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How to be a Furniture Detective by: Fred Taylor
How to be a Furniture Detective by: Fred Taylor
 
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How to be a Furniture Detective by: Fred Taylor
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Author: Fred Taylor
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 2003
Pages: 198
Size: 5.5 x 8.5 in.

Product Code: ADI-2003-0970337825-WH1

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

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This book will help you discover: how to determine the basic style of a piece; how old it is; how to identify the wood; how to examine a piece of furniture before purchase; how to determine it's condition; the clues that tool marks leave; how drawer joinery tells the tale of it's origins; how to detect shrinkage of the wood and what it means; what screws, nails and joints reveal, and much more. Anyone who is interested in the history, restoration information, construction techniques, and anything else they can find out about antique furniture, this book is the perfect guide!

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