Whether you have a fantastic collection of antiques or even just one special piece, this revision and update of the 1998 edition will help you to keep it in good repair. Antiques expert and author Miller arranges sections by general categories of collectibles, with each section starting with an introduction to needed tools and materials. She also covers general care and cleaning and focuses on special issues like era-specific materials and construction. Projects are accompanied by colorful, detailed photos and thorough instructions and arranged in a crisp and neat layout. Typical projects include replacing a missing ceramic handle and dealing with holes in fabric or dings in metalware. This improved edition is highly recommended for all library collections.