Furniture care and handling

Understanding and dealing with the causes of damage to furniture and wooden objects are well within the abilities of nearly all caretakers of valued wooden objects, whether a collections manager at a major museum or an individual safeguarding family heirlooms.

This booklet from the Smithsonian Institute outlines information about caring for and preventing damage to furniture and wooden objects.

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Date created: 2017

Author: Smithsonian Institute

Publisher: Smithsonian Institute