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Flawless Finishing

with Robert Spiece
Learn essential finishing techniques that bring out the texture and character of your wood in this FREE mini-class.

Never fear wood finishing again! Learn accessible techniques and troubleshooting tips from furniture maker and instructor Robert Spiece in this free mini-class. Find out how to pick the right finish based on the woodgrain and desired outcome for your piece. Then, experiment with a variety of finishes to make the grain pop as you master wipe-on, brush-on and rottenstone hand-rub techniques. Robert will demonstrate how to prepare your wood for a smooth finish and share application methods for flawless results. You'll even learn how to easily and efficiently work with curved and offset pieces. Plus, get important safety tips to protect you and your shop!

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Lesson 1. How To Use Your Free Mini-Class

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Lesson 2. Material Selection & Surface Preparation


Lesson 3. Wipe-On Finishes


Lesson 4. Brush-On Finishes


Lesson 5. Hand-Rubbed Finishes

"I have finished many pieces of furniture over the years by just following the directions on the can. Robert not only tells you how to do a task but why it's done that way. Great class..."
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