Great Wood Finishes

"Great Wood Finishes" -- A Step-by-Step Guide to Beautiful Results by Jeff Jewitt Great Wood Finishes makes finishing easy.

Great Wood Finishes
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Details about Great Wood Finishes:  by Jeff JewittHardcover,8-1/2 X 11, 240 Pages, 400 Color Photos, 65 DrawingsYou can achieve beautiful, professional-looking results with Jeff Jewitt'sproven methods. Detailed step-by-step instructions lead you through each technique.You'll also discover how to get just the look you want, from Arts & Crafts tocolonial cherry to a modern whitewash. ·Over 400 photos illustrate each finishing stepTime-saving tips and charts on how to avoid or solve common mistakesPro-level advice that even beginners can followThorough discussion of tools and materials '' From classic finishes worthy of antiques to homey milk paint, you'll findthe recipe for great results.'' --Beverly DeJulio host of the PBS series Handy Ma'am and HGTV's Home Wise '' Jeff Jewitt's book is a great comprehensive guide to successful finishingresults.'' --Scott Phillips of American Woodshop, as seen on public television Table ofContents Introduction SECTION 1: TOOLS AND MATERIALS Your Tool Kit Surface-preparation toolsBrushes Rollers, pads, and foam brushesRags and cloths Spray equipmentThe Right StuffWood putties and fillers Stains Bleaches Paste wood fillers Glazes and toners Finishes Waxes and polishesSECTION 2: THE BASICSSurface PreparationUsing planes and scrapers Sanding Checking surface preparation Correcting defects and blemishesColoring the WoodPreparing to stain Pigment stains Dye stains Changing color Bleaching Color problems and their solutions Filling PoresOil-based fillers Water-based fillers Getting the color right Glazing, Toning, and ShadingGlazing basics Toning and shadingSECTION 3: SPECIALTY FINISHESApplying FinishesGlazing basicsToning and shadingFinish basics Oil finishes Varnish Shellac and lacquer Water-based finishesSpecial situationsRubbing Out To rub or not to rub Choosing materials Thin finish rub-out Thick finish rub-out The satin look The gloss lookCleaning and Repair Preventative maintenanceCleaning and appearance maintenanceFixing gouges and dentsFixing scrapes and scratches Rings and water spotsSpecialty Finishes Arts and craftsLiming and pickling Oil, shellac, and wax Early American maple Ebonized finish Antique pine Lightly distressed paint Heavily distressed paint WhitewashDecorative filled-pore finishBlond mahoganyFilled-pore mahoganyColonial cherryPearled ash

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