by Jeff Jewitt
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Here is comprehensive information on every aspect of finishing from preparing the bare wood to rubbing out the final coat.
Through step-by-step instructions and more than 800 detailed color photographs, Jewitt describes sharpening and using planes and scrapers, the properties of various abrasives, differences between pigmented and dye stains, how to make natural dyes, applying a glaze, when and how to use a filler, and choosing and applying a finish. There is thorough coverage of traditional materials such as shellac and oil as well as modern, water-based products. This is a well-organized and easy-to-use reference on the complex art of finishing.
Hardcover, 9-1/2" x 11", 294 pages.Closeout purchase; publisher's list price is $39.95. We previously sold the book at $29.90.