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Forum topic by 12strings posted 12-11-2013 03:36 PM 674 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12strings

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12-11-2013 03:36 PM

Has anyone used a jewelry burnisher for their card scrapers?

You can get those for about $5, vs much more for a normal woodworking burnisher.

-- I'm strictly hand-tool only...unless the power tool is faster and easier!


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#1 posted 12-11-2013 06:42 PM

My guess is that it might not be hard enough since it’s designed for softer jewelry metal, but other than that guess I don’t know anything about jewelry burnishers.

You can get a Hock unhanded burnisher for $15 though and that’s not too bad. It has a nice polish on it and is very hard.

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#2 posted 12-11-2013 07:26 PM

screwdriver shafts work as burnishers as well.

I tried a jewelry burnisher….put enough scratches in the burnisher to render it unusable for jewelry.

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