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Author Blair, Barbara, author.

Title Furniture makeovers : simple techniques for transforming furniture with paint, stains, paper, stencils, and more / Barb Blair ; photographs by J. Aaron Greene ; foreword by Holly Becker.

Publication Info. San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2013]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  HOME FURNITURE Blair    AVAILABLE
 Byron PL Adult Non Fiction - BYLY-14  684.1 BLA    AVAILABLE
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  745.7 BLA    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  684.1044 BLA    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Stacks - GPLG-7  684.1044 BL    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  684.1 BLA    AVAILABLE
 Julia Hull DL Adult Non Fiction - JHLY-14  684.1 BLA    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  745.7 BLA    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  684.1044 BLA    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL Adult Non Fiction - MRBB-3  684.1 BLA    AVAILABLE

Description 190 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents The hunt -- Tools & materials -- Techniques. Stripping furniture ; Sanding furniture ; Small repairs. Wood filling ; Gluing & clamping ; Router retrofits for new hardware ; Priming furniture - Applying polyurethane ; Painting furniture ; Staining over paint ; Waxing over paint ; Refreshing wood with Danish oil ; Applying wallpaper to furniture ; Applying metal leaf ; Applying milk paint ; Using vinyl decals ; Using stencils ; Using an overhead projector ; Using découpage ; Color blocking ; Adding stripes ; Achieving the dip-dyed look ; Dry brushing ; Layering paint ; Spray painting ; Basic seat upholstering ; Lining drawers -- Before & after makeovers.
Summary Offers simple techniques to transforming drab furniture into showpieces, including easy-to-follow instructions for spray painting, applying gold leaf, wall papering, stenciling, and dip dyeing.
Subject Furniture painting.
Furniture -- Repairing.
Furniture finishing.
Added Author Greene, J. Aaron, photographer.
ISBN 9781452104157 : $24.95

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