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No-Fuss Wood Finishing Tips, Techniques and Secrets from the Pros for Expert Results

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ISBN-10: 1565237471

ISBN-13: 9781565237476

Edition: 2012

Authors: Randy Johnson

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Amateur woodworkers can achieve professional-quality finishes on their projects with simple materials that are brushed or wiped onto the wood. There’s no need to shell out the expense of professional spray equipment nor to invest the skill-building hours required to use it. The secrets include focusing on brushable polyurethane varnish, brushable shellac, and wipe-on glaze coats. Readers will learn how to use and clean a fine finishing brush, when to brush and when to wipe the finish on, and how to get a flawless finish without the tedious labor of rubbing out. Includes detailed instructions for matching colors with simple stains, how to make nondescript woods such as poplar look great, and…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.946

What You Can Learn
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 a 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 the 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
12 Finishing Tips
Best Finish for Every Wood
Guide to Finishing 11 Common Woods: Understanding the Wood improves Results
Match Any Finish: Step Boards Show the Way to Perfect Mission Oak
Coloring Figured Wood: 2 Dyes and a Glaze
Make Poplar Look Pretty: Give this Wood a Makeover
Aged Cherry Finish: Wipe On the Years
Chemical Ebonizing: Turn Any Wood Deep Black
Glazing Techniques from a Pro: Gel Stains Add Rich Depth
Tips for Using Shellac: Beautiful, Versatile Finish
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: Rescues with ordinary Materials
Successful Stripping: Safely and Effectively