Skip to product information
1 of 3

Antiques Detective Inc

How to be a Furniture Detective by Fred Taylor

How to be a Furniture Detective by Fred Taylor

Regular price $13.25 USD
Regular price $18.95 USD Sale price $13.25 USD
Sale Sold out

Table of Contents

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!

View full details
  • How to be a Furniture Detective

    Fred Taylor


  • Binding: Soft Cover

    Copyright: 2003

    Pages: 198

    Size: 5.5 x 8.5 in.

    Condition: New

About us

Collector Bookstore is a leading specialty retailer of price guides and reference books to inform and educate collectors and professionals in the antiques and collectors markets. Our customers include individual collectors, dealers, appraisers, auctioneers & other industry professionals.