By Jeff Jewitt
An impressive book covers traditional and modern techniques for coloring and finishing wood.
From setting up a spray booth to rubbing out a final gloss, instrument makers will find a wealth of useful information here, enhanced with over 850 outstanding color photos and drawings.
Many of the photos illustrate the effects of coloration on various woods, and help make each finishing process understandable. Be sure to make room on your shelf for this book, alongside our own Guitar Finishing Step-By-Step.
Contents in brief:
Part 1: Preparing a wood surface and fixing wood defects
Part 3: Techniques for applying and controlling stains, glazes, toners and dyes
Part 4: Filling and sealing wood pores
Part 5: Applying oils, varnishes, paint, shellac, lacquer and waterbase finishes, by hand, by brush and by spray, and rubbing out the final surface
294 pages, hardcover.