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French polishing

Philippa Barstow

French polishing

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Published by B.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture finishing.,
  • Polishes.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPhilippa Barstow, Alan Waterhouse.
    ContributionsWaterhouse, Alan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT199.4 .B37 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1160995M
    ISBN 100713470771
    LC Control Number94139644

    Sep 08,  · French polishing is not really practical for everyday use. If you spill a glass of wine on a French polished table it will ruin it. I began French polishing in the shipyards and went self-employed. YOUR SIMPLE GUIDE TO FRENCH POLISHING3 Practice makes perfect French polishing requires patience and practice and should first be tried out on a spare piece of flat wood, with the polishing area in a warm, dust free environment. There are many methods of French polishing and every French polisher has his or her own method which is developed.


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Here is expert advice on preparation/5(5). French polishing is a traditional wood finishing technique commonly used on antique furniture.

French polish is not a specific material but rather the effect of applying shellac to a woodworking project that produces a tough surface with a very glossy, mirror-like finish.

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Jun 11,  · a look at the thoughts of traditional French Polishing by the English Polisher. Jun 16,  · Synopsis This work, although primarily about the art of French polishing, also contains considerable information that should be useful to those interested in wood finishing.

The book offers guidance on: surface preparation, cleaning and re-polishing, touching up marks, staining, French /5(11). French polish is a process, not a material.

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It gives practical guidance on. 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. Shellac and French Polish In which he stated: I don't know if I'm an "expert", but I've French polished half a dozen or so pieces of furniture with excellent results.

I learned by scrutinizing George Frank's Article in FWW's "Finishes and Finishing Techniques" found on page There are various schools of French polishing, I followed Frank's method which is supposed to be the true French one.

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The sections of this book include: 'Shellac', 'What French Polishing Is', 'The Polishing Workshop', 'The Polishing Rubber', 'Preparing Surfaces', 'Preparing New Wood', 'Wax Stopping', 'Fillers and Filling', 'Fatting of Bodying-In', 'Bodying-up or Working-Up', 'Colouring', 'Spiriting', 'Supporting', 'Work for Polishing', and more.

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