The Hardwood Council's "Finishing Touch" guides

The Hardwood Council offers free Finishing Touch specifying guides, available in a 32-page booklet and as an interactive CD-ROM. The guides include a number of tips and tools, including a stain selector, physical and working properties of types of hardwood, a finishing guide and a Smart Specifying guide. To order, telephone (412) 281-4980, or visit the website at