Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
Re: Success with a making a shallow ura

David Weaver
curious about the compound - mcmaster's page says that those types have a binder that is more or less a glue for the wheel so that the grit binds to the wheel and doesn't just fly out like it does with a wax stick.

Did it seem to maintain its cutting power?

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1) now you have a quick inexpensive method that won't crack an iron and you can employ it whenever you want
2) since you came up with it, you "own the knowledge" and won't forget it

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