Before beginning his writing and teaching career, Bob Flexner spent 20 years running a woodworking and restoration shop. In addition to writing the first edition of Understanding Wood Finishing, Bob has made two award-winning videos, hosted The Furniture Workshop, his own call-in radio show, and taught several hundred workshops and seminars. In addition, he has written more than 300 articles and edited the leading magazine dedicated to the professional furniture-restoration trade.
Superb reference for all aspects including every type of finishing product and scientific, clearly explained, explanations of the make up and effects if using one chemical over... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lesley Hastie
I purchased this product for my son who was taking wood shop in HS. This a great how-to and why book with lots of details for the beginners.Published 1 month ago by DeAnna P.
The secret is..there is no secret!
Manufacturers of wood finishing products deliberately confuse, mislead and incorrectly label their products
This book... Read more
Your choices: 1. your finishing will look like crap, or, 2. You will purchase this book, follow directions, learn and your finishes will be professional. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Edward L. Williams
Really an excellent book. I highly recommend this for anyone that wants to actually understand what they are doing while applying finish!Published 4 months ago by Joel
this book is very thorough and very helpful. I'm not a novice, but I'm not a pro either.Published 5 months ago by david