METALSMITH SOCIETY'S TOP POLISHING TIPS

Posted by Corkie Bolton on

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 Shopbecoming a patron or pinning these tips to Pinterest!

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