Christophe Pournyi mastered the art of furniture restoration while working in his father's atelier in the South of France. With that experience, he became New York's go-to restorer, working on pieces for celebrities like Martha Stewart and Uma Thurman. In The Furniture Bible, Pournyis shares his decades of expertise with the masses. Covering everything from cleaning leather to creating the perfect stain, the book gives readers the best tips and techniques to restoring, repairing, and caring for their pieces, along with Christophe's favorite refinishing methods, complete with illustrated, step-by-step guides. You'll even get a full history lesson to help you identify your next flea market find.