Take the mystery out of wood finishing! Inside you will find:The latest technical updates on materials and techniques—from spray guns to French polishingDetailed instructions and explanations that take the mystery out of the scienceMore than 300 color photos that help you distinguish between products, make decisions, and solve problemsMore than 40 must-have reference tables and troubleshooting gui...
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing; Second edition (September 1, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.7 x 10.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 9482
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This seems like an excellent book on finishing wood, but being a relative newcomer to this topic, I felt like this book lacked enough detail on precisely when you should use each technique or each combination of techniques that he covers. I also woul...
than 18 years, Bob Flexner has been inspiring woodworkers with his writings and teachings on wood finishing. Now, from this best-selling author comes the long-awaited and completely updated second edition of Understanding Wood Finishing—the most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever published.The first edition of Understanding Wood Finishing is widely regarded as the bible of wood finishing. "We use Understanding Wood Finishing as the textbook for our students training to go into the furniture industry," says David Miles, wood technology professor at Pittsburg State University. "It's the best written, most accurate, and most thorough wood finishing book in print—by far."With its clear writing and engaging style, this is "without a doubt the best researched, most authoritative, and easy-to-follow book on the subject," notes Steve Shanesy, Popular Woodworking magazine editor.As professional finishers know and as amateurs will surely realize, "finishing is easy once you know what you are doing," says Frank Klausz, a professional cabinetmaker. "Understanding Wood Finishing makes the science of finishing understandable."