Finishes and Finishing Techniques (Paperback)

Professional Secrets for Simple & Beautiful Finish (Best of Fine Woodworking)

By Editors of Fine Woodworking

Taunton Press, 9781561582983, 208pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1999

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/6/1991)

List Price: 17.95*
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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