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Churchy1989

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Re: Another 'First attempt' thread
« Reply #15 on: September 10, 2019, 07:52:51 PM »

Both look great ! Keep on going!
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Re: Another 'First attempt' thread
« Reply #16 on: September 10, 2019, 09:31:07 PM »

Lovely job mate, great work on the spine that is very crisp and straight.
I polish mine with this stuff https://www.bunnings.com.au/josco-sscard-white-polishing-compound_p6327131
Also good for getting a mirror finish on blades if you are stopping them. I use a bit of scrap MDF charged with the polish to get my draw knife and chisels dangerously sharp.
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Re: Another 'First attempt' thread
« Reply #17 on: September 10, 2019, 11:17:18 PM »

Thanks all :)
I have some of that Josco white that came with a pack of buff wheels, but haven't actually tried it because it said it was intended for metals.  Will definitely give it a go now.
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Re: Another 'First attempt' thread
« Reply #18 on: September 11, 2019, 02:00:30 AM »

I only used it because I had it lying around from some aluminium tubing that I'd polished and didn't have anything else at hand. I have used cut and polish for automotive paint too, that works quite well.
The only downside to the metal polish is that you need to have dedicated metal / timber setups so that you don't get the aluminium oxide onto a bat.
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Re: Another 'First attempt' thread
« Reply #19 on: September 11, 2019, 07:19:25 PM »

Beauty!
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Re: Another 'First attempt' thread
« Reply #20 on: September 11, 2019, 08:51:44 PM »

Good work mate, great efforts!
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