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Conservation of furniture [[electronic resource] /] / Shayne Rivers, Nick Umney
Conservation of furniture [[electronic resource] /] / Shayne Rivers, Nick Umney
Autore Rivers Shayne
Pubbl/distr/stampa Oxford, England ; ; Burlington, MA, : Butterworth Heinemann, 2003
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (845 p.)
Disciplina 684.1044
Altri autori (Persone) UmneyNick
Collana Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology
Soggetto topico Furniture - Repairing
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-136-41537-8
1-281-02362-0
9786611023621
0-08-052464-8
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Conservation of Furniture; Copyright; Contents; Series editors' preface; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Illustration acknowledgements; Part 1 History; 1 Furniture history; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Earliest times to the Middle Ages; 1.2.1 Egypt; 1.2.2 Greece; 1.2.3 Rome; 1.2.4 Byzantium and the Romanesque period; 1.3 Medieval; Background; Functional types; Design and construction; Materials used; Tools and techniques; Surface decoration and finish; Organization of the trade; 1.4 Renaissance to Industrial Revolution; 1.4.1 1500-1600; Background; Functional types; Design and construction
Materials usedTools and techniques; Surface decoration and finish; Organization of the trade; 1.4.2 1600-1700; Background; Functional types; Design and construction; Materials used; Trade practice, tools and techniques; Surface decoration and finish; 1.4.3 1700-1800; Background; Functional types; Design and construction; Materials used; Tools and techniques of conversion and construction; Surface decoration and finish; Organization of trades; 1.5 The nineteenth century; Background; Functional types; Style and type of construction; Materials used; Tools and techniques
Surface decoration and finishOrganization of trades and manufacturing; 1.6 The twentieth century; Context; Materials used; Tools and techniques of conversion and construction; Surface decoration and finish; Organization of trades and manufacturing; 1.7 Conclusion; Bibliography; Part 2 Materials; 2 Wood and wooden structures; 2.1 Introduction to wood as material; 2.2 The nature of wood: appearance, cellular structure and identification; 2.2.1 Gross features; Grain; Texture; Figure; Colour; Taxonomy - the classification of plants; 2.2.2 Wood anatomy: softwoods; 2.2.3 Cell structure: hardwoods
2.2.4 Wood identification2.2.5 Hand-lens examination; 2.2.6 Microscopic examination; 2.2.7 Other methods; 2.3 Chemical nature of wood; 2.3.1 Chemical constituents of wood; 2.3.2 The cellulose structure within cell walls; 2.4 Wood-water relations and movement; 2.4.1 Hygroscopicity; 2.4.2 Measuring moisture content of wood; 2.4.3 Dimensional change; 2.4.4 Estimating dimensional change; 2.5 Mechanical properties; 2.5.1 Defining mechanical properties; 2.5.2 Relative strength properties; 2.5.3 Factors affecting the strength of wood; 2.5.4 Role of wood strength in furniture
2.6 Manufactured timber products2.6.1 Veneers; 2.6.2 Plywood and related materials; 2.6.3 Reconstituted wood products; 2.7 Wooden structures; 2.7.1 Types of joints; 2.7.2 Critical success factors for joints; 2.7.3 Dovetail joints; 2.7.4 Mortise and tenon joints; 2.7.5 Other joint types; Bibliography; 3 Upholstery materials and structures; 3.1 Introduction to upholstery; 3.1.1 Classification and terminology; 3.1.2 Historical development; 3.1.3 Technical examination; 3.2 Top surface/simple structures; 3.2.1 Leather/skin/parchment; Skin; Leather; Structure processing and properties
Methods of working and uses of leather
Record Nr. UNINA-9910457315903321
Rivers Shayne  
Oxford, England ; ; Burlington, MA, : Butterworth Heinemann, 2003
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui
Conservation of furniture [[electronic resource] /] / Shayne Rivers, Nick Umney
Conservation of furniture [[electronic resource] /] / Shayne Rivers, Nick Umney
Autore Rivers Shayne
Pubbl/distr/stampa Oxford, England ; ; Burlington, MA, : Butterworth Heinemann, 2003
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (845 p.)
Disciplina 684.1044
Altri autori (Persone) UmneyNick
Collana Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology
Soggetto topico Furniture - Repairing
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-136-41537-8
1-281-02362-0
9786611023621
0-08-052464-8
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Conservation of Furniture; Copyright; Contents; Series editors' preface; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Illustration acknowledgements; Part 1 History; 1 Furniture history; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Earliest times to the Middle Ages; 1.2.1 Egypt; 1.2.2 Greece; 1.2.3 Rome; 1.2.4 Byzantium and the Romanesque period; 1.3 Medieval; Background; Functional types; Design and construction; Materials used; Tools and techniques; Surface decoration and finish; Organization of the trade; 1.4 Renaissance to Industrial Revolution; 1.4.1 1500-1600; Background; Functional types; Design and construction
Materials usedTools and techniques; Surface decoration and finish; Organization of the trade; 1.4.2 1600-1700; Background; Functional types; Design and construction; Materials used; Trade practice, tools and techniques; Surface decoration and finish; 1.4.3 1700-1800; Background; Functional types; Design and construction; Materials used; Tools and techniques of conversion and construction; Surface decoration and finish; Organization of trades; 1.5 The nineteenth century; Background; Functional types; Style and type of construction; Materials used; Tools and techniques
Surface decoration and finishOrganization of trades and manufacturing; 1.6 The twentieth century; Context; Materials used; Tools and techniques of conversion and construction; Surface decoration and finish; Organization of trades and manufacturing; 1.7 Conclusion; Bibliography; Part 2 Materials; 2 Wood and wooden structures; 2.1 Introduction to wood as material; 2.2 The nature of wood: appearance, cellular structure and identification; 2.2.1 Gross features; Grain; Texture; Figure; Colour; Taxonomy - the classification of plants; 2.2.2 Wood anatomy: softwoods; 2.2.3 Cell structure: hardwoods
2.2.4 Wood identification2.2.5 Hand-lens examination; 2.2.6 Microscopic examination; 2.2.7 Other methods; 2.3 Chemical nature of wood; 2.3.1 Chemical constituents of wood; 2.3.2 The cellulose structure within cell walls; 2.4 Wood-water relations and movement; 2.4.1 Hygroscopicity; 2.4.2 Measuring moisture content of wood; 2.4.3 Dimensional change; 2.4.4 Estimating dimensional change; 2.5 Mechanical properties; 2.5.1 Defining mechanical properties; 2.5.2 Relative strength properties; 2.5.3 Factors affecting the strength of wood; 2.5.4 Role of wood strength in furniture
2.6 Manufactured timber products2.6.1 Veneers; 2.6.2 Plywood and related materials; 2.6.3 Reconstituted wood products; 2.7 Wooden structures; 2.7.1 Types of joints; 2.7.2 Critical success factors for joints; 2.7.3 Dovetail joints; 2.7.4 Mortise and tenon joints; 2.7.5 Other joint types; Bibliography; 3 Upholstery materials and structures; 3.1 Introduction to upholstery; 3.1.1 Classification and terminology; 3.1.2 Historical development; 3.1.3 Technical examination; 3.2 Top surface/simple structures; 3.2.1 Leather/skin/parchment; Skin; Leather; Structure processing and properties
Methods of working and uses of leather
Record Nr. UNINA-9910541146403321
Rivers Shayne  
Oxford, England ; ; Burlington, MA, : Butterworth Heinemann, 2003
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui