HOW TO REPAIR TAMBOUR/ROLL TOP DESKS!!! I have a system to reglue the canvas backing on tambour rolls and it works every time. In fact, my research proves that the original makers of these tambours used protein glues modified with urea to extend the open time and provide more flexibility then hot hide glue. That is why I find Old Brown Glue to be not only the perfect glue for this repair, but as close as possible to the original method as you can get.
If you use paste wax on furniture as a finishing layer, DON'T use it on black painted furniture. It will attract the dust in our home more readily and be worse for upkeep than black painted furniture already is.
Understand antiques: Antique Hoosier cabinets are a popular addition to any vintage look kitchen. The name Hoosier became synonymous with free standing cabinet and counter combinations, although there were many companies that made them.