Refinishing Your Wood Furniture [NOOK Book]

Overview

"Refinishing Your Wood Furniture" will take you by the hand and lead you step by easy step toward turning that old eyesore into a work of art that you can display proudly!
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Refinishing Your Wood Furniture

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Overview

"Refinishing Your Wood Furniture" will take you by the hand and lead you step by easy step toward turning that old eyesore into a work of art that you can display proudly!
Worried about having no experience? Here's a sample of what you will learn:
How to select good candidates for refinishing
What are the steps to properly refinishing
Preparation for refinishing
Material and supplies required
Prepping your project
How to clean and test your materials
Steps to strip old finish
What tools are needed to strip your project
How to make simple repairs
The importance of sanding
Selecting finishing materials
How to set up your work space
Specifics of safety
Detailed section on stripping different types of materials
Sanding or stripping
Working with veneers
How to preserve wood grains
Repairing cracks, holes, nicks and chips
What about staining
How to stain your project
Do you need a sealer
Repairing wood surfaces
Using varnish
Steps to taking care of your wood furniture
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781105917875
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 10/7/2012
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 438,263
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

David Crowe, like many other boys and some girls, started woodwork when his father decided he was old enough to handle the basic tools safely.

He has always been grateful for those sessions, even though his early desire to make his living from carpentry of some kind was dropped in favor a career in marketing.

His home workshop has been great respite from the stresses of day-to-day business and the pieces he makes, or refinishes, are treasured by his family and friends.

His skills came in very handy when his wife inherited some old furniture which had not been looked after and also to improve the appearance and strength of cheap pieces that they find at garage sales.

He hopes that readers of his first book will be inspired to use the tips he provides and also to encourage their children to learn them as well.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2012

    Highly recommended

    Hundreds of tips you can use right away.

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