Thread: Glossy wood
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Old January 20, 2020, 03:50 PM   #12
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Used properly, 0000 steel wool will give you a nice, satin finish.
Exactly and while the 0000 does leave "light" scratches to break up the light, you will not notice it and an application of wax, will not only retain the satin finish but protect the stock. …..

If you have concerns about wrecking the finish then just try it on a non-critical spot or you can send it off like you said. ……

In reverse
Have you ever seen a stock that shows a higher gloss, where it comes in contact with your hand? With time, the surface of your hand, actually polishes the finish. I had a browning that had a glossy finish and there were a number of light, "visible" scratches. Again, I worked it lightly wish plastic polish and this took "Most" of the scratches off...…

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