Surface prep, wipe-on and spray
finishing, and a visit with a finishing expert
In this DVD, finishing expert
Michael Dresdner shows you what you need to know to become a
proficient wood finisher, starting with classic surface-prep
problems and their solutions -- how to recognize and remove
dents, how to recognize and fill gouges, how to pre-raise
wood grain to get the best results under waterborne
finishes, and, most important, how to sand wood.
You'll learn how to apply a simple wax finish,
shellac-and-wax, and a polyurethane with only a rag for a
tool. It's a simple process: rag on your finish, wipe it
off, let it dry, recoat. Youíve got to see this to learn how
little you have to do to get a classy, silky, surface thatís
ideal for most indoor furniture.
Next, Dresdner visits wood finishing expert Chris Minick,
who teaches you how to brush on a flawless polyurethane
Finally, Dresdner explains the simple principles of spray
finishing and guides you through the potentially confusing
landscape of modern spraying tools. You'll find out how to
set up each type of spray equipment, how to adjust spray
patterns, and how to apply all the major coatings to a
variety of furniture types -- a chair, a tabletop, a
bookcase -- and to a guitar.