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A Vintage Guide to some Household Repairs and Easy Fixes- Including Restoring Tables and Chairs and Restoring Plaster and Defective Floor Boards


ISBN 10: 1447460782 / ISBN 13: 9781447460787
Published by Sedgwick Press
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64 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 0.1in.Learn how to restore your own furniture at home with quick and simple fixes anybody can do. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781447460787

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Title: A Vintage Guide to some Household Repairs ...

Publisher: Sedgwick Press

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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This handy little book contains a detailed and concise guide to repairing a variety of household items, including the restoration of tables and chairs, repairing plastering, and fixing and replacing defective floorboards. An easy-to-follow guide, complete with a wealth of detailed and helpful diagrams, this book is perfect for anyone with an interest in learning how to fix things in the house which would otherwise prove costly, and requires little to no previous experience. The chapters of this book include: 'Re-webbing Chair Bottoms', 'Levelling Chairs and Tables', 'Restoring an Old Elm Table', 'Restoring a Deal Chest of Drawers', 'Fixing Picture Rods and Rails', 'Re-Taping and Re-Painting Venetian Blinds', 'Simple Piano Repairs', 'Sewing Machines: Repairs and adjustments', 'Repairing Defective Floor Boards', 'Repairing Plastering', and 'Repairing Leaky Roofs'. We are proud to republish this antiquarian book now complete with a new introduction on making and restoring furniture.

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