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#1 posted 11-11-2012 04:56 PM

A wire brush (by hand or in a drill/die grinder) is what I use. Get a full face shield if using it in a power tool. You can vary the look of the surface by the amount of pressure you use. When you get the look you want, blow it off well with the air nozzle, and apply the finish of your choice.

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