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Forum topic by sklerp posted 07-27-2018 03:14 PM 385 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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sklerp

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07-27-2018 03:14 PM

Im interested in trying a test within different brands and styles of finishes to see what is and is not compatible with each other. If anyone has any suggestions please let me know. Ive already got a pretty good idea of things I would like to try but If im going to do a test I might as well do a bunch of different styles


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#1 posted 07-27-2018 05:55 PM

Sklerp this may help. Bob’s books may be available through your local library or library regional system, if not Amazon has his books.

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_1_7?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=flexner+on+finishing&sprefix=flexner%2Caps%2C205&crid=14SAFJHGFMEAK

This is the industry standard reference book we used for my former undergrad coatings program. Again your library system may be able to locate it for you perusal.

https://www.amazon.com/Paint-Coating-Testing-Manual-Gardner-Sward/dp/0803120605/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532713755&sr=8-1-fkmr0&keywords=finish+testing+gardner

-- Wuddoc

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#2 posted 07-27-2018 06:13 PM

It is you choice if you want to re-invent the wheel but there are numerous books on finishes and many articles in woodworking magazines (Fine Woodworking is a good one) that explains all that…..with out the mess.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#3 posted 07-28-2018 03:46 PM

Agree with both of the above. No sense repeating what is already known fact. Flexner’s book is the best reference I’ve found. Jeff Jewitt, Great Wood Finishes, is also good to have – has additional methods and techniques

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