Finishes and Finishing
When it's time to apply a knockout finish, there are a lot of contenders. Some can take a punch; some bounce back fast. Here's how to choose the one that's a fair match for your project.
An antique's finish often looks dull and lifeless. But stripping off the old and laying on a shiny new coating might rob the piece of both charm and monetary value. Here's an alternative.
Let us put your mind at ease.
When it comes to altering the color of wood, woodworkers routinely turn to stains to give wood more-or a slightly different-color. But wood bleach lets you remove color from wood.
Veneer damage is a flaw you'll find commonly in old furniture, but one you can fix with surprisingly little trouble.
Here's how to apply finish to six bookcase sides and edges of the shelves in one sitting.
He wrote Understanding Wood Finishing, a book that has sold more than a quarter of a million copies. So who better than Bob Flexner, to list some of the essentials of finishing and refinishing?