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The Way to Woodwork - Step-by-Step to a Perfect Finish (DVD)

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46512
Rating:
58% of 100

If you are new to finishing, this DVD is a ''must have'' and even if you know a thing or two about the topic, you’re certain to learn even more. This DVD approaches finishing in a systematic, step-by-step approach that prevents problems before they occur. Entertaining and informative, this video does not teach you how to finish a project, it teaches you how to get a great finish on every project! Learn how to get a smooth, beautiful topcoat. Get better results in less time and make your projects look just like you want them to. Includes details on selecting the right finish and how to apply it effectively with confidence

(1) Way to Woodwork: Step-By-Step to a Perfect Finish DVD
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Manufacturer Part Number Way to Woodwork DVD
Weight 0.2000
Tech Spec No
Tech Docs No
Length No
Author Michael Dresdner
Topic Finishing
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Infomative DVD
Well worth getting. I keep going back to it as a reference DVD you can learn a lot from it for that perfect finish.
January 1, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great for beginners (and those who didn't realize they were)!
I didn't know I've been sanding wrong for decades! I also thought you needed to sand with the grain, but Michael's trick of sanding across the grain at opposing diagonals as you increase in grit made my next sanding job three times faster! I think that was worth the price of the DVD alone. Just wished I'd viewed it years earlier.
January 12, 2014
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
comprehensive, illustrating best practices and inspiration
This video covers prep to finish. A great in depth look with tips that I can use on every project. I have tended to get into finishing process that I like and stay with it but now will apply this info into new projects. I also watched it with my teenage son who can see how much more can be done. If you want to learn and grow in your projects get this video. I actually watched the whole video to get a solid feel of it.
January 9, 2014
Old news
I am looking for a solution to reduce or remove dust nibs in poly finishes. Didn't find it in this DVD.
July 27, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Very basic
I agree that this video is for beginners. I expected a lot more on the actual finish, but most of the video is on sanding and adding color to the wood. I bought the video for more of the tips on rubbing out a high gloss finish, which they covered in about 30 seconds, or tips on applying and sanding final top coats. There is some good tips on the video, such as the touching up blemishes with color. Overall, I would not recommend this DVD to anyone but beginners. And somebody has got to say it, what's the deal with Dresdner's shirt??
March 12, 2014
Not worth the time
The info is very basic. I was hoping for more video training.
April 5, 2014
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
If today is your first day of woodworking, this video is for you...
This video is well made, but very very basic. When it started, I went directly to the chapter on rubbing out a finish expecting to find hints, tips, techniques, etc. Instead it was a two minute chapter telling us to "first sand the surface with 600 up to 1200 grit, then apply rubbing compound, then apply polishing compound, then apply swirlmark remover (that one they did demonstrate). There were some good things, but very beginner stuff.
December 3, 2013
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Rockler Store
I want to learn more on finishing
STEVE C on Mar 1, 2017
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Evelyn O on Oct 31, 2016
I want to learn more on finishing
STEVE C on Mar 1, 2017
Bought two times never able to open either of them will never buy any dvd
Tom D on Dec 5, 2016
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Evelyn O on Oct 31, 2016
Had seen a similar demonstration on tv. This DVD a very good guide to good wood finishing practices.
Bobby H on Aug 2, 2016
Need to improve my wood finishing
Chip A on Jul 29, 2016
I'm beginning woodpecker and this looked like it was for me.
Martin H on Dec 30, 2015
To finish informedly
Ronald M on Dec 28, 2015
It looked like a good beginning instructional DVD.
Leslie B on Dec 16, 2015
Michael is a friend of mine and and excellent writer and teacher.
John B on Nov 30, 2015
Have not cracked it open
Bud M on Nov 30, 2015
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Thomas M on Oct 18, 2015
I know from experience by buying from the original store/warehouse in Rogers Mn since it opened I have always got my moneys worth and can rely on the employees be very helpful and informative. I have bought from the store here in Concord since we moved here 2 years ago and feel like they are doing just as good of a job here. I was happy to find a store here.
BRUCE A on Aug 27, 2015
Learn finishing.
Jerry D on May 29, 2015
Thier are so many ways to finish woods. It will be great to now how to do it correctly. Finally it will nice not to waste so many stains and finishes to the projects that I will be able to do.
Dennis B on Apr 9, 2015
Bought two times never able to open either of them will never buy any dvd
Tom D on Dec 5, 2016
Had seen a similar demonstration on tv. This DVD a very good guide to good wood finishing practices.
Bobby H on Aug 2, 2016
Is the information in a book form, too? or just a DVD in the package?
Kim W on Feb 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It is only a DVD , but very informative ! Well worth the purchase for any one that plans on finishing woods of any kind