The Complete Guide to Wood Finishes
This clear, concise, and visually stunning book is the only reference guide you'll need to create the perfect wood finish every time. Whether you are restoring an antique jewelry box, shellacking a brand-new table, or sanding down your living room walls, "The Complete Guide to Wood Finishes" is the essential tool for professional and beginning craftspersons alike. In this complete resource you will find easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for everything from preparation -- stripping and bleaching -- to simple stains and varnishes; from french polishing and oiling to ornate decorative styles; as well as marbling and stenciling. State-of-the-art information on modern spray techniques, health and safety hints, tips on the dos and don'ts of specific woods, as well as advice for correcting common mistakes are also included. A fully illustrated directory of woods plus sections on how to fix defects such as blisters and bruises, and the care and maintenance of materials ensure professional-looking, customized wood finishes on walls, ceilings, and furniture every time.
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000 steel wool 18-19 POWERED SANDERS abrasive air cap air regulator alcohol stains Apply a coat areas artists beeswax bleach blister bruises burnishing carnauba wax chemicals clean color matching Common problems dark darker denatured alcohol dried dust edges effect flat brush flat finish following the grain French polish furniture glaze gloss finish glue grain filler grain pattern gravity-feed gun HINTS ANDTIPS holes keep Leave to dry Lightly sand linseed oil mahogany mask mineral spirits mixed oil dye Oxalic acid paint panel pickling paste piece pigments pine polishing pad polyurethane Prepare the surface pressure produce pumice pumice powder remove repair rubbing sanding sealer sandpaper scraper scumble seal shade shellac soft cloth solvent splatter spray finishes spray gun steel wool stencil stipple straight strokes stripper stripping sure teak thin Tools and materials two-part undercoat varnish veneer walnut water stain WAXED FINISHES wipe wood fillers workpiece workshop