Finish Applicator Pads
These handy pads are made of a special woven fabric that holds a finish much better than a cotton cloth or rag. The 3" diameter pad is a dense 3/16" thick and fits nicely even in a gloved hand...
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- Work as a great alternative to cumbersome rags, reducing waste.
- End the need for folding and possible contamination of your finish.
- The pads work great for the inside of bowls and can be used in conjunction with our bowl sanding kit.
- 12 pads per pack.
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Segmented bowl turnings are Ron Thompson’s favorite choice of woodworking these days. A woodworker for 35 years now, Ron began with mostly flat work including shelves and end grain cutting boards. This one below is made from Exotic Brazilian Cherry and Domestic Cherry Wood.
Can't finish anything I turn without it!
I use nothing but these pads to polish wax and friction polish that I've applied to a spinning piece on the lathe. They're just the right combination of soft enough and dense enough to be perfect. I also use them for wiping on cleaning liquids and anything that won't harden. A single pad can last for a week to wipe down a turned piece with Mineral Spirits or Alcohol to remove sawdust.
I can't finish a turning without them!
Much better than old t-shirts or even purchased rags, they allow both even application of a finish or -- used dry -- polishing one already applied while the turning is spinning on the lathe.
Easy to use, and the perfect size.
I am a Game Call maker, and need a pad that works well with smaller objects, and these are just what I was looking for. I have had excellent results with them so far, and plan to order more.