Brightwork is rarity among boating and boat maintenance books: a beautiful how-to book, with 59 lush four-color photographs that celebrate the incomparable look and texture of oiled, varnished, and bare wood surfaces on boats. Rebecca Wittman's meticulously thorough yet graceful and entertaining text details in 17 chapters how to achieve such stunning results. Chapter include choosing Finishes; The Yacht Refinishing Commandments: Stripping Old Finishes; Intermediate Prep Work; Oiling; The Varnishing Prelude; Varnishing; Maintaining and Repairing Varnish; Rescuing Teak Decks; Tools; and Materials. A glossary and an appendix on safety, both personal and environmental, complete the book.Wittman, Rebecca is the author of 'Brightwork The Art of Finishing Wood', published 1991 under ISBN 9780071579810 and ISBN 0071579818.
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