Wood Finishing 2.0
The Business of Finishing Wood
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Wood Finishing 2.0 is a veritable textbook written
for woodworking and wood finishing professionals. This
book is unique because it approaches the subject of
wood finishing not just as technical skill but also
as a business. It strives to give both the finisher
and the business management the tools necessary to
produce a consistent, high quality product while
enhancing the bottom line.
The first half of the book is a
technical guide to the entire finishing process from
sanding thru buffing. It explains the various
coatings, stain systems, tools and techniques used
in a production finishing environment. Both
waterborne and solvent based coatings and stain
systems are covered.
The second half of the book
covers the often overlooked business topics.
Subjects such as: estimating, scheduling, contracts,
and quality control are reviewed. There are also
discussions on dealing with customers, employee
relations, training and the importance of team
development. All of these are issues that can have
a major impact on product quality and profitability.
Ron Bryze is an Industrial
Engineer with a 38 year background in the wood
finishing industry. For the last 10 years he has
consulted with hundreds of woodworking companies on
their finishing practices. He is also the author of
The College of Wood Finishing Knowledge, has
produced numerous training videos for professional
wood finishers and teaches classes on a variety of
2.0 is a soft cover edition printed on glossy
paper. It is 360 pages
contains over 500 photographs.
2012 Ron Bryze