buffing wheel


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buff·ing wheel

(bŭf′ĭng)
n.
A wheel covered with a soft material, such as velvet or leather, for shining and polishing.
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buffing wheel

n
(General Engineering) a wheel covered with a soft material, such as lamb's wool or leather, used for shining and polishing. Also called: buff wheel
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buffing wheel - a wheel that is covered with soft material
polisher, buffer - a power tool used to buff surfaces
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
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The kiss of death for the beginning gunsmith is the buffing wheel. I'd bet you a cold adult beverage more guns have been ruined by electric sanders and buffers than rust.
The craftsmen that barreled, buffed, and blued them were rather zealous, and depending on the craftsman's individual skills, some rifles have slightly rounded edges where the buffing wheel was applied a bit too aggressively.
We used to polish frames on a buffing wheel to remove slight blemishes as the mottling and colours went through the whole frame, but not now.
Pick up a buffing wheel and bar compound (one example is the Assorted Polishing and Buffing Kit, No.
As the screw comes out the other side, provide an electric- or air-powered buffing wheel with an appropriate metal polish.
Cerium Oxide rubbing compound is typically used with an electric buffing wheel for getting the scratches or etching out of the glass.
For one this 1911 never, ever came close to a buffing wheel, as the Perkins Custom Premium forged slide and frame were meticulously sanded by hand for 3 days to remove all machine marks.
Next, they had to finish each steel and brass piece with a grinding wheel, then use a buffing wheel for a mirror shine.
Instead of liquid or wax finishes you can also buff the wood with a buffing wheel. The buffing set-up I use in place of liquid finishes ran over $140 more.
Instead, I turn to my shop-built buffing wheel, because it works so quickly and so well.