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Cracks and small fractures will appear in all outdoor wood furniture. These are known as “checks”, and should be expected in teak, though in smaller numbers and size when compared to other wood products. This happens when the wood itself seasons over time, capturing and releasing moisture from the air. Two-part cleaners come in two...
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In summer when windows are open, or dust-causing work is being done in the home, dust more frequently. If you want to remove the silver-gray patina and restore the furniture to its original color use a teak cleaner which can be purchased from a marine store. Teak requires very little maintenance apart from the occasional...
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You can also store it the same way by hanging it. Now, you know why it’s called a hanging strop. You can see strops in many shapes and sizes with different combinations of surfaces. However, you simply might want your other hand free. If you prefer to carve without being distracted, this leather strap for...
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Performing this maintenance task recklessly can lead to a bad cut or worse, depending on how sharp your knives are and what damage is done when you lose control. Even if you don’t have a belt available to turn into a strop, the tools above give you a few alternative methods to get the job...
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Well, this is not good, as it indicates a swift decline in the effectiveness of the strop. Once it is over, ensure you clean your blade with the help of warm water. Similarly, also clean your strop immediately. This leather strop is stiff enough that it doesn’t need a wooden backing, and it sports a...
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I go there after 1,500 grit W&D automotive finishing paper which I use on a 3/4″ pipe to do my crooked knives. I go there after 4,000 grit water stones with my ordinary gouges. Cllaude, you seem to have a special touch to find the right charts. Have you seen one that gives the grit...
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