'How-to' books for decks and fireplaces
With the cost of new furniture continuing to climb, it might be practical to repair and reupholster a favorite piece that is beginning to look worn. Step-by-step instructions show how to upholster a variety of modern and traditional styles of chairs, sofas, benches, and headboards. Good drawings and photographs accompany the text, which covers the tools needed, cutting the fabric pieces, filling, stuffing, springs, webbing, and joining it all together. A final chapter on making emergency repairs is very helpful for making furniture last a little longer.