Synopses & Reviews
Varnish, shellac, lacquer, and paint all have their own strengths and their advocates. Of course, the trick is choosing the right finish and applying it correctly to a surface that has been properly prepared. That's what this collection of 30 articles from Fine Woodworking will help you do. In addition to explaining how different finishes are applied, you'll learn how to remove finishes, how to mix and use stains and other wood colorants, and how to rub out a finish to perfection. In all, the articles will give you the confidence to broaden your finishing repertoire.
More than two dozen collected articles by experts clearly explain the many finish and finishing choices now available for woodworkers. The reader learns how different finishes are applied, how to remove and repair finishes, how to mix and use stains and other wood colorants and how to put mirror surfaces on all their projects. Includes hand, brush, pad and spray finishing.
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Fine Woodworking has been publishing the best woodworking information for small shop woodworkers since 1975.