How to Make the Best Use of Salvage (ePub)
A Practical Guide to Reclamation
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This book about reclamation shows whats available and why salvage is a good option for people doing up their homes or wanting to have a stylish talking point whether it s stained glass windows, a vintage garden bench, Victorian roll-top bath or an Edwardian door or tiled fire surround. It also appeals to the fast-growing green market with its recycling element, plus reclaimed goods can be great value if you know what you re doing. This is an increasingly popular aspect of the antiques world which includes garden ornaments, as well as interior and exterior housing material. Written by interior design expert and TV favourite, Barty Phillips, the author of How to Decorate Your Home without Going Broke, Daily Mail Book of Household Hints and Tips and Teach Yourself Thrifty Living, this book offers a practical guide on identifying the age of salvaged goods and how to source it and use it in your home or business. This handy book also contains a directory of specialist salvage outlets and events.
…provides a good grounding on what to look out for when making a purchase. The repair solutions , ideas on using salvaged items within the home and detailed directory make this worthy of a place on any bookshelfHomesbuilding and Renovating Magazine, October 2011
This fascinating book will help those who love traditional and unique items, including old bricks, roof tiles and slates, chimney pots and also interior items such as doors and windows, fireplaces, cooking ranges, staircases and flooring. This book covers this and so much more.Antiques Diary Jan 2011
Anyone who enjoys design and architecture will find this book fascinating and useful for many years to come.
If you feel like reinventing or 'recrafting' antiques or reclaimed materials yourself, Barty Phillips' new book 'How to make the best use of salvage' will give you inspiration and plenty of sources.Country and Townhouse magazine
If you're interested in salvaging or reclaiming items for your home, check out this handy new guide to making the best use of salvage. From using old bricks and roof tiles to revamping fireplaces and even staircases, add architectural interest and character to your home with plenty of practical tips, expert advice and unusual ideas.Your Home Magazine, Jan 2011
This was the Salvo office favourite liked by our two female members of staff, mainly because of its friendly feel, untext-book paperback quality, nice print and layout, a good read, pretty, and wort dipping into. The handy UK supplier list at the back includes three entries from Europe, all coincidently Salvo Fair exhibitors in 2010, and many US dealers.SALVO