Every woodworker, from beginner through expert cabinet maker, will find something new in this instructive, beautifully illustrated book. Hundreds of outstanding full-color photos are supplemented with line illustrations. Photos show tools, materials, and methods for achieving professional results in wood restoration and repair. The chapters that follow introduce readers to various aspects of wood restoration. The volume's longest and most important section takes readers step-by-step through repair and finishing of several aged and damaged furniture pieces, including a bentwood rocking chair, a drop leaf table, a chest of drawers, a writing table, and several other items. A detailed glossary and bibliography concludes this beautiful and practical book.