Synopses & Reviews
Anyone who finishes wood will want to own the updated and completely revised version of the highly acclaimed Wood Finishing Book. With new, full-color photos and design, expanded information, and updates on technological advances in finishing, it's a must have reference.
The focus is on finishes that amateur woodworkers and finishers use -- not fussy, unattainable finishes.
The author demystifies the art and science of finishing with clear and up-to-date information, including coverage of spray finishing and the new generation of water-based finishes. Insightful Q&As provide answers to the most common finishing questions. Amusing "Finishing Tales" show the lighter side of finishing challenges. The original book is considered the definitive resource on finishing. And this new edition is even better.
Describes a variety of stains, dyes, chemical treatments. bleaches, and waxes used in finishing wood.
About the Author
Michael Dresdner is a nationally known finishing expert with more than 20 years' experience in the field. The author of The Woodfinishing Book and The New Woodfinishing Book, he teaches and writes on the subject for American Woodworker and other woodworking magazines. He lives in Puyallup, Wash.