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Flashcards in Architectural Woodworking Finishes Deck (16)
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typ to protect it from moisture/chemicals/contact,
and enhance appearance.

Finishes

2

open grain woods req before finishing

filler = more uniform appearance

3

lighten wood/uniform color

bleach

4

only used @ closed grain wood solid stock, and mdf sheet materials

opaque finishes

5

high nitrocellulose content modified w resins/plasticizers,
dissolved in a volatile solvent.

Lacquer

6

catalyzed lacquers

= extra ingredient.
speeds drying time,
additional hardness.

7

resins dissolved in volatile liquid.

varnish

8

varnish w high solids content =

opaque

9

synthetic finish w very hard, durable finish.

polyurethane

10

polyurethane disadvantages

difficult repair/refinish.

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polyurethane advantages

superior resistance to water, household chemicals, abrasion.

12

opaque polyurethanes: sheens

from dull satin to full gloss.

13

synthetic finish.
hardest, most durable.

polyesters

14

polyesters disadvantages

difficult to repair/refinish

15

polyesters advantages

very durable, as much as 80% the hardness of glass.

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polyesters opaque can be

colored,
only full gloss sheen.