Glazing is a finishing technique in which color is added between coats of clear finishes. It can be used to adjust the color of wood, darken the pores, equalize color in dissimilar woods, and give a new project the look of an antique. In this excerpt from the DVD "Hand-Applied Finishes," professional finisher Jeff Jewitt demonstrates two glazing techniques. In the first example, he adds a pin strip decoration to the front of a drawer. In the second, he uses glaze to mimic the look of a classic mission oak finish.

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Hand-Applied Finishes

Create flawless finishes with oils, varnish, shellac, and lacquer, and discover the best methods for coloring wood, with easy-to-follow techniques from a professional finisher.

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