Practical furniture finishing by Albert Brace Pattou

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Published by Craftsman wood service co. in [Chicago] .

Written in English

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Statementby A. B. Pattou ... A manual for home owners, amateur craftsmen, manual training schools, vocational schools, reference libraries, hobby groups, department, paint and furniture stores, mail order houses, government institutions, etc. ...
LC ClassificationsTT325 .P38
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6411757M
LC Control Number40035365

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