|Forum topic by Dan Hux||posted 11-25-2010 05:17 PM||939 views||0 times favorited||5 replies|
11-25-2010 05:17 PM
I just got my mini lathe a few weeks ago and have enjoyed it alot. I picked up some bushings for a cigar pen from one of the more popular walk in woodworking stores here in Raleigh, NC.. The problem is I was working on a maple cigar pen when I noticed the wood kept getting dark gray bands. I thought it was my sandpaper so I quit, so I could give it some thought, because it didn’t happen on the slimline pens (maple, pecan or bamboo) I made in the last few days. I started again this morning with different paper, its happened again. I started paying better attention and noticed every time the paper touched one of the bushing, the dark gray bands started showing up on my wood. Is there anything I can do besides wrap tape around the bushings? Anybody run into this issue with silver looking bushings?
-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com