""Very readable and presented in a straight-forward manner. It also fills a gap in the market place on how to use these readily available finishes which are now becoming popular in the UK."" --""Yandle's Wood Club Newsletter,"" UK
From the Back Cover
GET THAT FINISHING TOUCH! Want to give your wood furniture a great finish, but are afraid to try? Fear no more! In Foolproof Wood Finishing, expert Teri Masaschi shows you how to choose, use, and apply the perfect finish. The woodworker, restorer, finisher, and well-known instructor draws on her years of experience to denystify the finishing process and help you avoid costly and frustrating mistakes. You'll learn step-by-step as you work you way through a series of easy-to-follow finishing exercises. DISCOVER HOW TO: *Determine the best finish for your prohect *Prepare your wood *Fix minor defects *Avoid uneven results *Circumvent common wood-coloring pitfalls More than 20 "recipes" for creating timeless looks, such as Deep Antique Cherry and Nut Brown Mahogany are included. And, you'll get a laugh from the "adventures in Finishing":amusing anecdotes culled from the author's many years of finishing experience. If you've ever wanted to finish wood, this refreshing guide is a must-have for your shelf.