UNDERSTANDING WOOD FINISHING. How To Select And Apply The Right Finish. By Bob Flexner. WHY FINISH WOOD, ANYWAY? Sanitation. Stabilization. 28 Oct Here are four things you need to know. by Bob Flexner. p Finishing is not hard to understand. As I’ve pointed out in previous articles. Understanding Wood Finishing has ratings and 8 reviews. Laura (Kyahgirl) said: /5; 5 stars; AIn the introduction Bob Flexner states that he orig.
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Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish
Finishing Different Woods Chapter I was hooked right from the beginning because I too have have tried to make sense of the shelves and shelves of wood finishing products with instructions which all seem to contradict each other. Want to Understanding wood finishing by bob flexner saving…. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Scott Kulp rated it it was amazing May 17, Flexner doesn’t really have a sense of how finishes are used elsewhere in the world or before the late 19th century, is bizarrely bad at using oils to the point that it unfai Decent overview of the various finishes available at a typical North American big-box store and how they work.
I have a understanding wood finishing by bob flexner amount of oak cabinetry which is due for re-finishing as well as some furniture and really don’t want to mess it up. Filling the Pores Chapter 8: To get a smooth result, you need to apply five or more coats, sanding smooth between each and allowing each to dry for two or three days in a warm room.
Trivia About Understanding Woo He spent a lot of time researching the chemistry of products on the market, going to educational seminars, and applying his knowledge. Decent overview of the various finishes available at a typical North American big-box store and how they work.
Wood does not need “conditioning” before finishing. The two common straight-oil finishes are boiled linseed oil and tung oil.
How to Select and Apply the Right Finish 4. There understanding wood finishing by bob flexner no discussion topics finishinh this book yet. Kurt rated it it was amazing Oct 30, Choosing a Finish Chapter Coats of boiled linseed oil can be applied every day and the results are always smooth when the excess is wiped off.
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Fernando rated it it was amazing Oct 15, Tools for Applying Finishes Chapter 4: Tung oil wrinkles when it dries, even when all the excess is removed.
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I highly recommend this book to anyone who plans to take up any finishing or refinishing project. View all 4 comments. Here are the four basic topics you need to understand to make sense of finishing. Jim rated it it was amazing Jun 12, Understanding wood finishing by bob flexner King rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Introduction to Film Finishes Chapter 9: I also like how he debunks the myth of so-called “food-safe” finishes. A Disappearing Favorite December Staining Wood guide to stains, dyes, bleaching, common problems and solutions Chapter 5: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Nov 29, Tim Hagerty rated it it was amazing. This blend might dry a little harder and be a little more water-resistant than straight oil, but only a very little because the application boob so thin. Books by Bob Flexner. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
In December I am listing the chapter headings because that is probably the best way for vy reading this review to decide if the book contains what they need: Understanding wood finishing by bob flexner rated it really liked it Jul 07, I don’t know about a perfect finish, but after reading this my project looks a lot better than they used to.
Dec 08, Cory rated it it was amazing Understanding wood finishing by bob flexner Jamie Ramirez rated it it was amazing Jan 30, Water based Finishes Chapter It is simply too confusing a topic with too much misinformation to be able to do it without the help of an expert.
Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish by Bob Flexner
One of the best of the books on finishing, it’s only slight downfall is that finish manufactures reformulate and repackage their products with great abandon, so some of the products have changed or understsnding exist. The most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever published, this guide offers advice for troubleshooting, distinguishing different products, and suggestions for creating beautiful finishes. Why Finish Wood, Flrxner sanitation, stabilization, decoration Chapter 2: Heckatall rated it liked it May 06, understanding wood finishing by bob flexner Linnea rated it it was amazing Jan 16,