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Old 09-03-2018, 05:20 PM
Charlie Myres Charlie Myres is offline
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Location: Narrogin, Western Australia
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I do the same as John, but I use a piece of very thin leather instead of a rag; but you probably know that already Bill, seeing that you have done such a good job already.

Once you have the metal as smooth as you can, the finishing involves finer and finer grades of wet-and-dry paper and then polishing, either with a buffing wheel or by hand, to get a shiny metal finish. There is a very good aluminium polish available in the USA, which someone posted here once,

Cheers Charlie
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