No-Fuss Wood Finishing: Tips, Techniques & Secrets from the Pros for Perfect Results

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Throw away expensive gimmicks and learn how the pros get a perfect finish every time with basic materials, tools and techniques.
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Overview

Throw away expensive gimmicks and learn how the pros get a perfect finish every time with basic materials, tools and techniques.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565237476
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/2012
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,428,735
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

American Woodworker is one of the premier publications for woodworking. Their roster of craftsman contributors provide top-notch technical information in a way that hobbyist can understand. The magaine has been in business for decades with over 140 issues in their backlist. Randy Johnson is the Editor.
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Table of Contents

Finishing Techniques: Pro's Guide to 30 Finishing Supplies
Brush Care 101: how to choose, condition and clean
Sanding: Finishing's Essential First Step
Sanding for stained finish: 10 tips
Brushing Shellac: apply shellac like a pro
Not So French Polishing: new twist on old method
Brush On Finish the easy way: thinning poly is the secret
Super Smooth Poly Finish: defect free finish even with a brush
Put Down Your Brush not always best tool
Brush a Tabletop great results without rubbing out
Wipe On/Rub Off Finishing: guarantees flawless results
Finish an Exterior Door: long lasting clear finish
Best Finish for Every Wood: Guide to Finishing 11 Common Woods
Match Any Finish: step boards are key
Coloring Figured Wood: 2 dyes and a glaze
Make Poplar Look Pretty
Aged Cherry Finish
Chemical Ebonizing
Glazing Techniques from a pro
Finish Repair and Restoration
Repair a Water Damaged Finish: work miracles with oxalic acid
Touch up: Repairing a Damaged Finish (without refinishing)
Tips for Repairing Finishes
Successful Stripping: safely and effectively
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