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U Beaut A Polishers Handbook

$40.00

Stock: Available

Product Code: 00-226

A Polishers Handbook was originally written for use by students at the Central Victorian School of Woodcrafts, this concise handbook of finishing and finishes is designed to be used in the workshop and not left on a shelf in the living-room or study.

 

This new edition is wire bound to enable it stay open at the page you are using as a reference whilst you work. A clear plastic cover protects the exterior from stains and the inevitable spills whilst the book is in use.

 

Fifth Edition - 2016
WHAT'S CHANGED?

• Deletion of many superfluous pages 
• Expansion and updating of many section 
• Many new and updated graphics most in colour 
 

New sections Include:
• A Few Favourite Things 
• Conversion Tables 
• 4 More Pages of Jokes  

 

Also includes comprehensive sections on:
• 
French polishing (on new & restored work) 
• Staining & Dying (using both old and new methods as well as chemicals) 
• Glues (includes hide glue and how to make a glue-pot) 
• Other finishes (including: nitro-cellulose, oil, wax, polyurethane, etc) 
• Decorative finishes (Including: gesso effects, marbling, gilding,
scumbling and decorative finishes for woodturners, etc.)
 

• 
Fire and Weather Worn Effects 

FOR WOODTURNERS

Sanding techniques, including: wet sanding and rotary sander. 
Finishes including
: friction polishes, oils waxes and cyanoacrylate, decorative and.more


Also contains sections on:
• Abrasives • Numerous recipes • Experiments to try • Suppliers List • 
• Full information on using ‘u Beaut Polishes products •
• New graphics many now in colour • More jokes than ever • 
• Quotes • Comics • Words of Wisdom •

A MUST FOR ALL WOODWORKERS AND ANYONE CONTEMPLATING 
FURNITURE RESTORATION


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