Hand Tools

Subject:
Why Balsa?
Response To:
Kamisori ()

Patrick Chase
Why are you using Balsa with the CrO paste?

Are you just aiming for something stiffer than leather but with more "give" than a hard (iron or plastic) lap, or is there something specific about balsa that causes you to choose it?

I've had good luck with relatively hard polyurethanes for that sort of thing FWIW. Not exactly traditional, I know.

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