Painting and FinishingBook - 2002
Painting and finishing around the home can be daunting, both from the scale of the work and the bewildering array of finishing options available. But you can save yourself frustration, time, and money with the help of Build Like a Pro: Painting and Finishing. Written by a finishing professional, its an authoritative and practical guide to accomplishing the major finishing tasks around the home.
Dresdner covers both the interior and exterior of the house. Especially valuable is his advice on choosing finishes for special-needs projects like kitchens and bathrooms. You get information on floors, furniture and outside projects such as siding and trim. Youll also discover information on all aspects of preparation and assessment of a job, choosing materials and tools, and application techniques.
Dresdner takes you though each step in the process -- from planning to cleanup -- with detailed step-by-step instructions and hundreds of clear photos and drawings. Youll learn the tricks and shortcuts the pros use to cut those big painting and finishing projects down to size.
This comprehensive guide covers painting and finishing for: