Furniture and wooden objects
Wooden furniture and wooden objects have existed for several thousand years. Many of these objects can be found in private home as well as museums. As wood can be damaged by several agents of deterioration, including light, humidity, water and pests, it is important to ensure specific care is taken to preserve these objects.
Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes
- 7/1 Cleaning Wood Furniture 1993 (PDF, 223 KB)
- 7/2 Waxing Furniture and Wooden Objects 1993 (PDF, 229 KB)
- 7/3 Protecting Wood with Preservatives and Water Repellants 1993 (PDF, 415 KB)
- 7/4 Upholstered Furniture: Agents of Deterioration 1993 (PDF, 316 KB)
- 7/6 Silicone in Furniture Waxes and Polishes 1993 (PDF, 122 KB)
- 7/7 Emergency Treatment for Water-Soaked Furniture and Wooden Objects 1993 (PDF, 281 KB)
- Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute: Biological Deterioration & Damage to Furniture & Wooden Objects
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