Cleaning up on repairs
- Furniture repair fleet takes to the road. // Cabinet Maker;6/20/2014, Issue 5889, p10
The article reports that independent furniture technology centre Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) has unveiled a new fleet of vans to help meet demands from its customers with a recruit of 15 technicians for furniture repairs in different locations in Great Britain.
- Manufacturer service. // Cabinet Maker;1/20/2006, Issue 5472, p6
The article reports on Valspar's expansion of its Guardsman Home Servicing offering with a manufacturer aftersales service that will complement its retailer division. The company has signed up Natuzzi for its two-year warranty service in Great Britain. Under the agreement, Natuzzi will provide...
- Knock on wood. Johnson, Bruce // Antiques & Collecting Magazine;Apr96, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p56
Responds to queries on repairing wooden furniture. Regluing an upholstered chair's broken leg; Cleaning the stain on a 1940s dropleaf table; Safety precautions on using strippers containing methylene chloride; Use of a metal hose clamp for clamping circular chair and table legs.
- 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.