Synopses & Reviews
Often the most viable aspect of woodworking, finishing done right can make a mediocre job look very good. In 43 articles, experts address five broad topics: finishing techniques. how to use major categories of finishes, special finishes, new finishing materials, and solving finishing problems.
This book takes the magic and guesswork out of finishing by collecting the best recent material by woodworking experts who show how to get a great looking finish every time. 259 photos.
This volume will enable you to get pro-quality finishes every time. Each type of finish and technique is presented in a clear and accessible way. You'll get complete coverage of smoothing and preparing surfaces, changing the color of wood with dyes, pigments, and stains, polishing finishes to a high gloss, spray finishing, and repairing damaged finishes. Some of the finishes are just about foolproof. All finishes in Finishes & Finishing Techniques offer professional-looking results.
Includes articles on:
- Surface preparation
- Coloring wood
- Hand finishing
- Spray finishing
- Water-based finishes
- Special techniques
A book to enable woodworkers to get great results: often they are not as good at finishing their projects as they are at making them.
A collection of classic, informative articles from Fine Woodworking magazine. This series is designed for easy reference and organized for quick access. All six volumes are highly practical and easy to use; together they form a cornerstone woodworking library.
About the Author
Fine Woodworking has been publishing the best woodworking information for small shop woodworkers since 1975.