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hiswillus

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08-04-2013 05:01 PM

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Just wondering if anybody has a clue to create the “soft touch” finish similar to the Bad Axe Tool saws. Is it simply a 50/50 oil varnish mix?

Thanks,

Jeff


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#1 posted 08-04-2013 10:44 PM

Most saw makers today use Tru-oil which will give you that lookif lightly rubbed out between coats and after the last coat with 0000 steel wool. There are videos on Youtube showing the process.

I don’t know for sure if it is what Bad Axe use, but why not call them up and ask them. I’m sure Mark will help you out.

-- Andy -- I don't mind going to work. It's the 8 hour wait to go home that I don't much care for.

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