Understanding Wood Finishing: How To Select And Apply The Right Finish

September 1, 2010|
Understanding Wood Finishing: How To Select And Apply The Right Finish by Bob Flexner
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For more 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 FINISHINGùthe most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever published.

The first edition of UNDERSTANDING WOOD FINISHING has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and 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,ö says David Miles, wood technology professor at Pittsburg State University. ''It''s the best written, most accurate, and most thorough wood finishing book in printùby far.ö

Inside you will findà
- The latest technical updates on materials and techniquesùfrom spray guns to French polishing
- Detailed step-by-step instructions and explanations that take the mystery out of the science
- Over 300 color photos that help you distinguish between products, make decisions, and solve problems
- More than 40 must-have reference tables and troubleshooting guides
- àand much more.

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,ö 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,ö says Frank Klausz, a professional cabinetmaker. ''UNDERSTANDING WOOD FINISHING makes the science of finishing
understandable.ö

Before beginning his writing and teaching career, Bob Flexner spent 20 years running a woodworking and restoration shop. In addition to writing the first edition of Understanding Wood Finishing, Bob has made two award-winning videos, hosted The Furniture Workshop, his own call-in radio show, and taught several hundred workshops and sem...
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Title:Understanding Wood Finishing: How To Select And Apply The Right Finish
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 11 X 8.38 X 0.66 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 11 X 8.38 X 0.66 in
Published:September 1, 2010
Publisher:FOX CHAPEL PUBLISHING
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781565235663

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