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.
Micro-Mesh is used to polish surfaces back to clarity or a high gloss. Available in grades 1500-12,000.Micro-Mesh (Grades 1500 through 12000) was originally designed to polish most hard plastics, fiberglass, epoxy, gel-coat, raw and finished wood, cultured marble, sold surface, painted surfaces, gold, silver, etc. Micro-Mesh is not an aggressive stock remover. Common sandpaper products are required for the removal of deep scratches prior to using Micro-Mesh to polish the surface back to clarity or a high gloss. Use wet or dry with either water or water/detergent as a lubricant. You may also use mineral oil, vegetable oil, lemon oil, etc but DO NOT use anything containing solvent as this will delaminate the MICRO-MESH. Sheets are offered in the following Micro-Mesh grades: 1500, 1800, 2400, 3200, 3600, 4000, 6000, 8000, 12000
Set yourself apart...Fastcap screw caps are the finishing touch to a professional job! These self-adhesive cover caps are made with high performance acrylic Ultra-Bond PSA adhesive which increases in strength as it cures, providing a long lasting permanent bond. They are fast and easy to install and adhere well to almost any surface. Made of durable PVC, unfinished wood and pre-finished real wood, they work in a wide variety of applications, like covering screw holes and RTA fittings.