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Re: period turners polish?

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  • Ralph Lindberg
    ... Gillian, I don t think that using the lathe to hold the object would work well. What might work well is putting buffing wheels on the lathe (or drill, or
    Message 1 of 10 , Apr 11, 2005
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      --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, "msgilliandurham"
      <msgilliandurham@y...> wrote:
      >
      > What about for non-turned furniture? "Flatware", I suppose you could
      > call it <g>
      >
      > Or is the key to this, that you apply the oil, then the beeswax, or
      > the combination of oil and wax, and then use the lathe to turn the
      > finished item while you hold the buffer to polish it? And that using
      > this method on "flatware" requires way too much elbow grease?
      >

      Gillian, I don't think that using the lathe to hold the object would
      work well.
      What might work well is putting buffing wheels on the lathe (or
      drill, or grinder, or...) and then using that to obtain a similar type
      result.

      TTFN
      Ralg
      AnTir
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