Take the Mystery out of Wood Finishing
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, comprehensice 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 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."
Inside you will find...
- the latest update on materials and techniques
- from spray guns to french polishing
- detailed instructions and explanations that take the mystery out of the science
- over 300 color photos that help you distinguish between products, make decisions, and solve problems
- more than 40 must-have reference tables and troubleshooting guides - ...and much more.
With its clear writing and engaging style, this is "without a doubt the best researched, most authoritative, and easy-to-follow book on the subject," notes Steve Shanesy, Popular Woodworking magazine editor. As prefessional finishers know and as amateurs will surely realize, "finishing is easy once you know what you are doing," says Frank Klausz, a professional cabinetmaker. "Understanding Wood Finishing makes the science of finishing understandable."
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Before beginning his writing and teaching career, Bob Flexner spent 20 years running a woodworking and restoration shop. In addition to writing the first edition of Understanding Wood Finishing, Bob has made to award-winning videos, hosted The Furniture Workshop, his own call-in radio show, and thaught several hundred workshops and seminars. In addition he has written more than 300 articles and edited the leading magazine dedicated to the professional furniture-restoration trade.