Understanding Wood Finishing

Author: Bob Flexner
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565235489
Size: 80.51 MB
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An updated, do-it-yourself handbook introduces wood finishing tools, materials, and techniques, and covers oil finishes, stains, shellac, lacquer, varnish, and water-based finishes, in a volume complemented by more than two hundred full-color photographs, illustrations, hundreds of time- and money-saving tips, product comparisons, and instruction in new techniques. 20,000 first printing.

More Finishes And Finishing Techniques

Author: Fine Woodworking
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561581900
Size: 59.38 MB
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Illustrated throughout, this book enables woodworkers to broaden their finishing repertoire. Organised by subject, More Finishes & Finishing Techniques features information on how different finishes are applied, & explains how to remedy problem areas

Finishes Finishing Techniques

Author: Fine Woodworking
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561582983
Size: 71.35 MB
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Often the most viable aspect of woodworking, finishing done right can make a mediocre job look very good. In 43 articles, experts address five broad topics: finishing techniques. how to use major categories of finishes, special finishes, new finishing materials, and solving finishing problems.

Learning To Speak Guitar

Author: Nathan E. Richardson
Publisher: Nathan E. Richardson
ISBN: 0578438437
Size: 29.85 MB
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The guitar has existed in some form since 1546. In that time a lot has changed. Learning to Speak Guitar: A Luthier’s Thesaurus explores the one thing that remains mostly unchanged in the guitar industry—the language. Guitarists and guitar makers have specialized tools and methods for every aspect of the guitar except an effective and consistent way to discuss and manage things like tone-wood, humidity, noise, and driver’s seat phenomenon. This book is the missing tool that serves both sides of the bench by dispelling myths, sharing fresh perspectives, and bringing the guitar community together. Containing information not found in any other guitar book, Learning to Speak Guitar is an indispensable tool for all guitar lovers. This book has five sections, each containing specific topics and tools for handling musical language. The first section introduces the book, guitars, and lutherie. Section two focuses on the guitar as seen through aural, visual, and haptic experiences with the luthier’s views also considered. The third section addresses technical topics including the merits and mythology of tone-wood, the importance of flatness, and relative humidity for guitars while section four presents practical troubleshooting and discussion techniques. The last section is a complete thesaurus of guitar terms containing over 370 entries including guitar anatomy, colors, construction methods and materials, sounds and noises, woods, and repair techniques. The book closes with tables of the physical properties of guitar woods and metals, options for alternative guitar woods, and a 400 year chronology.

Great Wood Finishes

Author: Jeff Jewitt
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561582884
Size: 55.95 MB
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Provides step-by-step instructions on wood finishing techniques covering such topics as tools and materials, staining, glazing, and avoiding common mistakes.

Agricultural Mechanics Fundamentals Applications

Author: Ray V Herren
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305176308
Size: 24.23 MB
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This trusted text provides a thorough introduction to agricultural mechanics, covering fundamental mechanical and engineering theory, common tools and materials, and a wide range of practical applications. Units explore essential topics such as career opportunities, shop orientation and procedures, woodworking and metal working, tool fitting, project planning, cutting and welding, paints and paint application, power mechanics, electrical wiring, plumbing, hydraulics, concrete and masonry, and agricultural structures. Safety is also emphasized strongly throughout the text, both within each chapter and in a dedicated unit. To engage today's students and make even complicated principles easier to apply, the text features abundant, full-color images, illustrations, charts, and data tables, as well as detailed drawings of over 50 complete project plans. More than 300 of these visuals have been added or updated for the Seventh Edition, which also includes updates to reflect the latest innovations in materials, machinery, and methods, providing a current and comprehensive guide to help students plan and execute agricultural projects effectively. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Wood Finishing

Author: Frank Klausz
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9780918804662
Size: 27.20 MB
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Nothing completes a woodworking project like a beautiful, durable finish. In this tape, expert cabinetmaker Frank Klausz shows you how to choose the right finish and how to apply it. You will learn about: preparing the surface, sharpening a scraper, sanding, stripping, applying a tung-oil finish, completing the finish, oiling intricate pieces, staining, spray lacquering, varnishing, and French polishing.

Hand Applied Finishes

Author: Jeff Jewitt
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 9781561581542
Size: 26.89 MB
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Woodworkers, restorers, refinishers and other interested readers will learn how to prepare surfaces for finishing and how to choose the appropriate materials, tools and application method for any job. Plus they learn how to get better finishes from materials they already use. Professional finisher Jeff Jewitt's shop-proven techniques focus on the practical side of finishinghow to get beautiful results. 165 full-color photos. 40 drawings.

Complete Woodfinishing

Author: Ian Hosker
Publisher: GMC Publications
ISBN: 9780946819331
Size: 34.75 MB
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With this essential guide to professional finishing techniques, learn to enhance and protect the natural beauty of the wood's grain, texture and surface marking. From sanding, staining, bleaching, and preparing the surface, to wax and oil polishing, French polishing, varnishing, and painted and decorative finishes, you'll choose a finish to suit your project. ..".very informative...should be in your library...."--"Carver's News."

Taunton S Complete Illustrated Guide To Working With Wood

Author: Andy Rae
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561586838
Size: 36.19 MB
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The author of The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction presents the basic techniques necessary to complete successful woodworking projects, covering finishing, adhesives, design, bending, and joints.