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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.

Blair, Barbara, (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781452104157 :
  • ISBN: 1452104158
  • Description: 190 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2013]

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Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 684.1043/Blair (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW TT 199.4 .B53 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction TT 199.4 B53 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 684.1044 BLAIR 2013 (Text to phone) Checked out 11/08/2014
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 684.1044/BLAIR (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Lower Level 745.723 B (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Contents Note: 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 d├ęcoupage ; 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.
Greene, J. Aaron, photographer. (Added Author).

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