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Reviving the lost art of French polishing. Popular in Victorian times, French polish is the mirror-like finish that has long been admired as one of the most beautiful ways to finish wood. Because it is also labor-intensive, its popularity waned in the 20th century, but that could all change with the publication of French Polishing by Derek Jones. A no-nonsense approach this "antique" finish. Simple and straightforward, French Polishing demystifies the entire process, demonstrating that this finish is easier to do than most people think. Essentially, it consists of laying down one thin coat of shellac over another, time after time, to produce a tough, high-gloss finish.

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French Polishing

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Product code: 6729
French Polishing is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful ways to finish wood. This no-nonsense guide to the process of applying layers of shellac to create a rich, high-gloss surface includes all you need to know about French polishing, from choosing materials and setting up your workshop to preparing the surface and applying the finish.
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Weight 0.4840
Author Derek Jones
Pages 112
Product Form N/A
Size 5.9" x 8.2" x .3"
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