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Buffing Compound for Chisels and Plane Irons

Trouble finding good buffing compound? We use chromium oxide for buffing out our steel cutting edges and removing the scratches from the bevels and flat faces of tools. It’s not rocket science. Chromium oxide abrasives suspended in a suitable compound are readily applied to leather strops for polishing the bevels of chisels and plane irons…

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Buffing compound at Harbor Freight

Buffing compound is not always readily accessible and I was scrounging around in Harbor Freight (a national US chain of tool and equipment suppliers in most major towns and cities stateside) the other day and found a compact round stick of green buffing compound for just under $5. It’s a good sized stick about 20mm…

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