Furniture Care and Conservation / Edition 3

Furniture Care and Conservation / Edition 3

by Robert F. McGiffin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0942063228

ISBN-13: 9780942063226

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: AltaMira Press

Written for collectors and curators alike, Furniture Care and Conservation illustrates the full range of problems encountered in working with antique furniture and provides instructions for proper care.

Overview

Written for collectors and curators alike, Furniture Care and Conservation illustrates the full range of problems encountered in working with antique furniture and provides instructions for proper care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780942063226
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
American Association for State and Local History Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Restoration and Conservation Chapter 2 Environment and Its Effects on Wooden Artifacts Chapter 3 Furniture Examination Techniques Chapter 4 Cleaning Dirty Furniture Chapter 5 Wooden Elements: Repair and Replacement Chapter 6 Metal Elements and Metal Leaf: Repair and Replacement Chapter 7 Surface and Finish: Care and Repair Chapter 8 Good Housekeeping for Artifacts Chapter 9 Moving and Storing Furniture and Artifacts Chapter 10 Insects and Other Pests: Some Things to Do About Them Chapter 11 Health Hazards and Safety Practices Chapter 12 Proper Furniture Conservation: Finding a Laboratory and a Conservator Chapter 13 Appendix 1: AIC Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice Chapter 14 Appendix 2: Conservators: A Listing Chapter 15 Appendix 3: Training Programs in Conservation Chapter 16 Appendix 4: Sample Forms for Conservation Work Chapter 17 Appendix 5: Partial List of Regional Conservation Centers, Associations and Guilds Chapter 18 Appendix 6: Materials and Suppliers

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