Artistic Effects in Finishing

Striated finishes, ceruse, and five kinds of frottage: here's an illustrated tour of some advanced artistic wood finishing effects from top expert Ron Bryze. December 28, 2007

Reprinted with permission of Ron Bryze, author of "The College of Wood Finishing Knowledge: a Guide to the Business of Finishing Wood." Ron has over 35 years of experience and offers classes in wood finishing. Learn more at his website, www.ronbryze.com.

This is the fun stuff. Experiment with different materials and techniques. Sometimes a change in solvent of dry time can create a
dramatic new effect. As you try different techniques donít forget to take notes so that you can recreate the effect at a later time...

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Artistic Effects in Finishing