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This is a practical approach for the homeowner. Dresdner covers choosing paints and finishes, surface preparation, and application methods. Both interior and exterior painting and finishing are covered. Dresdner offers many tips and shortcuts gleaned from years on the job. This is a step-by-step guide to accomplishing the major finishing tasks around the home. Kitchens, baths, built-ins and paneling, doors, moulding and trim, furniture, siding, decks, porches, fences and patios.

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