Wood Finishing

Wood Finishing

Pergamon Series of Monographs on Furniture and Timber

1st Edition - January 1, 1967

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  • Author: John W. Collier
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483185583

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Wood Finishing provides a comprehensive guide to wood finishing. The emphasis of the book is on tackling practical topics. The text first details the material components of wood finishing, such as strippers, revivers, stoppers, and varnishes. Next, the selection covers the various processes in wood finishing, which include waxing, filling, spraying, and flatting. The next chapter talks about supplementary topics, such as the chemistry of timber, hazards, workshop practices, and testing finishes. The title also tackles the various tools utilized in wood finishing, which include brushes, spray paints, coating machines, and tumbling barrels. The book will be of great use to anyone who wants to expand knowledge in woodworking.

Table of Contents


  • List of Plates

    Foreword

    Acknowledgments

    Glossary

    Materials

    Pigments

    Dyes

    Stains

    Bleaches

    Fillers

    Filler Coats and Primers

    Rags

    Abrasives

    Bitumen

    Oils

    Waxes

    Lubricants

    Solvents

    Thinners

    Cleaners

    Plasticizers

    Spray Color

    Resins

    Nitrocellulose

    Cellulose

    French Polish

    Varnishes

    Stoppers

    Nitrocellulose Lacquers

    Pullover

    Acid Catalyzed Lacquers

    Polyurethane Lacquers

    Unsaturated Polyesters

    Revivers, Strippers

    Processes

    Oiling

    Waxing

    Coloring (Including Staining and Bleaching)

    Filling In

    The Filling of Holes

    French Polishing

    Spraying

    Pulling Over

    Flatting

    Burnishing

    Matting

    Polyurethane Application

    Polyester Application

    Finishing Schedules

    Touching up

    Repairing

    Floor Finishing

    Exterior Finishing

    Reproduction and Antique Furniture

    Decorative Finishing

    Metal Finishing

    Surface Coating Faults

    Stripping

    Oak Treatments

    Supplementary Topics

    Chemistry and Structure of Timber

    Nature of Timber

    Timber Defects

    Wood Preservation

    Timber Conversion

    Fire Resistance

    Substrates Other than Timber

    Workshop Practice

    Hazards

    Testing Finishes

    Viscosity

    Examination Questions

    Appliances

    Brushes

    Spray Plant

    Electrostatic Systems

    Airless Spray Plant (Thermopress)

    Roller Coating Machine

    Curtain Coating Machine

    Flow Coating Plant

    Dipping Machine

    Tumbling Barrel

    Mechanical Filling Apparatus

    Flatting Equipment

    Burnishing Plant

    Heating Equipment

    Aerosols

    Bibliography

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 330
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1967
  • Published: January 1, 1967
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483185583

About the Author

John W. Collier

About the Editor

Jack Kape

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