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Decorating Wood

Pascual I Miro, Eva

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ISBN 10: 0764154257 / ISBN 13: 9780764154256
Published by Barrons Educational Series Inc, Hauppauge, New York, U. S. A., 2002
New Condition: New Hardcover
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Through the centuries, artisans have decorated and embellished wooden furniture, chests, and other objects in countless ways. This handsomely illustrated volume instructs you in the most important techniques and presents projects you can adapt to suit your needs and tastes. Included are lists of tools and and materials you will need to carry out projects like those described throughout the book. The projects highlight decorative methods such as paints, enamels, shellac, gold leaf application, etched and engraved designs and figures, marquetry, wood veneers, decoupage and stains that enhance the wood's luster and grain. Detailed instructions are presented by a team of experts in wood restoration and decoration. 160 pages including a glossary, hundreds of clearly detailed color photos demonstrate how each project can be completed to professional standards. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002967

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Title: Decorating Wood

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc, Hauppauge, New York, U. S. A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Photographs

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: First Edition.

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Through the centuries, artisans have decorated and embellished wooden furniture, chests, and smaller wooden objects in countless ways. This handsomely illustrated book offers instruction and presents projects representative of the finest wood-decorating techniques. An opening section discusses styles from different countries and eras, with photos that show ornate Italian Renaissance pieces, elegant eighteenth-century French marquetry, modern pieces, and many others. Subsequent chapters show and describe tools and materials that home handicrafters will need to carry out the projects described in the rest of the book. The projects instruct in methods of decorating wood with paints, enamels, shellac, gold leaf application, etched and engraved designs and figures, marquetry, wood veneers, decoupage, and stains to enhance wood's luster and grain. Here is detailed instruction presented by a team of experts in wood restoration and decoration. Hundreds of clearly detailed color photos demonstrate how each project can be completed to professional standards.

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A team of experts instructs on decorating wood, using these materials and techniques . . .

  • Paints, enamels, and shellac
  • Gold leaf application
  • Etched and engraved designs and figures
  • Marquetry
  • Wood veneers
  • Decoupage
  • Stains that enhance wood’s luster and grain
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