- CLEARING HOUSE. // Magazine Antiques;Oct2008, Vol. 174 Issue 4, p149
The article offers information that is related to buying, selling and museum services. It includes antique scientific and medical instruments such as telescopes and microscopes. It likewise includes early California and American paintings, and black forest carvings that is for sale. For...
- The question box. Varese, Michael // Country Living;Mar1993, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p34
Presents answers to `Country Living' readers questions about restoring furniture from a furniture restorer. Eliminating loud creak in small drop-leaf table; How to age a newly woven split chair seat; Removing old veneer; More.
- The question box. Varese, Michael // Country Living;Mar1995, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p82
Presents answers to questions on furniture restoration. Includes covering water rings and cigarette burns on wood; Use of maple to make wooden toys; Use of aromatic oil distilled from red cedar to restore scent to cedar-lined chest.
- The question box. Varese, Michael // Country Living;Mar1996, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p58
Responds to inquiries concerning furniture conservation and restoration. Veneer pieces replacement; Caring for gumwood; Reasons why furniture restorers refuse to do house calls.
- Saving an old cane chair. Harvey, Kathy L. // Country Journal;Jul/Aug92, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p67
Gives details on cane chairs. Types of chairs; Preserving a cane seat; How to make repairs; Sources. INSET: The cost of recaning..
- How to apply a wax finish. Capotosto, R. // Popular Mechanics;May88, Vol. 165 Issue 5, p51
Most factory-built furniture has a wax topcoat that adds a rich luster to the wood's surface while protecting the finish. Therefore, it's important to maintain a protective wax finish on your furniture. Tips on obtaining a professional-quality wax finish.
- How to fix a problem drawer. Barrett, P. // Popular Mechanics;Aug88, Vol. 165 Issue 8, p121
Over time, drawer rails can loosen and components can become misaligned. Tips on types of mounting systems, wooden and metal tracks, and repairs for drawers.
- First aid for furniture. Capotosto, R. // Popular Mechanics;Jun89, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p103
Presents information on the Wood Medic repair and touch-up kit, used to repair furniture. Using the product; List of items in kit; Ordering information.
- Repairing damaged finishes. Capotosto, R.; Retseck, G. // Popular Mechanics;Oct90, Vol. 167 Issue 10, p67
Offers tips for repairing damaged finishes on furniture. Cleaning; Crazing/alligatoring; Gouges; Shellac sticks; White spots; Burns; Blistered/peeled veneer.