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Leather Care Technician Manual by Lonnie Mcdonald

Lonnie McDonald has written the LEATHER PRO: Leather Care Technician Handbook. He is also a Leather Care Instructor with the following credentials:

IICRC Master Textile Cleaner

IICRC Master Restorer Smoke & Fire

IICRC Master Restoration Technician

IICRC Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector

IICRC S300 Vice-Chair

IICRC S100 Committee member

IICRC Certified Firm & Registrant Committee Member

IICRC CCT & CCT Test Committee Member

IICRC Certification Council Member

IICRC Leather Task Force Chair

Internationally Recognized Leather Care Instructor

Author-Leather Care Technician Text Book

Industry Consultant

American Furniture Manufactures Association (AFMA) Leather Care Committee

Low Moisture Carpet Cleaners Association (LMCCA) Co Founder

Low Moisture Carpet Cleaners Association (LMCCA) President

Author of numerous industry related article.

Clean Fax Dream Team nominee 2003 & 2004

Clean Fax Dream Team Nomination Committee Member 2003 & 2004

Clean Fax Editorial Advisory Group

Leather goods are one of the few items in which many consumers take great pride in owning. It is a special covering, after all, as each hide tells a story. Because leather is so different from man-made fibers, the cleaning and care of it should be treated differently. Armed with the knowledge contained in this manual, some practice, and the proper tools and supplies, virtually anyone can become a leather-cleaning expert.

This photo-filled leather-cleaning manual goes well beyond the usual expectations of a normal manual. Author Lonnie McDonald has done anexceptional job in creating an easy-to-use picture guide for the proper cleaning and care of all types of leather. With over 20 yrs of experience in leather cleaning and care, Mr. McDonald has done what few authors have been able to accomplish - to connect with the student, and to show him/her what to expect in many different cleaning scenarios - visually. Left out of this manual are fluff, hyperbole, and filler. It is 100% meat and potatoes!

Mr. McDonald's passion for the leather care industry runs deep. He chairs the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification(IICRC)Leather Cleaning Technician(LCT)Technical Advisory Committee, he is president of Leather Pro!, a professional leather cleaning and restoration company, and is also the current President of the Low Moisture Carpet Cleaner's Association. Additionally, Mr. McDonald serves on the American Furniture Manufacturer's Association Joint Industry Committees on Leather Care.

This book will be one of the first leather care manuals approved for the Leather Cleaning Technician course (LCT) by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC), and because science continues to bring forth new cleaning tools and technology, and entrepreneurs demand better and more productive ways to service leather goods, this manual is work in-progress.

Congratulations, dear student, on your decision to invest a little to gain so much. Now, let's get busy cleaning leather!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781418489571
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 11/04/2004
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 0.65(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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