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So I've used tung oil finish the Minwax tun oil brand.... for a finish. That of course is what Lowes had on hand and it was the least expensive. Either way this is the second application of the finish. I completely forgot about my buffing wheel so that will get some new life and new use.... Yes it's a harbor freight buffing wheel and it works quite well I just have to bolt it down to the bench. in the short run of things I also have the next three projects lined up after I finish the purple hearts. A myrtle wood blank a maple blank and a padauk blank. Thought Id never be working with tha
We have had a fantastic week here in the Turner's Forum! Questions, comments, tips, projects, the whole picnic lunch! Please remember we are just a few days away from wrapping up our annual fundraiser. We still need $64.99 to meet our goal. If you haven't made your donation, you are missing a chance at some awesome prizes! Our Patriot Turners- @Gerald is making progress on the Live Oak platter he started back in June. See his addition to the original post to learn how he handle a warping problem. @Ron Altier created a
I have a big Thank You for John Morris. I got a PM from him the other day asking if I wanted a buffing system that mounts on the lathe. I was about ready to turn it down because I have never seen the need and then it dawned on me that it would probably put a shine on my brass bullet pens. I wasn't wrong. Here is a picture of the buffing system from Don Pencil's Wood N Things. Am I right with my thinking that the reddish brown is used first and then the white diamond and lastly the tan wax? I buffed a brass shell to try it out. Turned the one wheel blac
before I should be able to buff it? I have had very limited experience with Tung oil and have always wondered when I should be able to buff it. Thanks I like Tung oil on these tops because it does not give a very slippery surface when dried.