One of the most popular topics on the Metalsmith Society page is polishing! Here are some of the most popular tips I've showcased since the beginning.
CREATING A HOOK TO SECURE A CHAIN FOR HAND POLISHING.
ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH WITH POLISHING COMPOUND FROM @normbobby
USING A Q-TIP TO POLISH WITH YOUR FLEXSHAFT FROM
PROTECT YOUR STONE WITH TAPE WHILE POLISHING FROM
DIY SCOTCH-BRITE POLISHING MANDREL FROM @corkieboltonjewelry (that's me!)
USING A WOODEN DOWEL TO SECURE A CHAIN FOR POLISHING FROM @vancraftedstudio
YOU CAN ALSO USE A WOODEN DOWEL TO GENERALLY HOLD RINGS WHILE POLISHING FROM @noctuajewellery
POLISHING SMALL SPACES WITH COTTON STRING FROM @alastaircallumjewellery
USING A NAIL BUFF TO SAND AND POLISH FROM @edbshinyobjects
STRIPS OF 3M POLISHING PAPER TO GET INTO TIGHT SPOTS FROM @daveaugustdesign
HOLDING SMALL ITEMS WHILE POLISHING FROM @annie.lesperance
SUNSHINE CLOTH BUFFS FROM @riogrande
A TIP FOR POLISHING YOUR BEZELS FROM @lejewelrydesigns
REMOVING FIRESCALE WITH LUXOR® BY MERARD POLISHING COMPOUNDS FROM @riogrande
TURNING YOUR FLEXSHAFT INTO A MINI POLISHING MACHINE
A TIP ON POLISHING SAFELY FROM @letsmakejewelry
USING A DRAWER HANDLE TO STORE PLIERS FROM @elementril_smithing_co
THANK YOU FOR STOPPING BY!
Thank you to all the members of the community who shared these tips! You can find some of the items on my #tooltalktuesday page, shopping those links supports the page! You can also support the page by making a purchase in the Society Shop, becoming a patron or pinning these tips to Pinterest!