- Product # 017033
- Type Softcover Magazine
- Published Date 2014
Back by Popular Demand! Take this opportunity to get your own copy of Finishing Wood – a reprint of our popular 2010 issue. We’ve brought it back because the information it delivers is timeless and can make or break the outcome of projects big and small. Even the most experienced woodworkers continue to seek the solid advice in this issue to reduce risk and gain experience in handling this critical final step.
Here’s what one satisfied reader says about Finishing Wood: “[It] covered all facets of wood finishing and was authored by the finest finishers in the field. There is a wealth of information in this magazine and at the price, it is a great value.“
The best thinking on this all-important final step. Finishing Wood is a classic collection of articles from Fine Woodworking and Fine Homebuilding and a go-to resource that every woodworker or trim carpenter should own. It’s well worth the price and well worth checking out because it can save you a lot of time and trouble.
Trusted advice from respected experts. This special issue provides you with detailed coverage on finishing everything from a simple box to a dining table to a mantelpiece. Just as importantly, you’ll also learn proper prep procedures – a critical step before applying any final coat.
Bringing out the character of the wood. With the amazing choices in clear coats, dyes, and stains, it’s vital to use the one that enhances the wood and is most appropriate for the piece. Here, you learn the how’s and why’s of formulating the perfect finish for popular woods such as tiger maple, cherry, and mahogany.
Special techniques for built-ins. Along with learning how to finish pieces in the workshop, you’ll also discover specific tips and techniques for working on built-in components – bookcases, doors, and mantels – that are usually finished in place.
Results you’ll be proud of. The final finish can make or break your project. That’s why it is so important to have the benefit of expert help before embarking on this challenging final step of any project.
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- Table of Contents
The Crucial First Step is Surface Prep
Finish as You Build
Sand Between Coats for a Flawless Finish
Wax is the Crowning Touch
The Ins and Outs of Finishing Boxes
Tips for Finishing a Drawer
Best Finishes for Foodware
Simple Wipe-on Finish
Done in a Day
Clearest of the Clear
Found:Foolproof Finish That Does It All
Dyes and Stains Work Better Together
Add 200 Years to Tiger Maple
Cherry Without Blotches
Rediscover Milk Paint
Built-ins and Trim
Three Steps to a Perfect Painted Finish
Staining Trim and Millwork
Custom Finishes for Interior Doors
Get the Right Gun
How to Troubleshoot a Spray Gun