Caring for wood and leather furniture with restorer Christophe Pourny | Home Front – Washington Post

Christophe Pourny is an expert furniture restorer and has his own line of plant-derived furniture care products. His parents’ antique store in the South of France influenced his love of furniture. Twenty years ago, he moved to New York and opened his restoration studio in Brooklyn, specializing in French polish, antique restoration, custom production and more.

In his first book, “The Furniture Bible,” Pourny teaches readers everything they need to know about the history of furniture, as well as how to restore, update and care for their own pieces. He is here to answer your questions.

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