This antique text contains a detailed guide to finishing cabinets, including pictures and descriptions of how to finish twenty different types of wood. Each type of wood is described in-depth with information given on use, colours, stains, and finishing techniques. On top of this, there are photographs for each wood type showing a cross section, radial section, and tangential section. The perfect reference book for anyone with an interest in wood finishing, this text makes for a value addition to collections of DIY literature. The chapters of this book include: White Pine - Eastern; White Pine - Western - Idaho, or California Sugar Pine; Yellow Pine - Eastern Hard Pine; Yellow Pine - Western, Or Bull Pine; Cedar - Eastern Red - Pencil Cedar; Cypress; Alder - Western Red Alder; Basswood - Whitewood; Birch; Butternut - White Walnut; Cherry, Plum, or Wild Cherry; Gum - Red Gum; Maple - Rock Maple - Sugar Maple; et cetera. We are proud to republish this antique book now complete with a new introduction on wood finishing.