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Forum topic by SCOTSMAN posted 05-30-2009 09:19 PM 733 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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05-30-2009 09:19 PM

I have heard that there are some new to me wodturning abrasives micromesh and abranet any comments would be very welcome from those who have tried these I am thinking of both pen making whaich I am interested in these and general turning bowls etc both of which which I do a lot of.Durability is the main thing as these are not cheap.Alistair

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#1 posted 05-30-2009 10:13 PM

Alistair, I’m not a turner but, I use micromesh on some of my projects. The stuff lasts quite a while. But, your are correct, it’s not cheap. I started with the sample box which was $50 I order single sheets now but very sparingly. It produces an excellent finish. It wouldn’t be bad for the pens…bowls might be another issue.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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