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Forum topic by Joeshop posted 04-20-2010 08:10 PM 1064 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-20-2010 08:10 PM

What do most of you LJs use to protect your tools after cleaning, derusting, etc. ??

-- ~You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.~ - Joe

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#1 posted 04-20-2010 08:14 PM

boeshield T9, or Johnson’s Paste wax. both work great

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#2 posted 04-20-2010 08:20 PM

Boeshield T-9 and Johnson’s paste wax. For the tools stored in drawers in my workbench (hand planes, chisels, etc.) I throw in a couple of bags of desiccant to retard moisture buildup (helps prevent rust).

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#3 posted 04-20-2010 08:31 PM

Boeshield for rust removal then I hit my planes and cast iron table tops with Renaissance Wax since it isn’t silicone based to interfere with finishes. I keep an oily rag in my sharpening station that is saturated with Camelia oil from years of wiping down tools and always wipe down my hand tools at the end of the day with it.

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#4 posted 04-20-2010 08:38 PM

WD40 and T9

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#5 posted 04-20-2010 08:57 PM


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#6 posted 04-20-2010 09:25 PM

I just ordered a bottle of Carmelia Oil and a six pack of Bull Frog rust blocker strips from Highland Woodworking. Found some rust specs on my planes when I reopened my shop this spring. Will post a Review after I receive and evaluate.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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