|Surface Finish by Dyeing, Staining, Pigmenting, Matting and Polishing - Course: Manual Woodworking Techniques. Trainees' Handbook of Lessons|
There are various techniques of surface treatment
- to change, as desired, the appearance of the surface of articles made from wood,
- to make the surfaces more resistant to mechanical and chemical influences.
In general one distinguishes:
- Pretreatment techniques, such as washing, sanding and de-dusting, deresinifying, bleaching, dyeing, staining, pigmenting and filling of pores,
- Coating techniques, such as matting, varnishing and polishing.
What is the purpose of surface treatment of