Flexner on Finishing: Five Common Finishing Problems


Bleeding, blushing, blotching, orange peel and fish eye.
By Bob Flexner
Pages: 66-68

From the October 2009 issue #178
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The basics of wood finishing are really quite simple: You use one of three tools – a rag, brush or spray gun – to transfer a liquid stain or finish from a can to the wood. Finishing becomes more complex when problems occur.

Here are five common problems, together with how to avoid them – and how to deal with them when they happen.


From the October 2009 issue #178
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