Understanding Wood Finishing – How to Select and Apply the Right Finish
By: Bob Flexner
Rodale Press, Inc. 1994
Author Bob Flexner has been finishing wood for more than 20 years. He spent the last 6 years learning the chemistry of finishing, so you don’t need to. In Understanding Wood Finishing, Flexner has distilled his technical knowledge into the practical information you need to understand how every finish will perform and why. In his book you will find tips for getting the perfect finish, tricks for determining what kind of finish you’re really buying, a handy chart telling which stains are compatible with which finishes and step-by-step finishing schedules.