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Techniques of Upholstery

Robert J. McDonald

Techniques of Upholstery

Easy Chairs, Settees and Occasional Chairs

by Robert J. McDonald

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Trafalgar Square Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home furnishing & decoration,
  • Woodwork - Furniture/Cabinetry,
  • Furniture Arts And Crafts,
  • Crafts / Hobbies,
  • Upholstery,
  • Hobbies/Crafts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11247686M
    ISBN 100713456310
    ISBN 109780713456318


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