Re: Cleaning files fouled by aluminum

Bill in OKC too

Frank Ford is definitely the real deal when it comes to craftsmanship in a bunch of materials and the use, maintenance, and creation of tools and other objects. He's high on my list of tech wizards. :)

Bill in OKC 

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On Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 12:33:09 PM CDT, mike allen <animal@...> wrote:

        Yea , Frank is a genius at other things besides just being one of the best luthiers around .


On 6/28/2022 7:08 AM, Ray De Jong via wrote:
Wow! that 'Tips Page' link is to a most excellent list of tips , well worth looking into and bookmarking

On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 05:27:05 AM PDT, Glen Ruch via <gw.ruch@...> wrote:

This guy uses Bamboo.  He even built a special handle.

He also has a Tips page


On 6/27/22 12:14, Nick Andrews wrote:
Interesting.   I normally use a file card,  but some of the files I've found at estate sales have all kinds of odd stuff on them so different methods are interesting.   I'll have to try some of these out. 

On Mon, Jun 27, 2022, 10:48 AM Rogan Creswick <creswick@...> wrote:

A scrap of wood works just fine, too. I find the endgrain works best, and forms the same sort of teeth he shows with copper.

On Sun, Jun 26, 2022 at 9:34 PM Nick Andrews <nickjandrews@...> wrote:
Find this.   Pretty cool. 

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