Furniture Care and Conservation / Edition 3

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780942063226
  • Publisher: AltaMira Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1992
  • Series: American Association for State and Local History Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 233
  • Sales rank: 1,281,512
  • Product dimensions: 5.66 (w) x 8.84 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum, Los Angeles

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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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