This Manual is divided into four chapters. Chapter 1 contains background information on the reasons for regulating emissions from wood furniture manufacturing including a brief regulatory perspective, an overview of the health effects of the five solvents used in the largest quantities, sources of emissions from a typical wood furniture manufacturing facility, and a summary of the new federal wood furniture regulations. Chapter 2 defines pollution prevention (P2) and discusses the elements of a successful P2 program. Chapter 2 is somewhat general and is included as a reference to provide companies with a framework to evaluate the pollution prevention opportunities presented in Chapter 3 and to develop a comprehensive pollution prevention program, if desired. Chapter 3 presents the various P2 opportunities available for wood furniture finishing, cleaning, gluing and housekeeping operations. For each of these activities, Chapter 3 also discusses regulatory requirements and pollution prevention technologies, and presents case studies. Chapter 4 concludes with recommended pollution prevention strategies.