Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish

Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish

by Bob Flexner
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565235487

ISBN-13: 9781565235489

Pub. Date: 10/15/2010

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated

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 FINISHING-the most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever published.

The first edition of UNDERSTANDING WOOD FINISHING has

Overview

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 FINISHING-the 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," 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."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565235489
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/15/2010
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
175,895
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Why Finish Wood, Anyway?

Chapter 2: Preparing the Wood Surface

Chapter 3: Tools for Applying Finishes

Chapter 4: Staining Wood

Chapter 5: Oil Finishes

Chapter 6: Wax Finishes

Chapter 7: Filling the Pores

Chapter 8: Introduction to Film Finishes

Chapter 9: Shellac

Chapter 10: Lacquer

Chapter 11: Varnish

Chapter 12: Two-Part Finishes

Chapter 13: Water-Based Finishes

Chapter 14: Choosing a Finish

Chapter 15: Advanced Coloring Techniques

Chapter 16: Finishing the Finish

Chapter 17: Finishing Different Woods

Chapter 18: Caring for the Finish

Chapter 19: Repairing Finishes

Chapter 20: Exterior Finishes

Chapter 21: Removing Finishes

Index

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