You don't need to own a Kindle device to enjoy Kindle books. Download one of our FREE Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on all your devices.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
The Furniture Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Restore & Care for Furniture Kindle Edition
The best device for reading, full stop. Learn more
Wall Street Journal, 10 Crucial Home & Design Books for BeginnersLibrary Journal, Best Books of the Year Amazon, Best Books of the Month "A guide for the pros, DIYers and furniture aficionados eager for tips from the expert. Pourny's practical advice on all things antique is coupled with historical notes."
--Time "A comprehensive but accessible guide to restoration that lays out everything you need to know about making over wooden furniture."
--Martha Stewart Living "Authority wafts from [Pourny's] handsome how-to book like the sweet smell of lemon oil."
--New York Times "A practical, visual guide for anyone who wants to restore a cherished heirloom or simply correct a water stain."
--San Francisco Chronicle "Pourny's book will serve brave DIYers as well as design aficionados wishing to hone their connoisseurship."
-ArchitecturalDigest.com "It's really everything you wanted to know about furniture but were afraid to ask."
--WWD.com "Whether you want to refresh your mother's outdated bureau, refinish a set of vintage Danish Modern chairs, or restore antique marquetry to its former glory,
this volume's got you covered and then some."
-Design*Sponge "Encyclopedic in coverage . . . deftly illustrated and defined . . . a fantastic go-to source for furniture care."
--Library Journal, starred review "A thorough and practical guide for the furniture expert as well as for the novice restorer. . . . This guide will find a wide audience among those who simply want to learn about and appreciate good furniture, as well as those who are more hands-on."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review "This is a very useful and important book for anyone who owns furniture--antique, modern, or new--or anyone who plans to fix or restore it."
--Martha Stewart --This text refers to the hardcover edition.
About the Author
Jen Renzi is a Brooklyn-based editor who specializes in architecture and design. A former staffer at House & Garden magazine, she is a columnist at TheWall Street Journal (“My Favorite Room”) and House Beautiful (“The Last Words”) and edits the IIDA’s design journal, Perspective. She has written for Architectural Digest, New York, Art + Auction, Wallpaper, The New York Times Magazine, Interior Design, and Condé Nast Traveler, among other publications. Jen wrote the text for Vera: The Art and Life of an Icon (Abrams, 2010), is the author of The Art of Tile (Clarkson Potter, 2009), and ghostwrote Jonathan Adler’s Happy Chic decorating series for Sterling Innovation (2010). She has also contributed to design books for Princeton Architectural Press, Simon & Schuster, Pointed Leaf Press, and others. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.
- ASIN : B00N5BASCG
- Publisher : Artisan; Illustrated edition (4 November 2014)
- Language : English
- File size : 85980 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 753 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 408,780 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
- Customer Reviews: