Glazing is another wood finishing technique, that, at it's base is simply applying a pigment on top of a finish. it can be used to create any number of effects in your wood be it a subtle color shift, to obscuring the grain, adding depth, or distressing furniture to make it look old. Glazing is an invaluable refinishers tool to match colors and a skill that our students learn that will serve them well in the field.
Monday, May 18, 2009
Friday, May 15, 2009
Wood 1032 Furniture Conservation: A Visit with Paul Storch, Senior Objects Conservator at the MN Historical Society
Senior Objects Conservator for the Minnesota Historical Society, Paul Storch, had a great conversation with students today about conservation. You can see Paul showing off one of the fine historical pieces that has come to him. This is a drum from the Civil War that had just come in for testing to establish what might need attention to preserve this historical piece. Here is another fine example of what it meas to involved in conservation.