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Antique Trunks - Refinish,
Revised and Expanded!!
New in 2012
by Morse and Edelstein
If you need help figuring
out how to perform your own trunk repairs, this latest 'How To' book from
Paul Pat Morse and Linda Edelstein
may be just the answer.
Newly revised 2012 edition has chapters on types of trunks, trunk anatomy,
how to set up your workshop, special tools of the trade,
how to clean a trunk, making
a key from scratch, fixing metal problems, painting and staining, etc.
This book pretty much covers
just about any trunk repair
or refinishing problem that you may encounter on the road to recovery.
Includes a list of places
where you can buy the parts and other supplies you'll need.
Antique Trunks - Repair,
Refinish, Restore $35.00 per book, USA shipping included.
This is the book to get
if you want to learn how to work on trunks yourself.
Traveling Bags, and Satchels, A Collection of Styles
This Book contains pictures
of more than one hundred old trunk and bag styles. It's a little
light on text,
but the pictures are helpful.
Most of the pictures appear to have been pulled from old catalogs.
Hard cover, 160 pages of
useful information about vintage luggage. Includes info on makers'
marks, uses, styles, etc. Great collection of information.
Roebuck Home Builder's Catalog From 1910
This is a neat old catalog
to thumb through, has pictures of some old trunks and bags.
American Line: Pioneers of Ocean Travel
Fun information about steamship
travel and the famous American Line, from the golden age of travel
And don't forget to have
the proper music playing while you're banging your trunk around in the
This is our current favorite
in the shop:
to Chill, by Jimmy Buffett
For those of us who followed
Jimmy Buffett's career through the 70s, 80s, and 90s, this collection of
tunes still feels like victory.