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 Understanding Wood Finishing - American Woodworker 2nd edition ($24.95) In Stock
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How to Select and Apply the Right Finish - Completely Revised and Updated
by Bob Flexner

Understanding Wood Finishing is probably the best-selling book ever published on the craft of wood finishing. Bob Flexner achieves the impressive feat of being both authoritative and encouraging. Above all, the word “understanding” in the title describes the book’s goal: demystifying the process of finishing, giving you insights about materials and techniques, distinguishing between various products and troubleshooting to avoid finishing problems.

The book includes over 300 color photos and 40 reference tables to enhance your understanding of finishing. Revisions in the latest edition include updated information on strippers and solvents no longer considered safe; using soap in finishing; finishing on a tight deadline; how to match colors; working with wood filler; spray finishing; just to name a few.

Softcover. 8 1/2" x 11". 308 pages.

"Finishing can seem like voodoo science, but Understanding Wood Finishing by Bob Flexner goes a long way toward demystifying it. It’s been my bible in the times when finishing tries my soul, which occur not infrequently. Fine Woodworking, Tools & Shops 2019

"In Understanding Wood Finishing, professional finisher Bob Flexner demystifies the art of finishing by explaining the hows and whys.” - Wood Magazine

"Without a doubt the best researched, most authoritative, and easy-to-follow book on the subject” - Steve Shanesy, editor, Popular Woodworking

”We use Understanding Wood Finishing as the textbook for our students training to go into the furniture industry. It's the best written, most accurate, and most thorough wood finishing book in print-by far." - David Miles, wood technology professor, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas

"Finishing is easy once you know what you are doing. Understanding Wood Finishing makes the science of finishing understandable." - Frank Klausz

Pages: 308
Binding: TP
Publisher: Fox Chapel

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