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Forum topic by Marn64 posted 03-23-2017 05:27 PM 251 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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Marn64

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03-23-2017 05:27 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question buffing refurbishing finishing

What would you suggest for a buffing wheel and compound for buffing saw nuts and antique wooden planes? I was inspired to do this when I saw on Hans Brunner Tools website that that is how he cleans wooden planes and brass. Take a look at the pics, the results are undeniable, it’s at the bottom of the page
http://www.hansbrunnertools.com/Stanley%20by%20numbers/Cleaning%20Planes.htm
He suggests an unsewn buffing wheel. Now I don’t have a grinding station so hand drill, power drill, or dremel is what I am looking for.

-- Benjamin, Milwaukee


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#1 posted 03-28-2017 05:34 PM

I bought a steel bristle wheel for my hammer drill and it works great. I usually finish up with a leather stropping wheel I got on amazon and just put it in my cordless dewalt. It has worked great on my restoration I am currently working on. I usually put a little PB blaster on the rusty part, give it a turn on the steel wheel, then strop the flat parts. Puts a nice burnish on it.

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