Understanding Wood Finishing

Author: Bob Flexner
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1607654164
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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."

Traditional Finishing Techniques

Author: Fine Woodworking
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561587339
Size: 36.21 MB
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Decorating is about being creative - being bold, taking a risk, trying something new. There is no right or wrong, only what works for you...No matter what style your home or the size of your budget, you can create a home that looks great and is comfortable. This book showcases 500 creative yet practical ideas for decorating walls, ceilings and floors - and every space in between. It covers: Colour; Furniture; Room Layout; Window Treatments; Wall Coverings; Floor Coverings; Storage Solutions; Lighting; and Decorative Accessories.

More Finishes And Finishing Techniques

Author: Fine Woodworking
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561581900
Size: 21.84 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: Taunton Press
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561582983
Size: 30.13 MB
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Woodworking Techniques brings together the best articles on the construction techniques necessary for both amateurs and pros to assemble, decorate, and complete fine furniture. The editors provide seasoned advice from well-known experts in the field on every type of furniture project, with special focus on details such as hinges and locks, moldings, veneers, and inlay. Over 300 illustrations and photos help move projects from the idea stage to reality.

Learning To Speak Guitar

Author: Nathan E. Richardson
Publisher: Nathan E. Richardson
ISBN: 0578438437
Size: 48.42 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: 47.60 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.

Wood Finishing

Author: Frank Klausz
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9780918804662
Size: 36.67 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: 74.29 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: 33.64 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: 14.26 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.