The Art of Classical Furniture Finishing is Tim Inman's new book on fine furniture finishing and refinishing. Tim taught classes and helped develop the Minuteman furniture restoration systems for professional restorers for nearly 25 years.This book includes many of Tim's tricks and tips on working with fine furniture and antique finishes. This book covers color theory and working with colors; how to dye and stain furniture to get the look YOU want. Learn how to use furniture glazes, stains, toners, shading lacquers to get special effects and looks you want on your furniture, from old to new. Includes an optional 25 step finishing schedule with each step explained in detail. Plus, Tim's sense of humor shows through too to make this a fun and informative read, whether you're a seasoned professional or an active woodworking hobbyist. B&W. Color covers.