The Beauty Of Aged Wood Patina

One of the nice features of old furniture is the lovely patina that develops, As a piece ages, it mellows. The wood dries. The old finish deepens in color. The surface wood under the finish deepens in color. Good wood and good finishes age with grace. The entire effect is a rich, warm, mellow look. When you strip away the old finish, the mellow look disappears. No matter how good a job of refinishing is done, the new finish is still new, and looks it. The aging process must start ali over again.

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

THIS book is one of the series of Handbooks on industrial subjects being published by the Popular Mechanics Company. Like Popular Mechanics Magazine, and like the other books in this series, it is written so you can understand it. The purpose of Popular Mechanics Handbooks is to supply a growing demand for high-class, up-to-date and accurate text-books, suitable for home study as well as for class use, on all mechanical subjects. The textand illustrations, in each instance, have been prepared expressly for this series by well known experts, and revised by the editor of Popular Mechanics.

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