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.
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 4 days 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 25 days ago by Joel
this book is very thorough and very helpful. I'm not a novice, but I'm not a pro either.Published 1 month ago by david
This book is terrific, for example, I learned more about finish stripping chemicals in 10 minutes than I have learned in many years of refinishing. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jim94
Bought for a gift. When I first received it I was very impressed just doing a quick scan through it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Taz762
This is a terrific book that covers just about all the circumstances involved with wood finishing. Its a book to keep in the shop for reference. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Max Read
Don't think of this as a how-to manual for slapping on finish and being done. But rather a text book diving into the main types of finish, the chemistry of how the dry, or cure,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jeff