This is the essential guide for everyone who loves to build but hates to finish. Expert finishing instructor Teri Masaschi takes the mystery out of finishing, and helps you to avoid costly and frustrating mistakes. You'll learn step-by-step as you work your way through 51 proven and easy-to-follow finishing exercises. Discover how to determine the best finish for your project, prepare wood, fix minor defects, avoid uneven results, and circumvent common wood-coloring pitfalls. Also included are 23 ''recipes'' for creating timeless looks such as deep antique cherry and nut brown mahogany. To keep things from getting too serious, you'll get a laugh from amusing anecdotes culled from the author's many years of finishing experience. If you've ever wanted the secrets to stress-free, successful finishing, this refreshing guide is a must-have for your bookshelf. Paperback. 200 pages. About the Author: Teri Masaschi is one of woodworking's premier finishing instructors. She teaches finishing techniques at woodworking schools around the United States, including the prestigious Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine, and Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Colorado.
This pen combines the satisfying feel of a positive bolt-action mechanism with the modern functionality of a touch-screen stylus on one end. The stylus can be used to control your smart phone, tablet or other touch-screen device. If you prefer a more traditional look, you can leave the stylus out and install the standard metal end cap-both are included. The sleek design and impressive finish are topped off with a sturdy clip that attaches to the barrel with two miniature screws. Uses a Parker style refill.
Inlace Acrylester is a semi-translucent plastic that exhibits a remarkable irridescent shimmer. It is available in a huge variety of colors, each with a unique pearlescent pattern and amazing visual depth. Acrylester turns much like acrylic and can be polished to a gleaming finish. Each blank measures approximately 5" long x 3/4" square.Technical Details:Easy to turn (similar to acrylic).Can be polished to a gleaming finish.Blank measures approximately 5" long by 3/4" square.
Redtree Industries' Badger style brush is handcrafted with 100% natural bristle, making it a top choice for oil-based paints, stains, varnishes, urethanes and shellac. Wooden handle with rounded contours provides excellent balance and deft touch, while the thick head of bristles holds a generous amount of finish for extra-smooth flow and even leveling. Chisel trim allows you to cut in sharply and cleanly. Made in USA.Each brush has a convenient hanging hole.1" brush measures 7-3/4" long overall. It is approximately 1/2" thick.2" brush measures 8-5/8" long overall. It is approximately 5/8" thick.3" brush measures 9-1/4" long overall. It is approximately 3/4" thick.