Throw away those expensive gimmicks and learn how the pros get a perfect finish every time. This practical new book filled with shop-tested advice from the craftsman contributors at American Woodworker magazine will show you how. Inside you'll find a wealth of expert guidance for choosing, preparing and applying flawless finishes, with easy-to-follow instructions and more than 300 workshop photographs that illustrate every step. Learn how to use and clean a fine finishing brush, when to brush and when to wipe, and how to get a beautiful surface without the tedious labor of rubbing out. You'll find reliable advice for matching colors, making nondescript woods look great, and applying a glaze coat. A special section covers reviving damaged finishes, erasing water damage, and-when all else fails-stripping off the old finish and starting over.Technical Details:Learn to choose and apply flawless finishes.More than 300 workshop photographs144 pagesSoftcover
Unique blend of beeswax, carnauba wax and orange oil enhances the natural beauty and depth of grain in finished and unfinished wood. Prevents drying and deterioration of all wood finishes.Works great on oak!Easy to apply: Simply saturate small pad of cloth and wipe on; let stand 20 minutes and wipe off; polish with clean soft cloth.8 oz.
For added security, this heavy-duty drawer lock features a pin tumbler mechanism in lieu of discs, and the deadbolt extends a full 3/4", making it virtually impossible to jimmy. Unlike many drawer locks and cabinet locks, this model is surface mounted, meaning there is no need to mortise it into the cabinet. The perfect high security lock for securing valuables in drawers. Two keys and strike plate are provided. Keyed alike.Technical Details:Drawer lock has a 7/8" diameter cylinder that requires a 7/8" diameter boring.Use on 3/4" to 15/16" stock.Lock features dead bolt with 3/4" travel.Surface mounted.Supplied with two keys and strike plate.Drawer Lock body measures 1-1/4" x 1-5/8" x 1/2".Brushed brass finish on face of cylinder. Best Used With:Surface Mounted Pin Tumbler Door Lock (Rockler #17782)
Also known as "Pau Ferro," Bolivian Rosewood features a deep, chocolate brown tone with hints of purple, interlaced with even darker brown or black growth lines. A dense, but easily worked species native to Central and South America, it has a scent reminiscent of Walnut. The grain varies from straight to irregular and the wood is oily to the touch. Often used for the curving sides of guitars, Bolivian Rosewood steam bends nicely and will take an exceptional finish. All boards are machined S4S, and are planed to 1/8" and 1/4" thicknesses, relieving your planer of excess work. You also won't have to worry about chipout, which is difficult to prevent when planing thin stock. Thin boards are ideal for edging, veneering, inlay, marquetry, sides for decorative boxes, bending stock, bent laminations and whatever else your imagination can dream up!Common Names: Bolivian Rosewood, Morado, Pau Ferro.Botanical Classification: Machaerium scleroxylonTree is Native To: Bolivia and Brazil.Average Dried Weight: 53 lb/ft. Average Specific Gravity: 0.85Texture ranges from coarse to fine.Bolivian Rosewood requires pre-boring for fasteners.The machinery dust from this species may cause severe skin irritation to persons with allergies.