is the essential color-illustrated reference. It contains everything a novice needs to know and covers all the basics: planning the project; buying equipment; selecting good-quality material, such as foams, animal hair, webbings, and twine; choosing the right fabrics and trimmings or making your own; removing old upholstery; and preparing new frames. Ten beautiful, fully-detailed projects, presented in order of difficulty, include a Mahogany Stool with a Drop-in Seat, small Edwardian Country-Style Armchair, 19th-century Walnut Writing Chair, Bed Headboard, Four-Fold Screen, and Balloon-Back Dining Chair.


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Offers a guide to beginners that are inspired to renovate, restore or update a piece of upholstery, and provides refurbishing techniques and projects from start to finish.

Publisher: Lewes : Guild of Master Craftsman, 2003
ISBN: 9781861082763
1861082762
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications

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